Performs, interprets and evaluates routine and complex laboratory procedures applying the principles, theories and techniques of medical laboratory sciences.
A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university and successful completion on a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science program.
MLS or MLT employees are required to obtain ASCP (or equivalent with director approval) certification within the first year of employment. Extensions to obtain certification may be allowed up to an additional year if the employee is in good standing within the organization. Certification must be maintained by submitting appropriate continuing education documentation to certifying agency.
Knowledge of current medical terminology and full range of laboratory tests and equipment. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with medical staff, patients and staff. Strong problem solving abilities. Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools required.