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Req. No

3545

Job Title

Clinical Lab Scientist

Market

CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana

Category

Clinical Laboratory

Facility

CHRISTUS Ochsner St Patrick Hospital

Address

524 Dr Michael DeBakey Drive
Lake Charles, LA  70601
US

Type

FULL TIME

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Summary:

Performs skilled, specialized work in the conduct of chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic laboratory tests. Adds reagents or indicator solutions, and subjects specimens for processing to operations such as heating, filtering or titrating. Prepares slides as necessary for microscopic analysis. Observes reactions, color changes, or formation of precipitates; studies slides using microscope, or subjects treated specimens to automatic analyzing equipment. Typically requires technologist designation by ASCP, AMT, HHS, or ISCLT.  

Requirements:

  • A Baccalaureate degree is required from an accredited college or university. The Baccalaureate degree can be in medical technology OR one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences OR may have been obtained from 3 years of academic study in an accredited college or university earning a minimum of 90 semester hours or equivalent meeting specific requirements for entrance into an accredited school of medical technology. In all instances successful completion of at least 12 months training in a CAHEA/NCCLS accredited Medical Technology program OR 12 months pertinent full-time laboratory experience/training in a targeted testing specialty is required. Certification as MT (ASCP) or CLS (NCA) or AMT is required. Licensed and / or eligible State in which the laboratory is located, if such licensing is required
  • On the job clinical training or internship for one year while completing the requirements for the Registry Examination is required. One to two additional years experience in a clinical laboratory setting is preferred
  • Licensed and / or eligible State in which the laboratory is located, if such licensing is required

Work Type: 

Per Diem As Needed


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