The Medical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist is dedicated to providing quality service in a timely, courteous, and cost effective manner. We work in tandem with the physicians to provide quality diagnostic service to our customers.
and Training *Continuing Education: Identifies new topics for continuing education, and pursues educational offerings. Shares educational information with coworkers, keeps record of continuing education. Uses educational information to develop/update practice standards. Attends staff meetings and all annual mandatory sessions. Actively participates in staff orientation. Bachelors of Science Degree and ASCP Medical Scientist Certification or equivalent education as listed above. Continuing education credit will be received for, but not limited to the following: monthly department meetings. Continuing Education Journal Article posted on the board in the supervisor’s office. Laboratory in-services. Section 6 – Resource Utilization Demonstrates responsible use of resources, including time, facilities, supplies, equipment, staff, information, finances, education and developmental assets. Fiscally responsible, including corporate billing compliance. Efficiently uses resources, tools and supplies, recycling when possible. Uses and disposes of confidential information appropriately. Shares expertise and knowledge with others. Cares for equipment properly. Spends education funds responsibly to enhance job performance. Practices accountable and productive time management. Shares responsibility in facility upkeep (i.e.: see it, own it, do it, solve it). Seeks information and plans work to maximize team effectiveness.
EducationBachelor of Science degree required OR Baccalaureate in applied science from an accredited institution, OR equivalent official military or non-military training/experience per CLIA standards/regulation. Associate degree may also be accepted with equivalent years of experience and with required MLS certificate.
Experience/TrainingPrefer two (2) years experience as a generalist in a hospital laboratory setting.
License/CertificationOne of the following certifications required: Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) ASCP, AMT or AAB certification Medical Technologist (MT) ASCP, Blood Bank (BB) ASCP, Chemistry(C) ASCP, or Hematology(H) ASCP, Microbiology (M) ASCP or equivalent licensure. Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy required. Application to the state must be submitted within 60 days of hire. American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS required.