Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist

Fairview Health Services Minneapolis, MN
Processing and set up of primary cultures.

* Perform technical procedures such as reading cultures, identification of bacteria using biochemical tests, gram stains, bacterial antigen testing, use of automated instruments such as BACTEC, Vitek, and Mass Spec in the Infectious disease lab (Microbiology/Virology).

* May perform Mycology, Molecular, Virology, Parasitology, and Susceptibility testing.

* Keep accurate records of work performed.

* Teach students in Clinical Laboratory Science and Clinical Pathology program.

* Be able to investigate methods and set up new procedures, resolve problems.

* Participate in seminars and continuing education.

* Answer telephones, look up patient results.

* Assume responsibility for proper care and maintenance of equipment.

* Other duties as needed.

Job Qualifications:

A Baccalaureate degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology which includes a laboratory practicum along with eligibility to receive or receipt of MT(ASCP) or MLS(ASCP)CM certification, specific to Microbiology. Must obtain certification within one year of hire. Microbiology experience preferred.

About Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitalsincluding an academic medical center and long-term care hospitalserving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairviews 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

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