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Medical Laboratory Scientist 2

Alexandria Hospital 622731 Full Time 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304, US

Job Description

Medical Laboratory Scientist 2:

Inova Alexandria Hospital is seeking a Medical Laboratory Scientist 2 to join our Lab team! This role is full-time Evening/Night shift working Monday to Friday and every other weekend. This position has sign-on bonus eligibility for new team members!!

Requirements for consideration:

Minimum Education:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university in Medical Laboratory Science / Medical Technology. OR A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university with 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) in biology including one semester in microbiology and 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) in chemistry including one semester in organic or biochemistry, which may be obtained within, or in addition to, the baccalaureate degree.

One of the following:

  • Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science program.
  • Successful completion of a 50-week U.S. military medical laboratory training course within the last ten years

Years of Experience:

  • Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited MLS program, NAACLS or ABHES accredited MSL program, or a foreign medical laboratory science clinical training program within the last five years can be used in lieu of one year of full time acceptable clinical experience.

Certification Upon Start:

  • ASCP or AMT Board certification consistent with scope of responsibility to include MT, MLS, MLT, BB, SBB, C, H, M, SH, SCT, MB, SMB, SM, SC, and HEW.

Job Responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • As a Medical Laboratory Scientist 2, you will ensure quality specimens for Laboratory testing by recognizing pre-analytical factors that adversely affect patient results.
  • To help achieve our mission, you will operate systems/methodologies in order to produce timely and accurate data for patients, quality control and proficiency testing.
  • Participating in departmental development by demonstrating operational knowledge and adhering to regulatory standards is of vital importance.
  • Communicating effectively and working cooperatively with team members to optimize job performance and foster working relationships is required.
  • Participating in professional growth opportunities to enhance personal, team and departmental development is expected.

Inova Benefits and Perks:

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage
  • Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability
  • Retirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of your eligible pay that you contribute to the plan
  • Competitive salary: Pay based experience
  • Amazing Paid Time Off: Accrue PTO hours on your very first day of work
  • Supplemental Plans: Including Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  • Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much more!

See Full List of Benefits Here: 2023 INOVA BENEFITS GUIDE