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Sr. Laboratory Scientist (Micro)

Company: Sentara Health
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Norfolk, VA


Work Shift
First (Days) (United States of America)

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital in Norfolk, VA is hiring experienced Sr. Laboratory Technologist to work full days in Microbiology.

Sign on Bonus up to $20,000 for qualified candidates!


- Bachelor s degree Medical Laboratory Science or in chemical, physical or bio logical science

- ASCP or AMT certification

- Microbiology experience

- 2 years of laboratory experience

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital (SNGH), on the Eastern Virginia Medical Campus, is a large 525-bed medical center, which serves as the primary teaching institution for the adjacent Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS). Our partnership with EVMS combines the latest innovations in technology, research and clinical care, to offer you advanced diagnostic and therapeutic services. In fact, our Urology program, which is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report, is number 40 in the nation and supported by EVMS residents.

Click here to learn more about Sentara Norfolk General Hospital!


Sentara Healthcareis a Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina based not-for-profit integrated healthcare provider that has been in business for over 131 years. Offering more than 500 sites of care including 12 hospitals, PACE (Elder Care), home health, hospice, medical groups, imaging services, therapy, outpatient surgery centers, and an 858,000 member health plan. The people of the communities that we serve have nominated Sentara Employer of Choice for over ten years. U.S. News and World Report has recognized Sentara as having the Best Hospitals for 15+ years. Sentara offers professional development and a continued employment philosophy!

Benefits: Sentara offers an attractive array of full-time benefits to include Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time Off, Sick, Parental and Caregiver Leave, Educational Assistance, Emergency Back-Up Care and other family benefits, a 401k/403B with matching funds, 401a, Performance Plus Bonus, Career Advancement Opportunities, Work Perks,and more.

Our success is supported by a family-friendly culture that encourages community involvement and creates unlimited opportunities for development and growth.

We welcome you to be a part of an excellent healthcare organization that cares about our People, Quality, Patient Safety, Service, and Integrity. Join a team that has a mission to improve health every day and a vision to be the healthcare choice of the communities that we serve!

Chat with our Laboratory Services recruiters every Wednesday from 1PM-2PM est.

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    Job Summary

    Performs laboratory testing and interprets test results using scientific knowledge and principles of test procedures and disease processes; recommends contingency testing. Directly responsible for developing, maintaining and managing daily technical operations including staff training and education, implementation of instrumentation, accreditation readiness. Project plans and timelines are developed with Laboratory Management approval. Responsible for the immediate supervision, training and competency assessment of laboratory staff and students in a 24/7 environment. Ensures accurate orders for proficiency surveys and accurate submission of survey data. Collections PI data, conducts analysis and documents progress. Maintains current policies and procedures in department and ensures completion of electronic documents according to established assignments and timelines. Demonstrates fiscal responsibility.

    Bachelor s degree in chemical, physical or biological science or Medical Laboratory Science from an accredited institution. ASCP or AMT certification required. Education, experience and ASCP/AMT certification must be maintained within the specific discipline of the department in which one is applying. Three (3) years experience required for Transplant Immunology Laboratory.


    BLD - Bachelor's Level Degree: Medical Technology (Required), BLD - Bachelor's Level Degree (Required)

    AMT Medical Technologist (MT) - Certification - Other/National, Certified Histocompatibility Specialist (CHS) - Certification - Other/National, Certified Histocompatibility Technologist (CHT) - Certification - Other/National, Cytologist (CT) - Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) - Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Medical Technologist (MT) - Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Technologist in Chemistry (C) - Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Technologist in Cytogenetics (CG) - Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Technologist in Hematology (H) - Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Technologist in Microbiology (M) - Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), Technologist in Molecular Biology (MB) - Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

    Laboratory Technologist


    Communication, Critical Thinking, Monitoring, Service Orientation, Technology/Computer, Time Management

    Sentara Healthcare prides itself on the diversity and inclusiveness of its close to an almost 30,000-member workforce. Diversity, inclusion, and belonging is a guiding principle of the organization to ensure its workforce reflects the communities it serves.

    Per Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), some clinical environments require proof of education; these regulations are posted at for further information. In an effort to expedite this verification requirement, we encourage you to upload your diploma or transcript at time of application.

    In support of our mission to improve health every day, this is a tobacco-free environment. Associated topics: dietary, drug, food scientist, health, histologist, kinesiology, nephrology, nutrition, physiologist, therapy

Keywords: Sentara Health, Norfolk , Sr. Laboratory Scientist (Micro), Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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