Medical Laboratory Scientist, Geisinger Medical Center Microbiology (Full Time) (Days)
Location: Danville, Pennsylvania
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: R-42331
$12,500 sign on bonus for qualified applicants!Performs and reports various analyses from multiple specimen sources. Performs duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction. Meets the qualifications to provide care for patients in the specific age range on their assigned clinical area.
Maintains an expected level of productivity.
Manages multiple work processes efficiently.
Completes tasks in a timely manner.
Handles specimens properly.
Confirms identification and specimen suitability.
Uses appropriate accessioning procedures.
Recognizes discrepancies on patient orders.
Resolves and reports problems and solutions as appropriate.
Performs and records instrument maintenance, troubleshooting, and quality control.
Replenishes reagents and supplies according to established protocols.
Follows established reporting procedures, computerized, verbal, and manual as appropriate.
Navigates and accesses multiple computer applications as needed for job functionality.
Assists in the training and orientation of new employees.
Participates in educational activities to maintain current knowledge in the field.
Successful completion of initial and subsequent competency exams required.
Work is typically performed in a clinical environment. Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures.
The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job. Additional competencies and skills outlined in any department-specific orientation will be considered essential to the performance of the job related to that position.
$12,500 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR QUALIFIED APPLICANTS!*
GMC is home to ourmicrobiology lab, whichfeatures full-service microbial diagnostics 24 hours/ 7 days a week. Specialties include bacteriology, mycology, parasitology, mycobacteriology, virology, and molecular microbiology. Our microbiology team annually performs more than one million billable tests with opportunities to work up highly complex and unusual bacterial cases.
Education Qualification and Details
Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist:
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university AND successful completion of anASCP/NAACLS-accreditedMedical Technology program OR;
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical or clinical laboratory science AND ASCP categorical certification OR;
Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university with a major in biological, chemical, physical, or clinical laboratory science AND at least two years' experience in a role equivalent to that of a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) in a clinical laboratory
Medical Lab Technician:
Associate degree in a laboratory science with certification (or eligible new graduate) from an accredited institution as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Military experience will be considered and is welcomed. US Army 68K Medical Laboratory Specialist, 71E Clinical Laboratory Scientist, US Navy Medical Laboratory Technician, US Air Force Medical Laboratory Technician 4T0X1 and Biomedical Laboratory Officer (43TX) and related medical specialities.
Geisinger benefits include, but are not limited to:
Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, that starts day one of employment
Three medical plan choices, including options to save with a flexible spending account (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
Company-paid life, short-term disability, and long-term disability insurance
Competitive 401(K) plan that includes an automatic 5% Geisinger contribution starting day one of employment
PTO plan that allows you to earn more time more quickly
MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn monetary incentives
Family support that includes adoption assistance, IVF and IUI coverage, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free Care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones.
*Qualified applicants are those individuals who have not worked in a full- or part-time capacity for Geisinger Medical Laboratories in the last 18 months.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We know that a diverse workforce with unique experiences and backgrounds makes our team stronger. Our patients, members and community come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and it takes a diverse workforce to make better health easier for all. We are proud to be an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 1...3 hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.