Medical Laboratory Technician/Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT/MT) - TEMPORARY
Snoqualmie, WA 98065
Position: Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Technician Department: Laboratory FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Employment Status: Full Time/TEMPORARY (8/6/18 - 10/1/18)
Position Summary: As a Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Technician you will provide information for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease by conducting medical laboratory tests, procedures, and analyses.The MT/MLT coordinates a variety of administrative, fiscal, and technical activities to ensure the efficient operation of the clinical laboratory in the performance of tests for the diagnoses and treatment of disease.
Managerial/Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Accountabilities/Essential Job Functions:
Provides laboratory services in accordance with hospital and regulatory standards.
Implements departmental policies and procedures consistent with hospital objectives.
Analyzes blood and body fluids by counting and identifying cells, using microscopic techniques and procedures.
Ensures operation of analyzers and other laboratory equipment through calibration and QC; completes preventive maintenance requirements; follows manufacturer's instructions; troubleshoots malfunctions; calls for repairs; maintains equipment inventories; evaluates new equipment and techniques.
Maintains all records, reports, statistics, logs, files, etc. as required.
Collects data, prepares reports, answers correspondence and compiles statistics for administrative and regulatory purposes.
Maintains laboratory supply inventory by checking stock to determine inventory levels; anticipates needed supplies, placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifies receipt of supplies.
Maintains a safe and clean work environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Addresses complaints about laboratory functions and works with staff to resolve them.
Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control and hazardous waste policies and protocols; follows identification procedures.
Maintains patient confidentiality.
Attends and participates in administrative and other meetings as required. Participates on committees as required/requested.
Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, conferences, professional affiliations and independent reading.
Education/Training: Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology or industry recognized equivalent.
Experience: None specific
License/Certification: ASCP certified Medical Technologist or NCA certified or equivalent.
Skills: Trained on and able to operate all laboratory equipment, concise oral presentation and written communication skills, computer literate.
Environmental and Job Hazards: Exposure to communicable diseases, (blood borne pathogens) and toxic substances.
Physical and Mental Demands: Requires full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Frequent standing and walking for extended periods of time, lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 lbs. visual acuity and normal color perception.
ASCP Certified Medical Technologist or NCA Certified or equivalent.
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