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Medical Laboratory Scientist

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Job Description

Department: Lab

Status: Full-time

Shift: Night

The Medical Laboratory Scientist will perform and analyze the results of complex scientific tests on blood and other bodily fluids. This involves preparing patient samples for examination using automated equipment and specialized instrumentation, performing numerous complicated tests simultaneously, and accurately interpreting the results. The Medical Laboratory Scientist is expected to work in many different areas of the hospital laboratory which include chemistry, blood bank, hematology, coagulation, serology, and urinalysis. In each of these areas, they need to work with a number of different specimens in order to analyze data that will give doctors required information on patient health.


· Processes and tests all laboratory specimens.

· Reviews and reports laboratory results.

· Reviews and maintains laboratory pending lists.

· Performs operational duties, maintenance and advanced troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and equipment.

· Performs quality control as directed for all laboratory testing performed.

· Performs calibration of laboratory equipment as required.


· Ability to work as a generalist in all departments of the lab.

· Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Ability to prioritize tasks and execute them in a timely manner.

· Ability to perform phlebotomy on patients if needed.

· Excellent customer service skills.


· Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Clinical Laboratory Science, or Medical Technology.

· Current Generalist license from Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

· ASCP Certification

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $27.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift

Supplemental Pay:

  • Differential pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Bastrop, LA 71220: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • MLS: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Medical Laboratory Scientist Certification (Required)
  • Certified Medical Assistant (Preferred)
  • Medical Technologist (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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    They do business with integrity and rational thinking. Overall, it's an excellent place to work, with products that are winning in the marketplace.


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