HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Laboratory Scientist - Full Time Evenings - Sign On Bonus in Alexandria, Louisiana

Medical Lab Scientist:

$5,000 Sign On Bonus for Qualified Candidates

Each individual, under general supervision, performs only those tests that are authorized by the laboratory director to provide data for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. The testing may involve analyses of blood, urine, body fluids and any other materials of human or animal origin; performing blood group, type and compatibility tests for transfusion purposes; using automated or semi-automated instrumentation and/or manual methods; using a microscope for counts and morphology; analyzing test results and utilizing an information system. They may also train and supervise students and specialize in areas such as blood bank, chemistry, hematology, or microbiology. This position involves all age populations. This position reports to the departmental Technical Supervisor and/or Laboratory Administrative Director.

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About Rapides Regional Medical Center

Founded in 1903 at the corner of Second and Lee streets in Alexandria, Louisiana, Rapides Regional Medical Center represents a proud heritage of compassionate healthcare services coupled with the most advanced technology of the day.

With a continued emphasis on progressive care, Rapides Regional Medical Center has grown to meet the continually changing needs of our patients and the rapidly advancing technology of modern healthcare. Located in downtown Alexandria and easily accessible from Interstate 49, the hospital is licensed for 328 beds and fully accredited by The Joint Commission. The hospital participates in the Medicare, Medicaid and Champus programs as well as a number of commercial insurance and managed care programs.

Rapides Regional Medical Center offers a wide array of services including general medicine, general surgery, cardiovascular surgery, bypass surgery, cardiac rehabilitation, neurology, neurosurgery, intensive care and telemetry, oncology services, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopaedic services, physical therapy, skilled nursing services, respiratory therapy, lithotripsy and various outpatient services. At the beginning of 2012, Rapides Regional Medical Center became the first verified Level II Trauma Center in Louisiana. The medical staff includes physicians in more than 30 medical specialties.

Rapides Regional Medical Center set a shining example by becoming a three-time winner of the Louisiana Quality Award. This award honors businesses and organizations that are leaders in the pursuit of quality and service. Rapides Regional Medical Center was also honored by being named one of the nation's "100 Top Hospitals - Benchmarks for Success." The annual study lists hospitals based on quality, operations and financial management. In addition, we operate the area’s first Certified Stroke Center, offering comprehensive stroke care from the minute a patient walks through our door to the time they go home. Plus we are the only accredited, Cycle III Chest Pain Center in Central Louisiana.

Benefits for Full Time Employees include:

  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance

  • 401K Plan with employer match

  • Generous Paid Time Off

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Long Term and Short Term Disability Benefits

  • Direct Deposit

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Employee Discounts

  • And more!

    EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or a chemical, physical or biological science.

  • Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners – Clinical Laboratory Scientist License

  • CPR for Healthcare Providers within 30 days of employment

  • Completion of a NACCLS approved school of Medical Technology preferred

  • National Certification as a MLS (ASCP), previously recognized as MT (ASCP) or CLS (NCA) preferred

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Medical Laboratory Scientist - Full Time Evenings - Sign On Bonus

Location: Louisiana-Alexandria-Rapides Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 02348-10002