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Avera Marshall Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) - Clinic- Full Time in Aberdeen, South Dakota

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. This position may also be eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus!

Exciting opportunity to join the Avera St. Luke’s Laboratory as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)! This position is located at our Clinic.

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

** This position may be eligible for a $2,500 relocation bonus.

** This position is eligible for Avera's student loan repayment program which helps you pay off your loans and save money. Each month an extra payment of up to $167 ($10,000) from Avera will help pay down your principal balance faster.

Avera St. Luke's Named Top 20 Rural Community Hospital (

Position Highlights:

  • Paid Time Off (PTO) available on Day 1!

  • Options for Free Health Insurance!

  • Competitive wages with regular increases and benefits.

  • Provide patient care in a modern, fast-paced laboratory.

    Job Summary

  • Collect appropriate specimen for diagnostic testing.

  • Process specimens for transport to reference laboratory for specialized testing with necessary paperwork and documentations.

  • Operate and maintain a variety of automated analyzers according to standard operating procedure.

  • Collect data, prepare reports, answer correspondence and compile statistics as directed by the laboratory supervisor.

  • Work effectively in a team environment, coordinating work flow with other team members.

    Education and/or Experience

  • Minimum of a Bachelor Degree in Medical Laboratory Science.

  • Completion of a clinical internship as part of degree program.


  • National Certification: MLS (ASCP) or equivalent.

  • Certification must be obtained within 12 months of hire date.

    Work Schedule

  • Day/Evening shifts; 72 hours every 2 weeks

  • Between the hours of 7:30 am - 8:00 pm - No Overnights!

  • Shifts vary between 8 hours - 11 hours

  • Every 3rd weekend and holiday


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

  • $27.50 - $41.50 per hour

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