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WakeMed Health & Hospitals Medical Lab Scientist III, Pathology, Core Lab - (Raleigh) - Full-time Day in Raleigh, North Carolina

About WakeMed:

Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system comprises a network of facilities throughout the Triangle area, delivering health and wellness services that bring added value to the communities we serve. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women’s and children’s services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children’s Hospital, Women’s Pavilion and Birthplace, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children’s Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,400 employees, 2,000 volunteers, 1,300 affiliated physicians, and the more than 300 physicians employed by WakeMed Physician Practices use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, WakeMed provides an inclusive work environment that promotes the valuing of differences, respect for people and cooperativeness among our diverse workforce. WakeMed does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in any terms or conditions of employment. All applicants/employees are considered for employment, transfer, promotion or training without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity/expression, genetics, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Position Information:

The Medical Laboratory Scientist III performs routine and specialized laboratory tests and other procedures for use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Utilizes requisite equipment, instruments, and computer systems. Evaluates and reports patient results using considerable independent judgment within the scope of established testing methods. Performs quality control procedures and contributes to the maintenance of the laboratory, equipment, and supplies. Takes a lead role in the development and implementation of new procedures, instrumentation, and computer functionality. Assumes responsibility for one or more major on-going laboratory projects or functions such as performance improvement, safety, instrumentation, quality control, regulatory, administrative, staff development, or computer systems. Serves as a resource in area of responsibility. Performs testing that requires specialized knowledge within a discipline and/or crosses disciplines as a technical expert. Trains new employees in the theoretical and operational aspects of procedures and serves as a resource for less experienced staff. Assists supervisor in the review of laboratory reports, procedures, and quality control. Helps oversee and assure complete documentation of employee training, annual competency testing, and procedure manual reviews. As a technical expert, serves as a resource and mentor to staff and ensures that technical requirements for regulatory agencies are met. Oversees departmental proficiency testing. Assumes major responsibility for organizing, updating and reviewing departmental procedure manuals and technical resources.


Experience Requirements:

3 Years Clinical - Medical Technologist In Clinical - Clinical Laboratory - Moderate and High Complexity Testing Required - And 4 Years Clinical - Clinical Laboratory - Moderate and High Complexity Testing Preferred - And 2 Years Leadership Preferred

Education Required:

Bachelor's Degree Medical Technology Or Clinical Laboratory Science Required - Or Bachelor's Degree Life Science Required - With Required Licensure/Certification Or Bachelor's Degree Related Field And Certificate Medical Technology Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

American Society for Clinical Pathology Or National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel Certification Required

Hours of Work:

Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm

Weekend Requirements:

Every Fourth

Call Requirements: