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Sanford Health Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Technician - Brookings Clinic - FT in Brookings, South Dakota

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Sanford Health’s Laboratory team has a culture and reputation of providing safe and highly reliable results that bring patients to better health every day. Join the Laboratory family and become part of a diverse group of people using the latest technology to improve the human condition at every stage of life through exceptional care, spiritual enrichment, innovation and discovery.

Facility: Brookings Clinic
Location: Brookings, SD
Address: 922 22nd Ave S, Brookings, SD 57006, USA
Shift: Varies
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 34.00
Salary Range: $23.50 - $44

Job Summary

Are you detailed oriented, looking to develop your clinical laboratory skills, and love pursuing new knowledge? We’re seeking problem-solvers interested in a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Technician position to join our team. Our MLS/MLT professionals ensure timely testing and quality results from provided samples and delivery to nursing staff and providers, allowing them to make informed decisions for their patients. Whether a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Technician in a hospital or clinic setting, there are many opportunities to grow, advance, and make a substantial impact in the lives of our community.


  • Responsible for pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of testing

  • Follows standard operating procedures for MLS/MLTs

  • Ensures laboratory safety, quality and regulatory requirements are met

  • Recognizes safety hazards and complies with all safety practices and protocols

  • Collects and processes lab specimens with proper equipment

  • Performs clinical laboratory testing, including manual and automated methods

  • Collect and manage samples of blood and other fluids from patients


Bachelors degree in laboratory or biological sciences required.

Possess a national certification for Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) through an approved Health and Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or be registry eligible. Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) also acceptable. Registry eligible candidates must successfully complete the Board of Registry examination within 12 months of employment. If working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed by the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice. Maintain continuing education credits equivalent to the state requirements as needed for license and certifications. May be required to have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0186154
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No