Technical Specialist | Laboratory | Full Time 40 Hours

Rapid City, SD USA Full time 22_1429


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COVID Vaccination Statement

Ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, staff, and communities is our deepest commitment at Monument Health. As a condition of employment, Monument Health requires all employees be fully vaccinated * against COVID-19, or have obtained an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to starting employment. 

*Fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since the completion of a COVID-19 primary vaccination series. COVID-19 primary vaccination series is defined as the administration of a single-dose vaccine (such as the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine) or the administration of all required doses of a multi-dose vaccine (such as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (interchangeable with the licensed Comirnaty Vaccine) or the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine).

Pay Rate Range




(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

Job Summary

Promotes innovation and development of laboratory technology. Assists all Monument Health laboratories in validation and new technology. Assists with process improvement and standardization. Implements, maintains and monitors adherence to safety and infection control practices. Provides cost effective high quality service. Demonstrates and promotes a commitment to customer satisfaction and professionalism.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Continuously seeks and encourages others to identify opportunities for different and innovative approaches to address organizational problems and opportunities.
  • Assists in evaluation, selection and validation and troubleshooting of equipment for Monument Health system laboratories.
  • Coordinates implementation of new equipment in the Monument Health system laboratories.
  • Demonstrates and promotes a commitment to patient satisfaction, customer satisfaction and professionalism.
  • Ensures safety requirements are met at Monument Health system laboratories and assists with safety policy updates and staff training. Participates as an active member of the Monument Health safety committee.
  • Acts as a technical resource person, providing information about related tests to internal and external customers in cooperation with management.
  • Performs laboratory testing, from routine to complex, which requires independent judgment and responsibility; reports results, maintains records, equipment and quality control.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements


Education - Bachelors degree in chemical, physical, or biologic Sciences or Clinical Laboratory Science
Certification - Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Molecular Biology Certification - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)/American Medical Technology (AMT)

Experience - 3+ years of clinical laboratory experience

Specialty Certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

Physical Requirements:
Medium work - Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Job Category


Job Family



RCH Laboratory

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Employee Type


10 Monument Health Rapid City Hospital, Inc.

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.