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Medical Laboratory Scientist - Lead

  2022-09-28     Floyd Valley Healthcare     714 Lincoln St NE  

Come join our award-winning team at Floyd Valley Healthcare in our Laboratory Department!


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Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, IA has a Full-time position (40 hours per week various shifts however mostly day shifts) in our Laboratory Department for a Lead.

We are looking for an AMAZING Lead Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) with a "Get It Done" attitude! The ability to work with a TEAM in a collaborative and communicative environment is a MUST! Floyd Valley Healthcare has been named one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that Floyd Valley Healthcare has been ranked within the top 100 hospitals of similar size based on number of beds, of which there were for categories.


  • Performs routine and special laboratory testing, recording, and test results reporting within established turnaround time.
  • Interpret analytical findings/results to assess compliance with hospital and industry standards.
  • Preform specimen collection, handling, processing, and testing following established procedures.
  • Preform instrument maintenance, calibrations, and function checks.
  • Assist in evaluating new tests and/or new procedures; perform quality control, proficiency testing and remedial action for unacceptable results.
  • Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. or 8:00 a.m. start time.
  • Every 5 weekend, 12-hour weekend shifts from 6:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • 1 or 2 scheduled holidays per year.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science.
  • Four years of experience and training in the high complexity area.
  • Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist from the ASCP or AMT required within 12 month of hire.
  • BLS a plus; certification is required as an employee.
  • Mandatory Reporter training certificate a plus; certification is required as an employee.
  • Vaccinations for MMR, Flu and COVID-19 are required. Individuals who are seeking an exemption from these requirements for medical or religious reason should contact Human Resources for details.

We are proud to offer:

  • IPERS Retirement
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Wellness Program
  • Student Loan Assistance – new benefit to assist employees with student loan debt!
  • Fitness center
  • Paid time off
  • Pay based on experience
  • Weekend and shift differentials.
  • Education opportunities for advanced certification

About Floyd Valley Healthcare:
Floyd Valley Healthcare is a 25-bed critical access hospital and is located in Le Mars, Iowa home of "The Ice Cream Capital of the World!" Floyd Valley Healthcare has had a rich history of serving the healthcare needs of people in Le Mars, Iowa and the surrounding communities. Today Floyd Valley includes the hospital, family medicine clinics in Le Mars, Marcus and Remsen, public health and Park Place Estates Assisted Living. We serve people in their homes through home health and home medical services. Floyd Valley Healthcare is licensed by the State of Iowa, affiliated with the Avera System of Sioux Falls, South Dakota and is a member of the Iowa and American Hospital Associations.

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Lisa Hodgson


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