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SSM Health Clinical Lab Scientist in Saint Louis, Missouri

Must have ASCP, MT, or MLT certification or be eligible to sit for the test within 6 months of hire.

Under general direction, interpret and report test results. Perform routine and complex technical laboratory analyses using established procedures and protocols. Perform chemical, microscopic, and bacteriologic tests to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of patients.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Performs a full range of laboratory tests from simple blood tests to more complex tests.

  • Interprets test reports and communicates findings to physicians.

  • Escalates unusual, critical or abnormal results.

  • Operates complex electronic equipment, computers and precision instruments.

  • Maintains accuracy of equipment and reagents by performing established preventive maintenance procedures.

  • Assists providers in choosing appropriate lab test.

  • Performs and evaluates quality control procedures.

  • Operates, maintains, calibrates and troubleshoots instruments.

  • Assists with the proper storage of hazardous materials.

  • Reviews current literature and attends meetings and seminars to keep informed of new developments in field.

  • Assists in the proficiency testing program in the lab.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

  • Associate's degree or equivalent years of experience and education

EXPERIENCE

  • No experience required

SSM Health complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex

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