The Medical Laboratory Scientist II performs and interprets standard, complex and specialized laboratory tests. The MLS II has an understanding of the underlying scientific principles of laboratory testing as well as the technical, procedural, and problem-solving aspects. The MLS II correlates abnormal laboratory data with pathologic states, determines validity of test results and need for additional investigation. The MLS II has an understanding of quality control programs, and evaluates computer-generated data and troubleshoots problems. The MLS II is able to participate in the introduction, investigation and implementation of new procedures and in the evaluation of new instruments. The MLS II understands and enforces regulatory requirements and safety regulations. This position receives supervision of completed work activities from the supervisor.
Graduate of a Clinical Laboratory Science program from an accredited institution or an equivalent combination of post-secondary education and work experience (as specified in the CLIA regulations for high complexity testing personnel). (Required)
Clinical laboratory experience. (Preferred)
Current nationally recognized certification (ASCP or equivalent). (Required)