SSM Health Medical Laboratory Scientist in Saint Louis, Missouri
At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. Our Mission and Values put the patient first and place you in a position to leverage your Medical Laboratory Scientist skills every day.
Performs a full range of laboratory tests from simple blood tests to more complex tests.
Interprets test reports and communicates findings to physicians.
Escalates unusual, critical or abnormal results.
Operates complex electronic equipment, computers and precision instruments.
Performs and evaluates quality control procedures.
Maintains accuracy of equipment and reagents by performing established preventive maintenance procedures.
Assists providers in choosing appropriate lab test.
Evaluates new testing methods.
Operates, maintains, calibrates and troubleshoots instruments.
Assists with the proper storage of hazardous materials.
Maintains competencies and continuing education to keep informed of new developments in field.
Assists in the proficiency testing program in the lab.
Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience and education
- No experience required
Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.
Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.
Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.
Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.
Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.
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