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Job Title Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Technician (Part Time) (Days Location Wilkes-Barre, PA Job Category Diagnostic Services, Lab Schedule Days Work Type Part time Department Laboratory Medicine Team Date posted 02/20/2024 Job ID R-58752

Job Summary

• 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 Insurance, Short-term disability, and Long-term disability • Competitive 401(k) plan that includes automatic Geisinger contributions starting day one of employment • PTO plan that allows you to earn more time fast • MyHealth Rewards wellness program to improve your health and earn incentives • Family-friendly support to include adoption assistance, paid parental leave, paid military leave and a free care.com membership with discounted backup care for your loved ones. 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.

Job Duties

  • 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.

Position Details

Education Qualification and Details  

Medical Laboratory Scientist: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree from an accredited college/university AND successful completion of an ASCP/NAACLS-accredited Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science 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 
  • HEW

Medical Laboratory Technician (SEIU)

  • 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 specialties. 

Education

Bachelor's Degree- (Required), Bachelor's Degree-Medical Technology (Preferred)

Experience

Minimum of 1 year-Laboratory (Preferred)

Certification(s) and License(s)

Valid Driver's License - Default Issuing Body

Skills

Organizing; Laboratory Services; Time Management; Preceptor Skills; Communication; Laboratory Results Reporting; Laboratory Equipment Operation

About Geisinger

Founded more than 100 years ago by Abigail Geisinger, the system now includes ten hospital campuses, a 550,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. With nearly 24,000 employees and more than 1,700 employed physicians, Geisinger boosts its hometown economies in Pennsylvania by billions of dollars annually. Learn more at geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Geisinger values who you are, where you are from, and where you are going. We seek out people of various backgrounds and cultures with unique abilities, non-traditional career paths and ambitious aspirations. 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. Read more about Our Commitment to Inclusive Recruiting.

Our Vision & Values

Everything we do is about making better health easier 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.

Our Benefits

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and prescription coverage.

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