Medical Laboratory Scientist AdventHealth Shawnee Mission
Location Address: 9100 W 74 th Street, Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962 Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education Employee Referral Program Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
Work Hours/Shift: Part-Time Days 0700-1530 3 Days/Week
2-3 Weekend Shifts/Month
You Will Be Responsible For: Shares technical knowledge with co-workers; assists with training & orientation of new employees/students & serves as a resource to current staff, students, & physicians. Demonstrates initiative in work and other activities. Adjusts to changing customer needs by adapting work habits, schedules, or matters of personal convenience to improve service. Attendance pattern reflects commitment to job requirements & patient care needs Demonstrates & models positive behaviors which are supportive of change. Shows enthusiasm in the workplace; actively involved in promoting morale & encouraging others. Seeks opportunities to work cooperatively with other members of the hospital & system. Assist in the training of new associates. Willingly assists other associates during times of high volume workload. Works independently. Uses time efficiently when regular workload is done. Cross-trained between laboratory areas. Participates in and maintains competency requirements. Recognizes limitations & asks for assistance/instruction when necessary. Limits personal phone calls & business so as not to compromise productivity. Takes responsibility for own actions; openly admits mistakes & seeks ways to correct the problem. Responds in a professional manner to customer requests & inquiries, assuming responsibility for seeing them through to completion. Receives, prioritizes, and processes specimens in a timely manner to meet or exceed turnaround time standards. Performs & monitors the collection of laboratory specimens. Performs testing according to established procedures. Evaluates & interprets data based on knowledge of numerous factors affecting test results. Verifies normal & confirms abnormal results; provides appropriate communication & documentation in accordance with section protocols & in compliance with all accrediting & regulatory agencies. Recognizes critical results & documents action taken according to established policies. Utilizes critical thinking to recognize & resolve problems, documents corrective actions, and communicates to team. Performs & evaluates quality control, equipment maintenance, and instrument calibration as needed. Uses the LIS efficiently to order tests, enter results/documentation, & obtain information, in keeping with established protocols. Recognizes that the attainment of knowledge is every employee’s responsibility & accepts accountability for staying current on all written or electronic communication. Enhances technical expertise & professional knowledge by participation in mandatory & continuing education opportunities. Maintains clean, well-stocked, & organized work area. Understands & utilizes department resources, including department manuals, administrative policy manuals, safety manuals, MSDS & other reference material. Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment and follows established chemical hygiene & biohazard protocols. Qualifications What You Will Need: Bachelors’s Degree No Previous Experience Required Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP) certification or equivalent or advanced degree and able to meet CLIA’s 88 standards for high complexity testing Certification or equivalent required upon 90 day evaluation date.
The Medical Laboratory Scientists performs laboratory analysis requiring a complex network of steps & variables. Confirms & verifies, correlates & interprets test results utilizing in-depth knowledge of techniques, principles, instruments, & physiology. Recognizes technical, instrumental & physiological problems, identifies the cause & evaluates alternative solutions. Operates, maintains, & repairs equipment. Establishes & monitors quality assurance program. This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.