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Senior Medical Laboratory Scientist

Job ID 2023-24007 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Regular Full-Time
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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview

Responsible for leading the daily work assignments and technical performance of laboratory technical staff, including medical technologists, medical technicians, and technical assistants. Operates, maintains, and performs advanced troubleshooting on complex laboratory analyzers. Performs daily evaluation and interpretation of test results, quality control, and proficiency samples. Assist laboratory staff and Medical Center personnel with problem resolution, technical assistance, and result look-up. Leads the training of new employees and/or Medical Technology/Technician students and interns. Maintains adequate inventory of supplies, and perform the duties of the Supervisor/Manager in his/her absence.


Work requires the knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts normally acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences with additional successful completion of at least one year of training or pertinent full-time laboratory experience meeting standards for technical personnel specified in Chapter 44, Chapter IV, Section 8:44-2.6 of the New Jersey State Sanitary Code. ASCP certification/eligibility as a Medical Technologist, HEW, AMT, or California, Florida, or New York State Certification required. Requires the analytic ability to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional, scientific, technical and mathematical principles in performing various analyses, and summarize the information and data in order to solve problems, or design relatively complex systems and programs. Requires the ability to exchange information on factual matters and/or relay patient’s needs to appropriate personnel.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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