Now Hiring a Medical Lab Scientist III (Pathology/Microbiology) to join our team!
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Being part of the WakeMed team means having the opportunity to show your commitment to providing exceptional patient care – to every patient, every day. Every member of our team is dedicated to helping us fulfill our mission to improve the health and well-being of our community. Working with our state-of-the-art technology and training resources, you will play an active role in making our community the best place to work, live and raise a family. At our 919-bed Raleigh Campus, you will join our outstanding nursing team and work together with an outstanding team of providers and support staff to promote awareness, healing, quality and teamwork. WakeMed is a great place to work, a place that proudly offers competitive salaries, family-friendly benefits, flexible shifts, continuing education opportunities and more.
The Medical Laboratory Scientist III 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. Performs quality control procedures and contributes to the maintenance of the laboratory, equipment, and supplies. Takes a lead role in the development and implementation of new procedures, instrumentation, and computer functionality. Assumes responsibility for one or more major on-going laboratory projects or functions such as performance improvement, safety, instrumentation, quality control, regulatory, administrative, staff development, or computer systems. Serves as a resource in area of responsibility. Performs testing that requires specialized knowledge within a discipline and/or crosses disciplines as a technical expert. Trains new employees in the theoretical and operational aspects of procedures and serves as a resource for less experienced staff. Assists supervisor in the review of laboratory reports, procedures, and quality control. Helps oversee and assure complete documentation of employee training, annual competency testing, and procedure manual reviews. As a technical expert, serves as a resource and mentor to staff and ensures that technical requirements for regulatory agencies are met. Oversees departmental proficiency testing. Assumes major responsibility for organizing, updating and reviewing departmental procedure manuals and technical resources.
3 years Clinical - Medical Technologist in Clinical - Clinical Laboratory - Moderate and High Complexity Testing required - and 4 years Clinical - Clinical Laboratory - Moderate and High Complexity Testing Preferred - and 2 years leadership preferred
Bachelor's degree Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science required - or Bachelor's degree Life Science required - with required licensure/certification or Bachelor's degree related Field and Certificate Medical Technology required
American Society for Clinical Pathology or National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel certification required
Hours of Work: M-F, 7:00am-3:30pm
Weekend requirements: Every third
Call requirements: Every 3rd week
For more information and to apply, please visit us online at jobs.wakemed.org and reference job ID: 31814.
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.