Medical Technologist Microbiology

Employer
CommonSpirit Health
Location
Silverdale, Washington, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 04, 2021
Closes
Aug 12, 2021
Ref
1682250357
Discipline
Biology, Energy
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Overview
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.
St. Michael Medical Center is looking for compassionate professionals to join our team in our NEW HOSPITAL in Silverdale! This 500,000 Square-foot hospital will be the most energy-efficient hospital in Washington and will provide an extraordinary healing environment for our patients with beautiful views of the Olympic Mountains and Dyes Inlet. In addition, the entire campus has been developed with the well-being of our team in mind with dedicated respite areas and generous break areas (see the views!) along with the Clear Creek trail running through the hospital grounds, encouraging walks and connection with the community. Be a part of this groundbreaking addition to CHI Franciscan!
Visit our website at www.stmichaelopening.org for 360-degree photos and virtual tour of the new hospital.
Our mission is to deliver high-quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach - physical, emotional, and spiritual - is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!
Responsibilities
Job Summary
As a Medical Technologist, you will perform moderately to highly complex and specialized clinic laboratory tests and analyses of human blood, urine and other body fluids, tissues or substances to obtain data for use in the diagnosis, management and treatment of disease and injury. Your specific areas of accountability may include one or more of the following disciplines: transfusion service, chemistry, coagulation, hematology, microbiology, immunology, toxicology and/or urinalysis. Your day-to-day work will include:
- Pretesting and processing samples (Pre-Analytic)
- Performing, analyzing, interpreting, and confirming tests (Analytic)
- Documenting and delivering test results (Post-Analytic)
- Operating and maintaining standard lab instruments and equipment
- Accountability for ensuring the accuracy of test results and related analyses based on strict adherence to established standards, procedures and regulatory requirements for test analysis, quality control, quality assurance, safety, blood-borne pathogen/infection control, specimen handling and processing and documenting and reporting patient results.
- Exercising independent judgment to monitor, control and assess test conditions, specimen quality, chemical and biologic reactions, and instrument function; identify atypical organisms; solve unexpected problems; correlate quantitative, biochemical, physiologic and morphologic data to verify results; and evaluate or implement new procedures.
- In the absence of Lab Manager, you may also be assigned responsibility for serving as a Medical Technologist Lead
Qualifications
Education/Work Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in a chemical/physical/biological or other life science and relevant generalist clinical laboratory experience within the last five years, OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in laboratory medical technology, with clinical rotation.
International education will be evaluated for equivalency.
Licensure/Certification
- National MT certification with ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology), AMT (American Medical Technologists) or Certification with the US. Department of Health and Human Services as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist; OR
- MLT certification with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in a chemical/physical/biological or other life science.
- For new graduates, if not held at date of hire, one-time national certification must be obtained within the first six months of employment.
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Requisition ID 2020-107833
Employment Type Per Diem
Department Laboratory Services
Shift Day
Standard Hours 7:00am to 3:30pm
Facility / Process Level : Name CHI Franciscan St. Michael Medical Center
Location WA-SILVERDALE
Equal Opportunity
CommonSpirit Healthâ„¢ is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status, ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.