Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or Scientist (MLS) - Laboratory - Full Time - EveningsMercyOne, Dubuque, IA
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MercyOne Dubuque/Dyersville Medical Center Minimum Wage: $15.00/hr.
MercyOne Dubuque/Dyersville Medical Center is a not for profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879. MercyOne – Dubuque has 263 beds while MercyOne – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.
MercyOne offers a full range of acute care services, including invasive cardiology and open-heart surgery, Level II trauma center, Level II regional neonatal intensive care unit, general and orthopaedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation. MercyOne also operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units, extensive outpatient rehabilitation services, home health care, retail pharmacy and a wide range of outpatient, community and business services. MercyOne’s 1,500 full- and part-time employees and medical staff of 230 care for more than 56,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.
The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard of patient care, in 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet hospital for the fourth time in 2019.
MercyOne Dubuque/Dyersviile Medical Center is a member of Mercy Health Network in Iowa and is a Ministry Organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan.
MercyOne is an organization that values and encourages diversity. To learn more about Mercy and its opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website at https://www.mercyone.org/dubuque/.
Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Performs clinical testing, quality control, and maintenance in assigned departments, independently following established guidelines and predetermined criteria. Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or results and uses knowledge and skills to troubleshoot and resolve them. Consults with co-workers, supervisors, managers, or Pathologist when appropriate.
Associates degree in a science-related field with a certificate of completion from a Medical Laboratory Technician program from an accredited institution. Military education and experience will be considered providing that the applicant has completed the full laboratory training course of 52 weeks and has at least one year’s experience in a military hospital. A minimum of six months clinical internship is preferred. Those with military education will need at least one year's experience in a military hospital. Certified as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) from the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent. May be hired into this position if he/she has completed the requirements for registration but has not successfully completed the MLT exam; however, the exam must be successfully completed within 6 months subsequent to hiring. Demonstrates professionalism and teamwork. Has knowledge of and can operate laboratory related computer software and systems. Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training is required within 6 months of hire and every 3 years thereafter.
Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)
Using a variety of procedures and test methodology, independently performs clinical laboratory analysis on biological specimens and provides technical expertise and information to our clients. Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or results and uses knowledge, critical thinking skills, and judgment to troubleshoot and resolve them. Provides clinical leadership and assistance to technical and support staff. Consults with director, supervisors, and pathologists when appropriate.
Bachelor's degree in a science-related field such as a biological, chemical, or medical laboratory science program from an accredited institution. 6 months - 1-year clinical laboratory experience, which may include a clinical internship, is preferred. Certified as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or a categorical/specialist in an appropriate discipline from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent. For HEW certification must present proof of certification. Since HEW is no longer active, Primary Source Verification cannot be performed. (Human Resources will attempt verification and document results). May be hired if he/she has completed the requirement for certification but has not yet successfully completed the exam; however, the exam must be successfully completed within 6 months subsequent to date of hire. Demonstrates professionalism and teamwork. Has knowledge of and can operate laboratory related computer software and systems. Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training is required within 6 months of hire and every 3 years thereafter
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Troubleshooting (Problem Solving)
Paid Sick Leave
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