Lead Medical Lab Tech (Full-Time) - Up to $3,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Pathology and Lab West Des Moines and Des Moines, Iowa


Looking for a career where you love what you do and who you do it with? You’re in the right place.

Healthcare here is different – we’re locally owned and led by our physicians, and all decisions are always made right here in Central Iowa.

By working at The Iowa Clinic, you’ll get to make a difference while seeing a difference in our workplace. Because as one clinic dedicated to exceptional care, we’re committed to exceeding expectations, showing compassion and collaborating to provide the kind of care most of us got into this business to deliver in the first place.

Think you’ve got what it takes to join our TIC team? Keep reading…


A day in the life…

Wondering what a day in the life of a Lead Medical Lab Tech at The Iowa Clinic might look like?

  • Arrive at work in the morning – no night shifts here!
  • A Lead MLT assumes day to day technical operations of the laboratory.
  • Oversees quality control, instrument maintenance, new methodology development, training, record keeping, and compliance.
  • Provides instruction and guidance to departmental coworkers.
  • This position also functions as an active MLT by performing a number of routine, repetitive, clearly defined laboratory analysis in accordance with established criteria and guidelines. 

This job might be for you if you have…


  • A desire to find a meaningful, fulfilling career
  • A Lead MLT requires strong attention to detail and experience with CLIA compliance.
  • Lab experience necessary.
  • ASCP or AAMA certification required.

Bonus points if…

  • You love exceeding people’s expectations
  • You enjoy having fun where you work
  • Finding meaningful connections is what you live for

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What’s in it for you

  • One of the best 401(k) programs in central Iowa, including employer match and profit sharing
  • Employee incentives to share in the Clinic’s success
  • Generous PTO accruals
  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Quarterly volunteer opportunities through a variety of local nonprofits
  • Training and development programs
  • Opportunities to have fun with your colleagues, including TIC night at the Iowa Cubs, employee appreciation tailgate party, Adventureland day, State Fair tickets, annual holiday party, drive-in movie night… we could go on and on
  • Monthly departmental celebrations, jeans days and clinic-wide competitions
  • Employee rewards and recognition program
  • Health and wellness program with up to $350/year in incentives
  • Employee feedback surveys
  • All employee meetings, team huddles and transparent communication