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Community Health Systems Medical Lab Scientist - Northwest - PT - Days in TUCSON, Arizona


This is a part time (20 hours per week) opportunity to be part of the Northwest Healthcare laboratory team. Candidate should be willing to work either AM or afternoon shift as needed and be familiar with blood bank, hematology, clinical chemistry and other laboratory areas. Opportunities for growth and career development.

Job Summary: Performs moderate and high complexity tests in the clinical laboratory. Ensures that specimens are appropriate for test methodologies. Documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed. Assist customers with information regarding laboratory testing in a pleasant and professional manner. Ensures that all tests are performed within turn around time limits with review of pending logs and stat boards to maintain compliance. Performs and documents quality control, calibration, and instrument maintenance per departmental procedure; documenting all corrective action taken when systems deviate from laboratory established performance criteria. Consistently uses critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify and correct issues that may adversely affect test performance or patient Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the laboratory medicine field.

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.




  • Associates or better in Medical Technology

Licenses & Certifications


  • C-ASCP Medical Lab Tech

  • C-ASCP Med Lab Scientist



  • If Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology - prior experience not required.If Bachelors of Science degree in chemistry, biology, or microbiology - two (2) years experience in a clinical laboratory required;If Associates degree or Equivalent military training - two (2) years experience of full time lab experience required.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)