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Laboratory Technologist

Company: LifeNet Health
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Laboratory Technologist (MLS/MT)
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Department: QC Laboratory
Job Type: Full-time
Shift: Flexible schedule, rotating on-call for weekends and holidays STAT testing; overtime may be required on an as-needed basis.
LifeNet Health is searching for a talented Laboratory Technologist who will embrace our mission of saving lives, restoring health, and giving hope.
LifeNet Health, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the largest nonprofit organ procurement organization ("OPO") and tissue processor in the United States, as well as a leading innovator in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Our goal is to improve the quality of human life through the provision of organs, tissues and cells for transplantation; to provide innovation in the fields of bio-implants, regenerative medicine and research; and, to serve the community with educational and support services that enhance the donation process. LifeNet Health has over 1200 employees and has a growing global presence.
How You Will Contribute To LifeNet Health's Success
As a Laboratory Technologist, you will perform highly complex laboratory testing in registered CLIA subspecialties which may include general immunology, immunohematology (ABO & Rh grouping), and syphilis serology. Technologists may also perform specialized testing in chemistry analytics and non-clinical (industrial) procedures. NEW COLLEGE GRADUATES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY!
What You'll Do

  • More than typical lab work.
  • Demonstrate ability to perform and interpret highly complex laboratory testing in registered CLIA subspecialties and non-clinical (industrial) testing according to SOP and within established timeframes. Performs quality control according to established procedure. Maintains technical competency; performs testing with accuracy and precision.
  • Make sound decisions based upon established procedure, rules, regulations, facts, and logic. Recognizes and reports atypical events encountered during performance of tests and documents CAPA when required.
  • Report test results using manual and laboratory information systems (LIS) according to established procedure; maintains complete and accurate departmental and donor records.
  • Monitor and operate laboratory equipment according to established procedure.
  • Assure a safe, clean and orderly work area including maintenance of reagents, supplies, and stored samples. Monitors supply and reagent levels, notifying appropriate personnel when supplies are needed.
  • Perform laboratory proficiency testing as required by regulatory agencies.
    What You'll Bring (Minimum Requirements)
    • Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, chemical, physical or biological science required.
    • 1 year related experience in laboratory testing environment required (undergrad experience qualifies); (3 years preferred).
    • Certified Tissue Bank Specialist certification achieved within 3 years of employment and maintained throughout employment in this position (Company Paid).
    • American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent achieved within 6 months of time in position (Company Paid).
      These Would Be Nice Too (Knowledge Skills And Abilities)
      • Laboratory testing: Knowledge of laboratory procedures in relevant areas of testing
      • Business environment: Knowledge of Microsoft OS and laboratory information systems (LIS).
      • Decision making: Ability to use complex reasoning to make decisions; decisions have departmental scope/effect
      • Interpersonal: Knowledge of effective teamwork, effective interdepartmental communication
        Why work at LifeNet Health?
        We have a fierce drive for our mission of Saving Lives, Restoring Health, and Giving Hope. You won't find another company with a culture as strong as ours.
        • 403(b) and Pension Plan
        • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
        • Corporate sponsored events
        • Work-life balance with generous paid time off
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Personal career and skill development opportunities
        • Wellness Program
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
        • Dedicated and passionate co-workers
          We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. #ZR22

Keywords: LifeNet Health, Virginia Beach , Laboratory Technologist, Other , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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