Now Hiring a Medical Lab Scientist II to join our team!
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
To join our team here at WakeMed, you must be committed to providing exceptional patient care. By working with our state-of-the-art technology and training resources, you will have an active role in making our community the best place to work, live and raise a family. At our 896-bed Raleigh campus and our 156-bed Cary campus, you will join our outstanding team and work together to promote awareness, healing, quality and teamwork. Not only is WakeMed a great place to work, but we are also committed to our employees. WakeMed proudly offers competitive salaries, family-friendly benefits, flexible shifts, continuing education opportunities and more.
Medical Lab Scientist II
(Full-Time Rotating Shifts)
The Med Lab Scientist II performs routine and specialized laboratory tests and other procedures for use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Utilizes requisite equipment, instruments, and computer systems. Evaluates and reports patient results using considerable independent judgment within the scope of established testing methods. Updates knowledge, skills and applies appropriately. Maintains age-specific and other required competencies. Performs quality control procedures and contributes to the maintenance of the laboratory, equipment, and supplies. Assists in the development and implementation of new procedures, instrumentation, etc. May assume responsibility for one or more laboratory projects or functions - i.e. PI, safety, quality control, regulatory, administrative, staff development, computer (LIS, HIS, hospital intranet, PC applications), etc. Trains new employees and/or students in the theoretical and operational aspects of procedures and evaluates their work. Acts as a resource for less experienced co-workers. Performs other duties as assigned. Works both independently and as part of a team with general supervision/periodic review by supervisory staff.
Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience performing moderate and high complexity testing in a clinical laboratory setting required with a MLT Associates degree or a Baccalaureate degree in related field. No experience requirement with Baccalaureate degree in Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology or Baccalaureate degree in related field with Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Medical Technology. Three (3) years of relevant experience performing moderate and high complexity testing in a clinical laboratory setting preferred.
Associate's degree in Medical Laboratory Technology with experience and certification or Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology required. Preferred candidates will have Baccalaureate degree in Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology, Baccalaureate degree in a related field and completion of Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Medical Technology, or Baccalaureate degree in a related field with required experience.
Appropriate ASCP/NCA certification required for MLT Associate's degree. Appropriate ASCP/NCA certification preferred for Bachelor's degree.
Hours of work: 30 hours per week
Weekend requirements: As Needed
Call requirements: As needed
WakeMed is headquartered in Raleigh, NC, which is ranked nationally as one of the top ten best places to live for quality of life, and is located just two hours from the beach or three from the mountains. The area has been named one of the fastest growing areas in the country and is located just minutes from the famous Research Triangle Park.
For more information and to apply, please visit us online at jobs.wakemed.org and reference job ID: 26472.EOE
Internal Number: 0000
Founded in 1961 as the Memorial Hospital of Wake County, today WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a three-hospital, 919-bed private not-for-profit health system based in Raleigh, North Carolina. We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of our community by providing outstanding and compassionate care.
As both a community asset and a community leader, we play an active role in making our community a better place to live, work and play. It all starts with putting patients and families at the forefront with wellness services and education, safe, high-quality care, advanced medical technology and compassionate services – all delivered by a team of mission-driven physicians, employees, administrators and volunteers.
WakeMed is the leading provider of health care services in Wake County, and we are the only hospital system based in Wake County. Since Wake County is our home, we greatly enhance the economic viability of our communities through the competitive wages paid to our