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Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Tech - Molecular Lab (1.0 FTE) Evenings)

Overlake Hospital
Kirkland, Washington, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Compassionate Care for Every Life We Touch
Join a dynamic team of professionals driven to provide the highest level of patient centered care and excellence every day! As a medium-sized hospital, we are a major player in the local healthcare market, yet we haven't lost our friendly feel.

Overlake Medical Center Laboratory Department is currently seeking a Medical Technologist or Medical Lab Technician . Qualified ASCP registered applicant, either MT or MLT, with either hospital or reference laboratory experience. The position includes assignments in pre-transfusion testing. The applicant is expected to have familiarity with a variety of laboratory instruments, excellent troubleshooting skills, willingness to follow SOPs and Westgard QC rules established for the Overlake laboratory operation, and well developed critical thinking. The applicant must be aware of the regulatory requirements governing laboratory practices and be prepared to comply. Good facility in various laboratory information systems is important and Epic experience is preferred. Applicants skilled in the Microsoft Office Suite are preferred. Finally excellent interpersonal skills and understanding of team dynamics are important skills for candidates.

Molecular Lab
8 Hour Shift
Evenings 230pm - 11:00pm

MT: requires one of the following three educational backgrounds:

* Route 1: Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, or Mathematics, and either the successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Technologist program or, prior to 2005, an ASCP-accredited Medical Technologist program. One of the following certifications is required within six months of start date: American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) - Medical technologist (MT), or American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), or National Credentialing Agency (NCA) Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS).
* Route 2: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, or Mathematics plus 2 years of full-time clinical laboratory experience, and ASCP-MT, ASCP-MLS, or NCA-CLS certification.
* Route 3: Bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Biological Sciences, or Mathematics, plus 4 years of full-time clinical laboratory experience with at least 4 months in each of the normal clinical laboratory disciplines (chemistry, hematology, immunology,, and microbiology, and ASCP-MT, ASCP-MLS, or NCA-CLS certification.
* ASCP-MT, ASCP-MLS, or NCA-CLS certification is required prior to start date, unless hired under Route 1, in which case is required within six months of start date. Minimum of one year experience in a hospital-based lab as a generalist or microbiologist (depending upon the skill set needed at time of hire) is preferred.

MT Non Certified:

* Bachelors degree in a scientific field is required
* Lab experience is preferred.
* Prefer experience with laboratory information system.
* Good customer service skills.
* Good technical and mechanical trouble-shooting skills.


* Associate's degree from a community college in Medical Laboratory Science required. 90 quarter hours/60 semester hours credit military program in Medical Laboratory Science also acceptable. NAACS accredited MLT program preferred.
* Bachelor's degree preferred.
* Also requires one of the following certifications within six months of hire date: ASCP MLT, American Association of Bioanalysts - with Bachelor Degree in Science and MLT certification, or NCA CLT.
* Minimum of 1 year experience in a hospital-based lab is preferred.

Benefit Highlights:

* Competitive compensation package
* Professional development
* Up to $10,000 per year in tuition reimbursement
* Free parking
* Free public transportation pass ( ORCA ( )
* Generous PTO
* Extended illness banked hours
* Medical, dental, vision plans with premiums as low as $0
* 403(b) matching starting at 5% and increasing to 7% after 5 years (Immediate vesting in matching funds)
* Life and long term disability coverage
* Flex spending
* Employee Assistance program

Overlake community
At Overlake, we believe exceptional patient care comes naturally when our staff feels respected, valued, and cared for. So we've cultivated a culture that feels like a community. In fact, we're more like a great big family. Our people will always be there for you. Our supportive environment and team of passionate professionals have earned the hospital its reputation as a healthcare leader in the region. We are truly committed to providing compassionate, high-quality patient care in a progressive and collaborative environment.

Applications now being accepted for those individuals committed to providing EXCELLENCE to our GROWING Eastside Community.

Overlake is an Equal Opportunity Employer, please see our EEO policy.
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