Medical Technologist or Medical Lab Technician - (full-time)

  • Jefferson Healthcare
  • Port Townsend, WA 98368
  • Jan 05, 2021
Laboratory Technician Technologist

Job Description

Lab Port Townsend, WA, USA MLT - $22.19-$34.63 Med Tech - $27.38-$42.73 DOE Hourly Full-Time Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Medical Lab Technician or Medical Technologist Lab  Jefferson Healthcare   Job #137 - 2020 Jefferson Healthcare (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) is looking for an experienced full-time Medical Technologist/Technician to join our Laboratory team in Microbiology.  This is a unique opportunity to join a team that is committed to providing the best quality of care in a community hospital setting.  We have a tight-knit team that is committed to providing the very best customer service doing a little bit (a lot) of everything. Our next team member first and foremost has a sense of humor and makes the job fun.  They are also driven, an independent self-starter, and flexible - sometimes you have to get things done on a moment's notice.  We love where we work and we are excited to introduce it to you! **Please apply with a current resume and cover letter for full consideration.* Who are you? You are a critical thinker with an eye for detail and you enjoy working independently as well as with a team.  You are organized, self-motivated, and you learn quickly.  What can we offer you? Competitive salary Hands-on training Consistent hours and a schedule you can count on  Medical Technologist - GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY: Performs chemical, microscopic, serologic, hematological, immunohematologic, parasitic and bacteriologic tests to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease.  Collects specimens and performs quality control.   Medical Technologist - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Collects,  processes and records specimens for analysis according to protocol and standard precautions Records date and time of specimen collection, receipt in the laboratory and ordering in the laboratory information system Gathers lab patient billing information when required Record and distribute test results Performs all laboratory testing following departmental procedures and protocols Performs and records, in the lab information system, appropriate quality control for each procedure Performs instrument troubleshooting and repairs. Performs equipment maintenance Assists in development and review of laboratory procedures Calls critical values and distributes reports properly Answers queries for results Monitors and resolves outstanding LIS reports Collects data and participates in Performance Improvement projects Participates in Proficiency and Competency Testing Notifies supervisor of any unusual or unexpected requests, equipment problems or other information Manages supplies and inventories. Restocks supplies Maintains a clean safe work environment May act as resource to MLT, lab assistant and nursing staff Assists training new employees and students   Medical Technologist - SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: Answers telephones and supports office staff when requested Supports phlebotomy staff. Performs other job duties as assigned Medical Technologist - EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: ASCP Medical Technologist (MT) certification required. Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or in a biological science from a 4-year accredited college or university required. Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy (MA-Phleb.) certification required. Application for MA-Phlebotomist certification must be submitted to DOH within 90 days of hire. Current BLS certificate required             One year of medical technologist with phlebotomy experience preferred -------------------------------------------------- Medical Lab Technician - GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY: Performs chemical, microscopic, serologic, hematological, immunohematologic, parasitic and bacteriologic tests to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease.  Collects specimens and performs quality control.   Medical Lab Technician - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Collects,  processes and records specimens for analysis according to protocol and standard precautions Records date and time of specimen collection, receipt in the laboratory and ordering in the laboratory information system Gathers lab patient billing information when required Record and distribute test results Performs all laboratory testing following departmental procedures and protocols Performs and records, in the lab information system, appropriate quality control for each procedure Performs instrument troubleshooting and repairs. Performs equipment maintenance Assists in development and review of laboratory procedures Calls critical values and distributes reports properly Answers queries for results Monitors and resolves outstanding LIS reports Collects data and participates in Performance Improvement projects Participates in Proficiency and Competency Testing Notifies supervisor of any unusual or unexpected requests, equipment problems or other information Manages supplies and inventories. Restocks supplies Maintains a clean safe work environment May act as resource to MLT, lab assistant and nursing staff Assists training new employees and students   Medical Lab Technician - SECONDARY FUNCTIONS: Answers telephones and supports office staff when requested Supports phlebotomy staff Performs other job duties as assigned Medical Lab Technician - EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: ASCP Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)  certification required, within 90 days of hire. MLT AA required Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy (MA-Phleb.) certification required. Application for MA-Phlebotomist certification must be submitted to DOH within 90 days of hire. Current BLS certificate required             One year of medical technologist with phlebotomy experience preferred Three years of experience preferred for MLTs hired for night shift due to working alone Who We Are Jefferson Healthcare is one of the Top Employers on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula and in close proximity to Seattle, Victoria, BC and Vancouver. We are a DNV accredited, 5 Star rated 25-bed Critical Access Hospital with six rural health clinics and a wide scope of specialty services; we provide exceptional care for more than 25,000 residents of East Jefferson County. We have numerous accreditations and awards and are recognized as Achieving Best Care by the Washington State Hospital Association.  Our Home Port Townsend has been named as one of the coolest small towns in America ... with good reason. There are festivals almost every weekend, endless recreational/hiking/skiing/sailing activities, great places to eat, and a strong and vibrant community feel. National Geographic calls Port Townsend "one of the most sophisticated places west of Seattle" and we continue to receive awards year after year, such as 50 Safest Cities in Washington (Safewise.com), and 16 Best Places to Live in the US in 2015 (nearby Port Angeles by Outdoors Magazine).  Come check us out!   Schedule 1.0 FTE, full-time. Shifts may differ. Days may differ. 10-hour shifts.

Employment Type

Full-Time