Medical Lab Scientist-NEVADA

Job Number
201918
Banner Staffing Services - Western Region
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Staffing Service WR - Banner Staffing Services-WR
Position Type
BR: Banner Registry
Street Address
801 E Williams Avenue
City & State
US-NV-Fallon
Posting Category
Laboratory
New Grad
No

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Banner Staffing Services is seeking an experienced Medical Lab Scientist to work various shifts at Banner Churchill Community Hospital in Fallon, Nevada. 

 

Requirements for this position include:

  • MLS/ASCP certification or equivalent. 
  • Where no certification is available a Bachelors Degree with two years experience is required.

Through Banner Staffing Services you will work on a Per Diem or "As Needed" bases. Benefits are not offered and hours are not guaranteed however, this can be a possible temporary to benefitted permanent position. 

 

As a Banner Staffing employee you are also a Banner Health employee.  You will be eligible to apply as a transfer to any regular Full Time or Part Time opportunity within Banner Health at any time as an internal applicant.  This is a great way to market your skills within Banner Health.  

 

During your assignment you are eligible for Banner Health benefits which include:

 

  • 403(b) Pre-tax retirement plan
  • Enjoy Wellness programs
  • Discount programs
  • Employee Assistant Programs

 

If you do eventually transfer into a regular benefit eligible position you will then be eligible for Banner's outstanding additional benefits.  

 

Apply now to be a in our staffing pool and begin your journey with Banner Health!

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About Banner Staffing Service WR
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital, home care and primary care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position is responsible for a high level of technical knowledge and application of that knowledge to department testing, clinical relevance, and complex problem solving skills. This position serves as a department resource, and is responsible for assisting with department compliance with all pertinent laboratory accrediting agency and regulatory requirements (e.g., CLIA 88, JCAHO, CAP, OSHA).

 

Essential Functions

  • Utilizes leadership skills to organize and perform patient testing and facilitate overall function of the lab. Ensures quality results through the use and evaluation of control materials, proper instrument maintenance, and collection and analysis of appropriate samples.

 

  • Evaluates waived, moderately complex and highly complex test results and provides clinical expertise to patient care staff in interpretation of results and/or complex lab problems.

 

  • Recognizes abnormal results or unusual circumstances and takes appropriate actions. Utilizes available resources to maintain and fix instruments and assist other laboratory personnel in resolving issues.

 

  • Identifies current professional and technical issues and their impact on lab practices.

 

  • Maintains appropriate accreditation as required by regulatory agencies. Provides input into developing new methods and instruments. Maintains current knowledge and skills applicable to job assignment through continuing education or professional organizations.

 

  • Orders and maintains inventory of testing supplies in designated area. Recognizes and provides input for opportunities for improvements in financial performance.

 

  • May provide input into hiring, orientation, educational needs, performance reviews and disciplinary functions of other laboratory personnel.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Students may be hired at the job title equivalent to their future certification under the following conditions: Student is enrolled in a clinically recognized program (MLS), Students Clinical rotation in the core area must be completed prior to working in that core area and Student must complete program and pass certification test within one year of hire. Where no certification is available a Bachelors Degree with two years experience is required.

MLS/ASCP certification or equivalent. (Equivalent is defined as ASCP, AMT, HEW, AAB.) If no current U.S. certification, it must be obtained within one year. Individuals with specialty certification may only work in the discipline of their specialty. A current license in state practiced as required by state law.

Demonstrates excellent problem solving skills, and high level of self-motivation. Communicates effectively in oral and written formats sufficient to demonstrate comprehension. Use of mathematics, performance of detailed work; working with frequent interruptions, multi-tasking, problem solving, and memorization, Ability to take direction and assimilate instructions quickly.

Basic computer skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science preferred. Specialty certification in departments area and Bachelors degree in a chemical or biological science preferred with exceptional skills and highly developed interpersonal skills.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.