Job Description

Work Status Details: PRO RE NATA (AS NEEDED) | 8.00 Hours Every Two Weeks
Pay Rate Type: Hourly

Shifts vary 

Listed is the base hiring salary range offered for this position. Actual salaries may vary depending on factors, including but not limited to skills and experience. The salary range listed is just one component of the total rewards/compensation package offered to candidates.
Min = $30.6681
Mid = $38.3352


The Medical Laboratory Scientist provides comprehensive laboratory testing for patients. The position consists of ensuring the patient's laboratory results are accurate, timely and with quality. The Medical Laboratory Scientist performs quantitative, qualitative and subjective lab procedures by manual and automated methods for inpatient and outpatients in all disciplines of the lab i.e. Microbiology, Serology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Hematology, Blood bank, and phlebotomy as needed. 

Why Yuma Regional Medical Center?

Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is located in Yuma, AZ. Our purpose is building a healthier tomorrow. We strive by putting patients first as they are the center of every decision and action we take. YRMC is rooted in the community by living and breathing the dynamic nature of our region. Being committed to progress by constantly and consistently advancing healthcare, creating meaningful experiences and improving the lives of everyone around us.

Our Values

Bring Kindness | Achieve Together | Aspire For Better | Do The Right Thing | Lead With Optimism |

About Yuma, AZ

Named by the Guinness World Records as the Sunniest City on Earth with winters averaging temperatures of 70 degrees, sunny days and cooler nights.

Yuma, Arizona is a place to explore the great outdoors with hiking, jet skiing, boating and off-roading. Don’t forget to soak up the sun at the great Colorado River or one of Yuma’s many lakes.

Yuma is centrally located in Southwest Arizona, within a short drive to many popular attractions and destinations.

Bring your skills to one of the sunniest places on earth - Yuma, AZ!


Analyzes patient, control and proficiency testing specimens and records results in a timely manner according to laboratory policy. 

Reviews and correlates results of laboratory tests to each other and with the patient's condition, recognizing abnormal results and critical/alert values. Verifies accuracy of results. 

Performs daily instrument maintenance, troubleshooting and resolving specimen integrity problems. Calibrates, maintains, operates and troubleshoots instrumentation issues and completes appropriate documentation. 

Performs specimen collection and interpretation of patient results and quality control data. 

Leads and participates in quality assurance, quality improvement activities, and quality control processes. Accurately prepares, labels and stores reagents, standards, controls and specimens for analysis. 

Instructs, orients and mentors students, employees, residents, patients and other health care providers as applicable. 

Other duties as assigned. 


Other information:

REQUIRED: Bachelor's Degree OR Associate's Degree with MLS Certification

Physical Requirements and working conditions for this position will be provided to you up on interview. 

Application Instructions

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