Medical Lab Scientist OR Medical Laboratory Technician
Kansas City, MO 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description
Medical Lab Scientist OR Medical Laboratory Technician
Requisition ID 2022-21274 Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(7/12/2022 1:50 PM) Posting Category Allied Health Division LAB MICROBIOLOGY Shift Evening shift Work Type Part Time Casual Work Days Tuesday/Friday Work Hours 1400-2230 FLSA Status Non-Exempt Location : Name Adele Hall Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Julie Aust Recruiter : Email
Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children's Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.

Children's Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City - a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children's health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.


This position is responsible for the performance of a variety of laboratory tests in an accurate and timely manner. Professional judgment is exercised to ascertain the appropriateness of the test orders, the validity of test results and to communicate this information to the physician

At Children's Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

Additionally, it's important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children's Mercy staff, we want to let you know that the seasonal influenza and COVID-19 vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.

    Performs highly complex laboratory procedures in a variety of laboratory sections with minimum supervision
  • Performs continuous quality assurance activities
  • Maintains general operations of the laboratory
  • Bachelor's Degree and 1-2 years experience May include MLS clinical rotations as 1 year of experience, preferred Clinical Laboratory experience or
  • MT(ASCP) eligible Preferred
  • MT(AMT) eligible Preferred
  • MLS (ASCP/ASCPi) eligible Preferred
  • MT (AAB) eligible Preferred
  • Certification in a Lab Specialty Preferred


Medical Laboratory Technician


  • Follows standard operating test procedures as outlined in the Procedure Manual
  • Coordinates and prioritizes work in order to complete within a reasonable time frame
  • Accurately calculates, transcribes and records test results
  • Evaluates validity of results to ensure accuracy
  • Recognizes normal vs. abnormal, communicating and documenting critical values to appropriate caregiver
  • Performs various phlebotomy techniques if appropriate for location


  • Associate's Degree and 1-2 years experience May include MLT clinical rotations as 1 year of experience, preferred Clinical Laboratory experience
  • MLT(ASCP) eligible Preferred
  • MLT(AMT) eligible Preferred
  • MLT (ASCP/ASCPi) eligible Preferred
  • MLT (AAB) eligible Preferred
Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $28.25/hr, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

Remote Work/Work from Home

This position is not eligible work remotely, which means that the person hired will be required to work onsite at one of our Children's Mercy locations and may not work from home.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children's Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children's Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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EOE / M/F / VET / Disabled 


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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