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Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) – Full-time – SIGN ON BONUS $10,000

Posted on: September 14, 2022
Medical Laboratory Scientist

Website Avera Granite Falls

Exciting opportunity to join the Avera Laboratory, one of the top labs in the nation!

Position Highlights:

  • This position may be eligible for up to a $10,000 sign-on bonus!
  • Do you like working with people?  The position has direct patient contact in the hospital and clinic with adults, pediatrics and geriatrics.
  • Compensation: Immediately Avera starts you with great wages, excellent benefits including health, dental, paid time off, and generous retirement.
  • Job Satisfaction: Positively impact patients you serve each day.

Job Summary

  • Responsible for accurately performing a variety of clinical laboratory tests & procedures.

Professional Growth Opportunities:

  • Lab Leadership Apprenticeship program
  • Key Operator overseeing laboratory instruments
  • Train in specialized lab departments:
    • Blood Banking
    • Microbiology
    • Flow Cytometry
    • Molecular
    • Specials Chemistry
    • Cell Therapy

Here’s what one current employee has to say about opportunities in the lab:

“I completed a six-month internship in the Avera McKennan laboratory while completing my degree. One thing became very clear to me – this place is full of opportunity.”

Read the full story HERE on how a current employee took advantage of opportunities the Avera McKennan lab has to offer!

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science and completion of NAACLS accredited MLS program or bachelor’s degree in related science and 1-2 years’ experience acceptable to the ASCP or AMT
  • Six Months to one year of related experience preferred

Certification, Licensure, Registration

  • Must be board certified from the ASCP, AMT or equivalent within 12 months of hire.

Work Schedule

  • Varied Shifts, 72 hours every 2 weeks:
    • Every third weekend
    • Every third holiday
    • No call time


The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience. 

  • $26.25 – $39.50

To apply for this job please visit pm.healthcaresource.com.