Medical Laboratory Scientist - Chemistry

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network
Location: US:PA:Reading
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.0
Shift: Night Shift Weekend
Hours: Friday-Monday 10-hour shift


Under minimal supervision is responsible for independently performing and reporting all test analyses according to physician orders in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures, FDA, CAP, AABB, OSHA, CLIA, and JCAHO regulations to facilitate optimum quality patient care. Tests are used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and include specimen processing, test performance and maintaining of test results. Some procedures are complex and require professional judgment.


  • Bachelor's Degree in the field of medical technology or related science required. 
  • Minimum one (1) year of clinical lab experience preferred.
  • ASCP or equivalent certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist / Clinical Laboratory Scientist/ Medical Technologist. 
  • If certified after 2004, ASCP Certification Maintenance must be current.
  • Eligible to take the ASCP Board of Review exam for Medical Laboratory Scientist, MLS (ASCP)CM. Certification must be obtained within six (6) months of hire in order to retain position.


  • Excellent computer skills
  • Proficient in Work and Excel
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent teaming skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently


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