MEDICAL LAB SCIENTIST - POINT OF CARE TESTING Full Time - Day Shift Dover / Milford Delaware
Bayhealth is DRIVEN to bring the nation's best healthcare to our communities here at home.
Bayhealth is Central and Southern Delaware's largest health care system, Bayhealth is comprised of Bayhealth Kent Campus and Bayhealth Sussex Campus, the freestanding Emergency Department in Smyrna as well as numerous satellite facilities and employed physician practices encompassing a variety of specialties.
Under the general supervision of a Lead Technologist or Supervisor, the Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) performs all laboratory procedures in a prompt, accurate, and reliable manner according to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures including. The Medical Laboratory Scientist - POC Testing responsibilities will include Point of Care Testing Training of Nursing and ancillary staff, audits, and new equipment validation. May also include secondary to POC Testing responsibilities be asked to perform specimen collection and receipt, validation of specimen identification and appropriateness of sample type and size and processing according to special handling protocols. Assists with the evaluation of new instruments and products and with the writing of new procedures. The Medical Laboratory Scientist participates in the teaching of new employees and students, with documentation of training and competency. The Medical Laboratory Scientist may be assigned the duties of the Charge Tech, Lead Tech, or Supervisor when necessary. Meets CLIA requirements.
Candidates must have basic computer literacy. MLS (ASCP), MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), or CLS (NCA) or equivalent certification within 12 months of hire or none for Incumbents in position prior to 2013.
Applicants must also satisfy the requirements of at least one of the routes listed on our website.