Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Overland Park


New Facility Opening Feb 2020

Medical Laboratory Scientist AdventHealth College Boulevard

Location Address:7025 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66211

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

- Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
- Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
- Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility
- Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
- Employee Referral Program
- Largest health care provider in Johnson County with four campuses

Work Hours/Shift:


12hrs/week –1 x 12hrs shift

You Will Be Responsible For:

- Shares technical knowledge with co-workers; assists with training & orientation of new employees/students & serves as a resource to current staff, students, & physicians.

- Demonstrates initiative in work and other activities.

- Adjusts to changing customer needs by adapting work habits, schedules, or matters of personal convenience to improve service.

- Attendance pattern reflects commitment to job requirements & patient care needs

- Demonstrates & models positive behaviors which are supportive of change.

- Shows enthusiasm in the workplace; actively involved in promoting morale & encouraging others.

- Seeks opportunities to work cooperatively with other members of the hospital & system.

- Assist in the training of new associates.

- Willingly assists other associates during times of high volume workload.

- Works independently.

- Uses time efficiently when regular workload is done.

- Cross-trained between laboratory areas.

- Participates in and maintains competency requirements.

- Recognizes limitations & asks for assistance/instruction when necessary.

- Limits personal phone calls & business so as not to compromise productivity.

- Takes responsibility for own actions; openly admits mistakes & seeks ways to correct the problem.

- Responds in a professional manner to customer requests & inquiries, assuming responsibility for seeing them through to completion.

- Receives, prioritizes, and processes specimens in a timely manner to meet or exceed turnaround time standards.

- Performs & monitors the collection of laboratory specimens.

- Performs testing according to established procedures.

- Evaluates & interprets data based on knowledge of numerous factors affecting test results.

- Verifies normal & confirms abnormal results; provides appropriate communication & documentation in accordance with section protocols & in compliance with all accrediting & regulatory agencies.

- Recognizes critical results & documents action taken according to established policies.

- Utilizes critical thinking to recognize & resolve problems, documents corrective actions, and communicates to team.

- Performs & evaluates quality control, equipment maintenance, and instrument calibration as needed.

- Uses the LIS efficiently to order tests, enter results/documentation, & obtain information, in keeping with established protocols.

- Recognizes that the attainment of knowledge is every employee’s responsibility & accepts accountability for staying current on all written or electronic communication.

- Enhances technical expertise & professional knowledge by participation in mandatory & continuing education opportunities.

- Maintains clean, well-stocked, & organized work area.

- Understands & utilizes department resources, including department manuals, administrative policy manuals, safety manuals, MSDS & other reference material.

- Utilizes Personal Protective Equipment and follows established chemical hygiene & biohazard protocols.


  • education
  • quality control