Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) - Full-time

Posted: 01/14/2024

*This position may be eligible for a $15,000 sign on bonus with a 3 year commitment!  

Join the team at Avera!

Award Winning Health Care:  Avera has been named among the nation’s 15 Top Health Systems, Forbes list of America’s Best-in-State Employers and Level 10 Most Wired Health Care Organization by CHIME.

Culture:  Be part of a multidisciplinary team built on teamwork, with compassion and the goal of Moving Health Forward for you and our patients. Work where you matter.

You Belong at Avera:  Competitive pay, front-loaded PTO and options for free health insurance, sign-on bonuses, various shifts to fit your lifestyle and opportunities for career growth.


Exciting opportunity to join the Avera Laboratoryone of the top labs in the nation!

This position may be eligible for a $15,000 sign on bonus with a 3-year comitment!


Position Highlights:

  • 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

  • The Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) performs a variety of clinical laboratory tests, procedures and related duties. 
  • Utilizes scientific principles as well as technical, procedural, and problem-solving aptitudes for day-to-day laboratory technical operations, quality control, quality assurance, procedure/instrument maintenance and corrective action, test result correlation, and clinical laboratory related continuing education.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Laboratory Science and completion of NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientist program; or a Bachelors degree in a related science and one to two years of experience/training acceptable to the ASCP or AMT for the Medical Laboratory Scientist required.

Certification, Licensure, Registration

  • Certification as Medical Laboratory Scientist from the ASCP, AMT, or equivalent required within 12 months of hire.

Work Schedule

  • 730-6, with wknd rotation and occas hol; 72hrs/2wks
  • Weekend rotation: Every 5th Nights
  • Holiday rotation: 1:2 a year nights


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

  • $26.25 - $39.50 per hour

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