Medical Lab Assistant II - Microbiology

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  • Scarborough, ME
  • NorDx
  • Full Time - Evening/Night Shift
  • Service/Maintenance Support
  • Req #: 132257
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Summary

At NorDx, we offer rewarding careers in laboratory science for those committed to work at a center of laboratory excellence. NorDx provides patient-centered, state-of-the-art laboratory testing to our partners in healthcare throughout Northern New England. Our success is the result of dedicated and innovated laboratory professionals. If you are seeking a rewarding, challenging career in a laboratory environment with an organization that will develop your strengths to meet your professional goals, we want to talk to you.
 
$2000 SIGN ON BONUS FOR THOSE WITH AT LEAST 1 YEAR OF LAB EXPERIENCE!! **current MaineHealth employees not eligible, must be separated for 6 months to be**
  • Position Summary
    • Represents organization in all patient settings serving as a liaison. Performs key pre-analytical functions such as, but not limited to, specimen collection, specimen processing, and order entry. Also performs waived testing, quality control, and specialty collection.
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    • Schedule for this role will be 8pm-4:30am, Monday-Friday with a Saturday rotation.
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    • The Lab Assistant (LA) on the day/evening shift is responsible for processing speciments, reads gram stains, processes positive blood cultures and plants routine culture specimens.
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  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: High School Diploma/GED.
    • License/Certifications: PBT/MLA preferred. Acceptable certification agencies: ASCP, AMT, NHA.
    • Experience: Minimum of 6 months required in  Specimen Management. 1 year of related experience preferred.

We offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our package includes health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.

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