Laboratory Technologist

Sentara Healthcare Norfolk, VA

About the Job

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is hiring a Laboratory Technologist. This position is Full-Time, Days.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is the region’s first Magnet Hospital. It is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services. Sentara Norfolk General also serves as the primary teaching hospital for undergraduate and graduate education for the adjacent Eastern Virginia Medical School


Performs laboratory tests; interprets results; documents and reports results. Maintains department equipment, instruments, and tools.

Education Level
Bachelor's Level Degree OR
Bachelor's Level Degree - MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY/LAB SCIENCE

Experience
None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

License
Required: AMT Medical Technologist, Cert Histocompatibility Spec, Cert Histocompatibility Techno, Chemistry, Hematology, Medical Lab Scientist, Microbiology, Molecular Biology

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Skills
Required: Communication, Critical Thinking, Service Orientation, Technology/Computer

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Other
Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical or biological science or medical technology from an accredited institution. ASCP or AMT certification required. Certification eligible applicants with American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) may be considered with proof of eligibility prior to date of employment. Certification for eligible employees shall be acquired within one year from date of hire. Certification must remain current for continued employment.