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Medical Laboratory Scientist

Job Details

$32.48 - $46.94 Hourly


Santiam Hospital and Clinics is looking for you to join the Santiam Hospital health care team of innovative leaders located in the heart of Oregon's Mid-Willamette Valley. We are currently seeking a Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Laboratory Technician to join our hospital lab team.

Santiam Hospital proudly offers excellent career opportunities, benefits, and support that will allow you to grow in your career and fully enjoy your passions.

Compensation: $32.48 - $46.94 DOE

Job Summary: Full-time, primarily days, however, variable shift work including weekends, evenings, holidays, and possibly nights may be required at times.

Department Description:

Fast paced 40-bed hospital clinical lab needs a MLS to perform testing across multiple disciplines including Microbiology and Blood Bank (some phlebotomy experience is also preferable).

Our lab operates 24 hours every day of the year, with over 100,000 tests performed annually. Testing accommodates all hospital and our surrounding clinic populations.
Our test menu is extensive and includes comprehensive in-house microbiology and molecular assays.


The MLS is a member of a diverse group of laboratory scientists who work in all areas of the clinical lab, and performs testing that is both routine and urgent/time sensitive.
Accuracy and attention to detail is critical, as well as a disposition that is conducive to working closely with other staff in a fast-paced environment.
This position will challenge all aspects of a clinical laboratory scientist’s education and training, and provide the rare opportunity to elevate and expand your skill-set and lab experience.



Bachelor’s degree required.
Education and experience to perform CLIA moderate and high complexity testing unsupervised.
ASCP or equivalent certification as MLS within 3 months of hire.

Benefits at a Glance:

401(k) Retirement plan

Health, dental and vision insurance for staff and family

PTO and holidays

Hospital Incentive Plan (HIP)

Life insurance

Long-term disability Insurance

Staff discounts

Santiam Hospital and Clinics is an EEO Affirmative Action Race/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Veteran/Disability Employer.