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Medical Laboratory Technician / Medical Laboratory Scientist

Posted on: June 7, 2022

Sanford Health

Location: Wahpeton, ND
Address: 332 2nd Ave N, Wahpeton, ND 58075, USA
Shift: Day
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 32.00
Salary Range: MLT $18.00 / MLS $24.00 – MLT $29.00 / MLS $38.50
Pay Info: Eligible for sign-on bonus of $10,000 with two-year commitment!

Department Details

Eligible for new hire sign-on bonus of $10,000 with a two-year commitment!

Job Summary

Are you detailed oriented, looking to develop your clinical laboratory skills, and love pursuing new knowledge? We’re seeking problem-solvers interested in a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Laboratory Technician position to join our team. Our MLS/MLT professionals ensure timely testing and quality results from provided samples and delivery to nursing staff and providers, allowing them to make informed decisions for their patients. Whether a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Technician in a hospital or clinic setting, there are many opportunities to grow, advance, and make a substantial impact in the lives of our community.


Responsible for pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of testing
Follows standard operating procedures for MLS/MLTs
Ensures laboratory safety, quality and regulatory requirements are met
Recognizes safety hazards and complies with all safety practices and protocols
Collects and processes lab specimens with proper equipment
Performs clinical laboratory testing, including manual and automated methods
Collect and manage samples of blood and other fluids from patients

Bachelors degree in laboratory or biological sciences required.

Possess a national certification for Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) through an approved Health and Human Services (HHS) agency, for example American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or be registry eligible. Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) also acceptable. Registry eligible candidates must successfully complete the Board of Registry examination within 12 months of employment. If working in North Dakota (ND), must be licensed by the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice. Maintain continuing education credits equivalent to the state requirements as needed for license and certifications. May be required to have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.


Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To review your benefit eligibility, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

To apply for this job please visit sanfordcareers.com.