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Clinical Laboratory Scientist


Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Department: VAIL

Type: Full Time

Location: Vail, CO

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Vail Health is looking for an experienced Clinical Laboratory Scientist

About the Position

At Vail Health, the Clinical Laboratory Scientist studies and analyzes various samples and specimens from our patients in order to identify the root cause of any abnormalities as well as determine the nature and type of disease, illness, bacteria, or other contributing factors. You will work closely with other lab staff and report to the lab supervisor. In addition to writing reports that summarize your findings, you will also need to regularly update laboratory logs in order to track the movement of samples and specimens so these can be quickly accessed when needed. As a Clinical Laboratory Scientist, you will need to calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment as well as follow safe handling and quality control processes. This is needed in order to maintain lab safety while potentially working with dangerous viruses and bacteria and to prevent cross-contamination of any specimens or samples.

The Vail Health Laboratory

The Vail Health Laboratory is open 24 hours/day, seven days/week. Our team of experts include board-certified pathologists, accredited medical technologists, and skilled laboratory assistants. The laboratory is accredited by the College of American Pathologists and offers a broad in-house pathology and blood work service line to best meet the needs of our patients and physicians.

Shifts

  • Day OR Night shift available

Requirements

  • 3 years in a CLIA high complexity lab
  • ASCP certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist OR AMT certification as a Medical Technologist

About Vail Health

Vail Health is a nonprofit community health care system that serves patients and guests from around the world. Locally governed and operated by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, along with numerous other services and access points, and is accredited by the Joint Commission. Vail Health is the only health care system in Colorado to have been named in “150 top places to work in healthcare | 2019” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

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Vail Health is a nonprofit, community health care system with locations in Eagle and Summit counties. Vail Health offers a 56-bed hospital, 24/7 emergency care, helipad, urgent care clinics, cancer care, breast centers, cardiovascular services, surgery, childbirth, physical therapy, internal medicine, endocrinology, and more.