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Avera Marshall Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) - Full-time in Chamberlain, South Dakota

Join the team at Avera!

Award Winning Health Care: Avera has been named among the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture: Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera: Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, sign-on bonuses, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.

Exciting opportunity to join the Avera Laboratory ( , one of the top labs in the nation!

This position is eligible for a $15,000 sign on bonus with a 3 year committment.

Position Highlights:

  • Paid Time Off available on Day 1!!

  • This positon is elibible for Avera's Student Loan Reimbursement program whiich helps you pay off your loans and save money. Each month an extray payment of $167 (up to $10,000) from Avera will help pay down your principal balance faster.

    Job Summary

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations of laboratory instrumentation or disciplines including supply inventory, quality control, calibration and reagent preparation.

  • Accurately perform complex clinical laboratory testing following established procedure.

  • Communicate data and pertinent technical information to appropriate departments, healthcare providers and individuals in timely fashion.

  • Provide instructions on proper pre-analytical specimen collection, specimen handing, and storage guidelines for various body fluids.

    Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree with completion of NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientist program, or Bachelor's Degree & one to two years of Medical Laboratory Scientist experience/training acceptable to the ASCP or AMT.

    Certification, Licensure, Registration

  • Certification as Medical Laboratory Scientist from the ASCP or AMT within one year of hire date

    Work Schedule

  • Monday-Friday; 80 hours every 2 weeks


    The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

  • $25.00 - $37.75 per hour

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