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Lead-Medical Lab Scientist (MLS)

Company: Ascension
Location: Austin
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Dell Seton Medical Center has a Lead Medical Lab Scientist opening on their team! This is a wonderful opportunity if you are looking for a career growth opportunity in Lab. The Lead MLS will oversee the technical duties of about 15 associates which includes referral testing. 

Hours: Day shift with rotating weekends. 

Location: Dell Seton Medical Center 1500 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701


Why choose us? We offer:
$3K sign on Bonus

Relocation Assistance
Career growth and development support and resources
Benefits include:
Generous paid time off
Comprehensive and customizable benefit packages to fit your life
Paid parental leave
Tuition reimbursement

What You Will Do:

Lead the daily activities and provide oversight of workflow and operations of the assigned area.

  • Oversee the direction and operation of the clinical laboratory. Problem solve and provide technical assistance to staff.
  • Assign and schedule work for assigned shifts. Prepare daily and weekly time and attendance reports. Conduct department meetings.
  • Perform various clinical laboratory tests, analyze and interpret test results, and ensure accuracy.
  • Assist with data collection or special projects for difficult cases.
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge of the policies and procedures for patient preparation, sample requirements, specimen collection, and pre-analytical factors that affect sample quality.
  • Oversee the documentation and submission of all required laboratory, departmental and staff statistics/reports.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • One of more of the following preferred:
    • Medical Technologist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC).
    • Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP) credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC).
    • Medical Tech credentialed from the American Board of Bioanalysis (AAB).
    • Medical Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT).


  • Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, medical laboratory scientist, human sciences or education qualifications as stated per CLIA requirements required.

Work Experience:

  • 2 years of experience required.
Additional Preferences:

Referral Testing preferred

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including 3 teaching hospitals, Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, Austin , Lead-Medical Lab Scientist (MLS), Other , Austin, Texas

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