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Medical Technologist/Clinical Lab Scientist


CHRISTUS Southwestern Louisiana


Clinical Laboratory


CHRISTUS Ochsner St Patrick Hospital


524 Dr Michael DeBakey Drive
Lake Charles, LA  70601
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Perform various medical laboratory procedures in Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Serology, Chemistry, Blood Bank and Microbiology for the use of diagnosis, monitoring and treatment of disease. Assist in the operation and maintenance of above mentioned departments by monitoring quality assurance programs to assure compliance with all accrediting agencies. Perform analysis requiring a complex network of steps and variables. Confirm and verify results through in-depth professional knowledge of techniques, principles and instruments. Major responsibilities include:

Perform Clinical Chemistry tests both manual and automated in a precise and timely manner in accordance with established policy and procedures.

Responsible for investigation and interpretation of test results before resulting in LIS according to chemistry policies and procedures.

Follow the SOP regarding delta failures, panic values, and pharmacy protocol.

Perform quality control and maintenance on various instruments according to chemistry policies and procedures.

Communicate with supervisor in a timely and concise manner concerning problems.

Perform lot to lot checks on reagents before placing in service according to chemistry policy and procedures.

Assist with departmental record keeping and assembly of statistical reports.

Perform routine preventive maintenance and quality control procedures and evaluates and document results according to SOP.


Bachelor of Science in Medical laboratory science, medical technology or biological science or foreign equivalent.

Technologist level or national recognized certification (such as ASCP, NCA, AMT, AAB) as Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS).

Current Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners CLS certification 

Work Type: 

Full Time

3 weeks per month: 10PM to 6:30AM, 5 days per week; 1 week per month: 2:30-11PM for 3 days and 10PM-6:30AM for 2 days

Every 3rd weekend from 6PM-6AM


524 Dr. Michael DeBakey Dr., Lake Charles, LA 70601

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Medical Technologist/Clinical Lab Scientist