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Sanford Health Lead Medical Laboratory Scientist in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

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Facility: Sanford Center Building
Location: Sioux Falls, SD
Address: 2301 East 60th St N, Sioux Falls, SD 57104, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 40.00
Salary Range: $27.50 - $44

Job Summary

Day-to-day lead and acts as the point person in the absence of a supervisor.

Develops, evaluates, and implements new tests, methodologies, or products for the laboratory under the intellectual and scientific guidance of the laboratory directors. Responsible for pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of testing. Follows standard operating procedures and ensures laboratory safety, quality and regulatory requirements are met. Serves as a laboratory resource. Demonstrates critical and independent judgment in decision-making and problem-solving. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Organizes new method validation data. Must have demonstrated skills in leadership, communications, problem solving and organization. Must be able to work independently and effectively with a variety of people at all levels both within and outside of Sanford Health. Must be highly organized , efficient, and capable of comprehending complex instructions and situations. Ability to manage several projects simultaneously, function independently and exercise judgement in decision-making.

Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Laboratory or Biological Sciences required.

Two years of laboratory related experience preferred.

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). Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) also acceptable. 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.

Benefits

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, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

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 talent@sanfordhealth.org .

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-0094410
Job Function: Allied Health
Featured: No