Night-Shift Medical Lab Scientist

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St. James Parish Hospital is now  hiring a full-time Medical Lab Scientist to perform chemistry, hematology, urinalysis, serology, microbiology and blood bank sample analysis in a timely and accurate manner according to established hospital and departmental policies and procedures. A relevant Bachelor’s Degree and certification is required. New grads are eligible to apply.


  • Orders lab test accurately in the LIS computer system
  • Receives lab samples in the LIS computer system for processing
  • Process and analyze lab samples appropriately for each lab department
  • Ensures quality testing and instrument performance adheres to regulatory compliance guidelines
  • Maintains competency requirements
  • Collect drug screens using correct form and generate correct charge
  • Label and handle lab specimens properly
  • Performs venipuncture to obtain blood sample using appropriate type of equipment to adjust to patient age.
  • Use two identifiers to identify patient when collecting samples
  • Keeps phlebotomy area well stocked with supplies.
  • Monitor inventory and orders supplies from Materials Management.
  • Always answers phone using proper phone courtesy
  • Maintains an organized and clean working area
  • Research and resolve problems with lab samples and test reports by looking up patients results in the LIS computer system and fax to proper personnel
  • Supports departmental goals and objectives
  • Other related duties as assigned




Certified as a Medical Laboratory Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Current Louisiana State License as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Generalist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist-Specialist
Current BLS certification
Background Check
Drug Test

Education Required:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited school in Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science/ Clinical Laboratory Science



Apply Online

You will be directed to St. James Parish Hospital’s Workforce Management System to complete your application. Click the appropriate link below.

External Applicants

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Internal Applicants:

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