UnityPoint Health

Laboratory Scientist, Non Certified

Requisition ID
2022-111191
Category
Laboratory
Location
US-IA-Marshalltown
Address
55 UnityPoint Way
Affiliate
2560 Marshalltown
City
Marshalltown
Department
Laboratory - North
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Full-time; Evening shift with a weekend and holiday rotation
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint Health- Marshalltown

Full-time; Evening shift with a weekend and holiday rotation

 

The Laboratory Scientist, Non-Certified position is responsible for performing waived and moderate complexity laboratory tests and analyses in the hematology, special chemistry, chemistry and microbiology departments in the laboratory. The Laboratory Scientist, Non-Certified collects and processes patient specimens within the laboratory and is responsible for quality control and maintenance of laboratory equipment

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what’s right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/

Responsibilities

Clinical Excellence

· Performs waived and moderate complexity lab testing following proper laboratory procedure and follow up of critical lab values

· Works to support testing in the department areas of chemistry, hematology, specimen collection and processing and other department areas as defined by complexity of testing.

· Works closely with Certified Laboratory techs (MLS/MLT/MT) with lab procedures, tests and training

· Assists with training of new staff into proper laboratory procedures and processes

 

Quality of Care

· Performs and verifies quality control and instrument maintenance and troubleshooting

· Understands quality in laboratory testing

· Follows lab regulatory requirements for CLIA, CAP and Joint Commission

Care Coordination

· Collect, receive and process laboratory samples and sendouts following proper laboratory procedures. Includes training in phlebotomy (blood draws).

· Registers, orders and documents patient lab orders in the LIS and HIS computer systems

Inventory/Supply Coordination

· Perform inventory management and other miscellaneous tasks as needed

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in chemical, physical, or biological science from an accredited institution

College or post graduate laboratory experience

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

Must be able to read, write and speak English

Must possess basic computer skills and knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email and web browser

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