WellSpan Health Medical Laboratory Scientist II - Microbiology Laboratory - Evenings (Certified) in York, Pennsylvania
Part Time Evenings Job Description:
Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Team Leader or Manager, performs a variety of technical and general duties at an advanced skill level. Functions in one or more laboratory division. Functions independently with minimal supervision.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs routine and/or specialized testing and procedures with supervision as appropriate.
Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision, records results. May operate a variety of laboratory instruments.
Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.
Oversees the work of other personnel by training, allocating and monitoring work. Performs work of a similar nature.
Performs surveys and does comparative analyses of work units; may participate in research activities and investigates new products, equipment, techniques, methodologies, and introduces, demonstrates, effects, and recommends as is appropriate.
Inoculates, cultivates, classifies, and identifies microorganisms found in bodily fluids, exudates, skin scrapings, autopsy and surgical specimens in order to provide data on cause, treatment, and prevention of infectious diseases.
May group or type blood of donors and recipients. May determine compatibility of donor blood products with intended recipient.
May perform chemical and/or immunological tests to identify and/or quantitate substances found in blood and other body fluids.
Counts, describes morphology of, and performs specialized studies on blood and other body fluid cells. Performs coagulation testing.
May consult with medical staff and other health care providers on matters relating to laboratory services.
Trains other employees in day-to-day procedures.
Participates in department specific and/or system-wide projects of varying scope and duration.
Assists in implementing policies and procedures for department operation.
Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.
2 - 3 years
Minimum Field Of Expertise:
Medical technology or a related science
3 - 5 years
Experienced certified generalist e.g., MLS (ASCP), or categorical certification (e.g., H(ASCP), M(ASCP), etc.) or AMT
Mostly sedentary work
Occasional prolonged standing/walking
Occasionally lifts supplies/equipment
Manual dexterity and mobility
Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
Good communication and computer skills
Req Protective Equipment-
Lab Coat or Apron
Non-Sterile Medical Gloves
Sterile Medical Gloves
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