Medical Laboratory Scientist Lead - Laboratory

Penn State Health Corporation

Location: US:PA:Lancaster
Work Type: Full Time
FTE: 1.00
Shift: Day
Hours: Days

** $10K+ in bonus incentives!


This position, under minimal supervision, is responsible for independently performing complex laboratory tests on blood, body fluids, cells, and tissues that includes standardized microscopic, chemical, and/or bacteriological testing. All testing is performed in accordance with laboratory policies and procedures, FDA, CAP, OSHA, CLIA, and Joint Commission regulations and guidelines. Test results are used in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. The MLS lead assists the Laboratory Manager with the supervision of the clinical lab sections, oversight of technical staff, scheduling, ordering, and all other duties as assigned.



Bachelor's Degree in medical laboratory science, or related science 

MT (ASCP) - Medical Technologist or MLS (ASCP) - Medical Laboratory Scientist, American Society of Clinical Pathology, Health and Human Services Certification. 

CM required if certified after 2004. 

Minimum of five (5) years of experience in the specific discipline(s).



Excellent computer skills 

Proficient in Work and Excel 

Excellent organizational skills 

Excellent teaming skills 

Excellent problem solving skills 

Ability to work independently 



If chosen for this position, you may required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

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