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SSM Health Medical Lab Scientist in Saint Louis, Missouri


At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. Our Mission and Values put the patient first and place you in a position to leverage your CLS skills every day. As a Clinical Lab Scientist, also known a Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Scientist, or Medical Laboratory Technician you will perform a variety of laboratory tests to help identify health conditions like cancer, diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses.

In return, you can expect a work environment where:

  • You are an important part of the health care team for our patients

  • Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose

  • Teamwork and collaboration is encouraged and necessary

If you are ASCP certified or a new grad who will be eligible to sit for the exam in the next six months, then we’d love to learn more about you! Please fill out your application today.


  • Performs a full range of laboratory tests from simple blood tests to more complex tests.

  • Interprets test reports and communicates findings to physicians.

  • Escalates unusual, critical or abnormal results.

  • Operates complex electronic equipment, computers and precision instruments.

  • Performs and evaluates quality control procedures.

  • Maintains accuracy of equipment and reagents by performing established preventive maintenance procedures.

  • Assists providers in choosing appropriate lab test.

  • Evaluates new testing methods.

  • Operates, maintains, calibrates and troubleshoots instruments.

  • Assists with the proper storage of hazardous materials.

  • Maintains competencies and continuing education to keep informed of new developments in field.

  • Assists in the proficiency testing program in the lab.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent years of experience and education


  • Must have two years recent experience as a medical technologist in an acute care hospital.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.