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MT / MLS / MLT Medical Laboratory Scientist
  • Location: Chillicothe, Missouri
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14298
When you think about Missouri, what is the first thing that comes to mind? Delicious BBQ? The sprawling, beautiful farmlands? Perhaps like to kick back with a nice can of Missouri-based Bud. Whatever you're into, Missouri has something for everyone, especially those Medical Technologists ready to take the next step in their careers.
Lighthouse Lab Services is representing a lab near Chillicothe, MO that is looking to add three Medical Technologists/Technicians to their roster of awesome employees. In this role, you'll be responsible for the following:
-Interprets physician's orders and secures a requisition before performing test.
-Draws acceptable blood from patient's finger, or arm/hand vein, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood samples. May rarely collect arterial samples after passing competencies for arterial puncture.
-Conducts quantitative and qualitative chemical analyses of body fluids such as blood and urine, under the supervision of a medical technologist.
-Performs automated blood counts.
-Conducts blood tests for transfusion purposes.
-Completes appropriate routing, handling, and processing of various medical specimens to include: in house tests, send out tests, and pathology tissue specimens.
-Performs tests in an accurate and timely manner.
-Informs physicians of critical lab results and documents appropriately.
-Documents all requests and results of lab work accurately.
-Recognizes abnormalities and notifies supervisor or physician immediately.
-Performs daily quality control and cleaning procedures per guidelines.
-Stocks supplies as needed.
-Demonstrates effective communication skills (verbal, written, and computerized) with the health care team through documenting, reporting & interacting
-Demonstrates professionalism by articulating and demonstrating professional demeanor, accepting responsibility/accountability for actions, adhering to departmental/ hospital policies and procedures, and applying and maintaining ethical laboratory practices.
-Maintains a clean, well-stocked patient care area, observing asepsis techniques and all other federal mandates, i.e., OSHA, CLIA, etc.
-Maintains confidentiality regarding patient and business functions of the facility
-Follow time, attendance policies, and procedures
-Uses universal precautions when tasks being performed present the possibility of exposure to blood or body fluids; this includes using appropriate personal protective equipment and work policies.
-Participates in fostering an HCCH laboratory culture of continuous quality improvement that includes both intra-departmental and inter-departmental activities.
-Has knowledge of the clinical interventions and equipment necessary to meet the specific needs of the patient population served.
-Ability to make decisions and initiate action under stressful or critical situations
-Ability to effectively interact with physicians, mid-levels, other healthcare providers, staff and patients.
-Working knowledge of computerized medical record and other computerized applications and systems. Has one year of experience in a Laboratory Information System.
-Ability to work in fast-paced environment, proficient with multi-tasking
-Customer service-oriented attitude and behavior with a pleasant, poised demeanor.
-Embraces and participates in teamwork-oriented environment
-Follows all facility and departmental policies and procedures
-All other duties as assigned

Basic Preferred Profile:

Associate's/Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Biology or related.
-ASCP/AMT certification required.
-2+ years of experience in a high complexity clinical lab required.
-Must be comfortable with performing phlebotomy duties if needed.
-Prior experience with Micro and Blood Bank preferred but not required.
-3 Shifts available: Mon-Thurs, 6pm-5am, Fri-Sun, 5am-5:30pm and M-F during the day (time flexible, for MT's/MLS' only)
-Shift differential applied for nights and weekend hours worked.
Salary and Benefits:
Competitive Salary (Depending on experience)
-Health, Vision & Dental
-PTO and Sick Leave
-Additional Misc. Benefits
-Relocation Assistance
-Sign-on bonus!
-457(B) retirement plan.
If you fit the above profile, we'd love to hear from you!
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. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com


#MP Job ID: 14298

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