Medical Lab Scientist
Company: Froedtert South
Posted on: November 22, 2021
POSITION PURPOSE The Medical Laboratory Scientist is a
professional member of the Laboratory staff who performs laboratory
specimen collection; complex, non-routine procedures; quality
control; instrument maintenance; and who accurately documents as
specified, all work performed under the direction of Laboratory
Leadership. The scientist can recognize and resolve methodology
problems using judgment and sensitivity to contributing factors,
and is capable of directing the work of other staff.
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED Bachelors Degree in: Medical Technology,
Clinical Laboratory Science or Biological/Chemical/Physical Science
acceptable to CLIA
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED Entry Level
LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED Current registration as a
Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist, issued by the
ASCP or equivalent, or categorical certification by the ASCP or
equivalent for a specific departmental category (i.e. Chemistry,
Microbiology, etc.), or the ability to obtain certification within
six months (preferred).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED Ability to read, write,
hear, speak and comprehend the English language.
PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES Collection of
venous/capillary blood specimens following existing procedures.
Instruction of patients in the collection of non-blood
Performance of tests in the Blood Bank, Chemistry, Urinalysis,
Hematology, Hemostasis, Immunology and Microbiology sections of the
Clinical Laboratories. Testing is to include proficiency testing
samples. All activities to be completed in a timely manner as
defined in the Laboratory policies and procedures and quality
Proficiency with all procedures on the test list within the
Performance and maintenance of all requisite competencies as
required by all applicable regulatory agencies and accrediting
Analysis of quality control materials for each procedure with
values being recorded appropriately and corrective actions
documented when needed. Results failing Laboratory Quality rules
must have corrective actions documented and controls must be
acceptable before patient testing may resume.
Any change of lots or reagents must be documented in the department
approved manner for troubleshooting and quality purposes.
Maintenance of the instrumentation in the assigned work area
according to maintenance schedules and procedures, with actions
being documented in the appropriate manner.
Maintenance of the assigned work area, to include disinfection of
the work surface at the end of each shift.
Transcription of results on worksheets and result entry into the
Laboratory information system according to Laboratory
Receives and records verbal orders from licensed independent
practitioners for orders that are specific to the services provided
by their department.
Immediate reporting of critical values as defined by Laboratory
standard operating procedures.
Participates in student and new employee training as directed and
Directs departmental personnel and work when needed. #cb
Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that
has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities
for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services
primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert
Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.
Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South
does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex,
gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying
physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or
any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment
decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and
Keywords: Froedtert South, Kenosha , Medical Lab Scientist, Healthcare , Kenosha, Wisconsin
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