Medical Laboratory Scientist IINTERNAL

  • Location: Coeur D'Alene, ID
  • Posted: Dec 13, 2019

Job Description

Part Time, Days
Requisition # 25192

About this Position:

Kootenai Health's laboratory & pathology department provides a full range of diagnostic laboratory services that support acute, emergency, and routine out-patient testing. In thisrole, you will be responsible for performing diagnostic testing and following standardized procedures on patient samples that aid physicians in the diagnosis and/or monitoring of various disease states. Additionally, you get to work withsome of the best pathologists, laboratory scientists, and other specialists in laboratory medicine.The laboratory at Kootenai Health provides testing and full support of most specialties including chemistry, hematology, microbiology, transfusion medicine, pathology, immunology, endocrinology, and toxicology.


Performs moderate to high complexity testing and waived testing in all sections of the lab
Performs quality testing and assesses acceptability of results to ensure the accuracy of patient results generated by highly complex analyzers
Performs maintenance on highly complex analyzers per recommendations of the manufacturer to ensure the best performance of the analyzer
Resolves problems and interprets results as to accuracy, acceptability, and critical limits
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function
Performs other related duties as assigned
Completes mandatory training requirements

Requirements and Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biology or related science required
Documented training (internship) in clinical laboratory science focused on Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology and Blood banking required
Documentation of successful completion of MLS (ASCP) examination for clinical laboratory science, Medical Laboratory science or equivalent
MLS (ASCP), MT(ASCP) or CLS (ASCP) certification required

About Kootenai Health

Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 330-bed community-owned hospital. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community.

3 Time Magnet Designated since 2006 This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence. Kootenai was the first hospital in the Inland Northwest to receive this designation and the second in Idaho.

Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network in 2014 Kootenai Health became the 30th member, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. Kootenai Health is the first health care organization in the Pacific Northwest to be selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and, like all network members, will remain locally-owned and independent health care provider.

Most Wired / Wireless Hospital, Hospital & Health NetworksKootenai is consistently named one of the 100 Most Wired hospitals in the country. In this same survey, Kootenai also earned a spot on the list of Top 25 Most Wireless hospitals.

2017 Gallup Great Workplace Award Kootenai Health has been recognized as one of the most engaged and productive workforces in the world!

As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:

100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees.Part-time employees pay only $60 a month for medical, dental and vision coverage!
A tuition assistance program! If you want to further your education, we'll help you pay for it!
A 457 retirement plan!
Near campus daycare!
Competitive salaries with a 12% differential for nights and an 8% differential for weekends!
An award winning and incentive-driven wellness program!
Employee reward, recognition, and retention programs.
Professional development and leadership training opportunities!
And much more!

Have you considered a career at Kootenai Health? Maybe you should!

Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sex.

Employment Type

  • Part Time, Days

Kootenai Health

2003 Kootenai Health Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Opened: 1958

Phone: (208) 625-4620

Fax: (208) 625-4620