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Laboratory Scientist (Blood Bank)
  • Location: Richmond, VA
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15652

Lighthouse Lab Services is the leading provider of laboratory personnel. Currently, we are working with a laboratory near Richmond, VA and we are seeking some Laboratory Scientists to join our Blood Bank team where we are dedicated to providing the highest quality medical laboratory services. Come work in our laboratory with our trained staff with the latest technology. Our services are performed with the utmost care, expertise, integrity and respect for the patient.

*5K Sign on Bonus*

The schedule for this position will be:
Monday through Friday- Day Shift, Evening Shift, and Night Shift

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Label, access, and process specimens properly and route them correctly to other areas of the laboratory.

  •  Maintain permanent records of tests, standards, controls, results, dates and patient’s name, for reference and quality control or method comparison/validation purposes. Document anything unusual in these categories.

  • Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting as specified in section procedure manuals.

  • Document instrument function checks, problems, and solutions.

  • Follow established procedures to perform routine and special testing.

  • Confirm use of the proper procedure by consulting supervisor, or the specific procedure manual.

  • Run controls and calibrations as scheduled.

Job Requirements:

  • Certified as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent, or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) by the National Credentialing Agency (NCA) or equivalent ASCP Specialty or Categorical certification.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of clinical work experience as a Medical Technologist
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (BSCLS) from an accredited program… OR a Bachelor's Degree in a Biological Science* in addition to graduation from an NAACLS-accredited CLS/MT certificate program… OR a Bachelor’s Degree in a Biological Science with 5 or more years of on the job training in a hospital health care environment in a specific lab discipline performing high complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology and clinical microscopy (categorical or generalist certification required).


  • 401K
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • PTO
  • Paid Holidays

About us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories. It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 844-974-1929 | lighthouselabservices.com

#BW Job ID #15652

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