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Avera Marshall Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) in Aberdeen, South Dakota

May be eligible for a $10,000 sign-on bonus!

Avera St. Luke's Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospital (

Avera Named Forbes' Best-in-State Employers List (

Job Highlights:

  • Staff will primary work core lab and blood bank.

  • Fully automated, CAP-accredited laboratory.

  • Every third weekend and holiday rotation.

  • No call involved.

    Job Duties:

  • Staff will be expected to work in the microbiology section primarily.

  • Responsible for supplying inventory, quality control, calibration, reagent preparation, etc.

  • Initiate and follow through with corrective action as well as manages work flow.

  • Communicate laboratory data and pertinent technical information to appropriate departments, healthcare providers and individuals in both verbal and electronic means.

  • Participate in development of procedures, protocols, lab manuals, new instrumentation, lab CQI or other activities as assigned.

    Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Laboratory Science and completion of NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientist program, or a Bachelor's degree in a related science and 1-2 years of experience/training acceptable to the ASCP or AMT for the Medical Laboratory Scientist required.

  • Certification as Medical Laboratory Scientist from the ASCP, AMT or equivalent required within 12 months of hire.