The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently issued an emergency advisory about an elevated threat of cybersecurity attacks targeting hospitals and health care systems in the U.S. These threats can come by phone calls, text messages or emails.
ChristianaCare advises that everyone be alert to potential phone, email and text-messaging scams. If you receive a suspicious phone call, text message or email from ChristianaCare that asks you to make a financial transaction or to provide personal information, please visit www.christianacare.org or call 302-327-5555 and ask to speak to someone from the department or service that contacted you.
Are you ready to take the next step in your career?
We have an opportunity for a Medical Laboratory Scientist to work in the Microbiology Section of the Medical Laboratory Department! This position is rotating evening/midnight shifts. Hours are generally 6:00 p.m. to 2:30 a.m during the week. Weekend shifts will be 3:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. or 11:00 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. Weekend and holiday rotation as required.
Principal duties and responsibilities:
Accurately performs all test procedures as listed in the procedure manual
Performs and records all scheduled instrument preventative maintenance procedures
Follows established quality control procedures, documenting corrective action if necessary
Adheres to all turnaround times, documents calls as necessary, verifies critical values and specimen identification
Verifies completion of all stat results and all routine results in a timely manner
Records workload and other statistics into computer system as necessary
Education and experience requirements:
Bachelors of Science in Medical Technology or Medical Laboratory Science / ASCP Certification preferred
Knowledge of clinical laboratory practices
Knowledge of infection control
Ability to coordinate simultaneous tests and procedures with accuracy
Skill in the use of automated laboratory equipment
Internal Number: JR53939
About Christiana Care Health System
Christiana Care Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are... positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.