Medical Laboratory Technician I or II-$3000.00 sign on bonus

- Full-Time - 10:30p - 7:00a

- Night

Varied hours including weekend coverage, 10:30p - 7:00a, 80 hours per two-week pay period

Purpose: Performs moderate and high complexity testing in some or all areas of the Laboratory, including Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Serology, and Blood Bank.  Medical Laboratory Technicians key responsibilities include proper patient and specimen identification, adherence to testing policies and procedures, instrument use and troubleshooting, and computer functions.  Work closely with Phlebotomists, Medical Technologists, Nursing, and Physicians to provide patient care.

Supervisory Responsibility: Guidance: The job requires the provision of occasional guidance and training to others. The job does not have formal or official supervisory responsibilities.

Materials Responsibility: Limited:  Work requires limited responsibility for material resources.  Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets.  The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources.  The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss.  Problems associated with material resources are not complex.  The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.

Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Vendors/Clients, Auditors/Review Agencies.


Education: 2 year college program or equivalent experience

Field Of Study: Medical Technology / Laboratory Science or equivalent

Licensure/Registration: MLT(ASCP), CLT(NCA), MLT(HEW) or eligible or completion of a Military medical laboratory procedures training courses as a Medical Laboratory Specialist. Certification required within one year of employment.

Experience: Less than 1 year experience required.

Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.

Working Conditions: There is exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions.  There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions.  The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions exceeds 70% of their work day.

Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes


Benefits - Full

Relocation Assistance Available - Yes

Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes

Candidate Details

Less than 1 year experience

Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree

Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Skills and Certifications

Medical Laboratory Scientist or categorical specialist certification from ASCP

Medical Technologist from HEW or AMT

Military training course as a Medical Laboratory Specialist


Additional Details

Location: IOWA