• Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) - Full-time Sign on bonus $10,000

    Avera Queen of Peace Hospital
    Job Description
    Avera Queen of Peace
    Mitchell, SD
    Full Time
    Evening/Night Shift
    Weekdays: 2:00pm-10:30pm; Weekends/Holidays: 6:00pm-6:30am, e/3rd wknd/hol; 72hrs/2wks
    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 as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)!
    May be eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus with a 2-year commitment!
    Position Highlights:
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) available on Day 1!
    • Options for Free Health Insurance!
    • This position is eligible for Avera's Student Loan Repayment Program which helps you pay off your loans and save money.  Each month an extrra payment of $167 (up to $10,000) from Avera will help pay down your principal balance faster.
    • Perform a variety of clinical laboratory tests, procedures and related duties.
    • Career Growth opportunities with the largest employer in South Dakota.
    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 in Medical Laboratory Science and completion of NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientist program; or a Bachelor’s degree in a related science and one to two 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.
    Work Schedule
    • Weekdays: 2:00pm-10:30pm; Weekends/Holidays: 6:00pm-6:30am; 72 hours every 2 weeks
    • Every third weekend
    • Every third holiday
    The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
    • $26.25 - $39.50 per hour
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