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Medical Laboratory Scientist - Microbiologist
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Job Description

* Associates or Bachelors degree

In cooperation with the department manager, the microbiologist instructs and performs routine and special laboratory assays of patient specimens in microbiology. The ideal candidate will have one or more years specialized experience in the following disciplines:

Urine Culture Respiratory Culture Stool Culture Wound Culture Fluid Culture CSF Blood Culture Mycobacterium Mycology Gram Stains Trichrome / OP's Rapid Antigem Testing

The microbiologist follows established standards and policies, reviews patient results for accuracy and diagnostic correlation, uses independent decision making skills, and communicates with a variety of customers. The standard of ethical and professional performance must be consistent with established medical laboratory practice and demonstrate the philosophy of Mid America Clinical Laboratories in the performance of all duties.


Minimal requirements must be met to fulfill the Primary Role Responsibilities. These requirements are reflected in the Experience Required and Skills Required sections as well as on the Physical Requirements and Environmental Worksheet.

Baccalaureate degree in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology with one year internship from an accredited School of Medical Laboratory Science / Medical Technology. BS/BA in Laboratory Sciences with 5 years clinical experience. BS/BA in Microbiology with 1 years clinical microbiology experience. Certified Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) and meets qualifications to be a general supervisor under CLIA'88 regulations. It is required that graduates of an MLT program have attended a program that is accredited by NAACLS. Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), Medical Technologist (MT), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS), Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT), or equivalent.


Ability to communicate and instruct effectively, perform independent technical and ethical decisions, operate simple and high complexity instrumentation, perform simple and high complexity manual and automated procedures, organize to perform multiple tasks simultaneously for maximum efficiency, demonstrate knowledge of theory, principles, and techniques of laboratory medicine to provide services appropriate to the age of the customer served. Refer to the competency addendum for applicable age-specific skills.

About Mid America Clinical Laboratories

Mid America Clinical Laboratories, LLC is a joint venture company owned by and in partnership with Community Hospital, St. Vincent Hospital, Quest Diagnostics and CoLab. We are the largest clinical laboratory in Indiana. We complete over 4.5 million tests per year. This test volume has doubled over the last 6 years. Mid America is not only located in Indianapolis, but has over 30 Patient Service Centers throughout central Indiana. Our locations are positioned to provide easy access near your home or physician. Each day our employees see over 800 patients at these service centers. Our average wait time for each patient is under 15 minutes. Patient comments praise the friendliness and efficiency of our employees. Mid America works to serve the needs of the patient, the physician and our employees. Our goal is quality care and quality information to each and every person. As a local company offering employment to Indiana residents, the dollars are kept local. We have a commitment to Indiana and plan on continuing to grow our business in the central Indiana area. We continue to expand our testing menu offered locally.