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Medical Technologist

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Kaiser Permanente Tacoma , WA 98402

Posted 5 months ago

Description:

The MLS/MT performs pre-analytic, analytic, and post analytic phases of laboratory testing procedures from waived to moderate and high complexity testing. The MLS/MT recognizes appropriate and inappropriate selection of lab tests and correlates lab results to patients' clinical condition.

S/he possess scientific knowledge to evaluate quality control, instrument, and result data. Other duties include: responsibility for documentation of all activies, monitoring supplies; compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements related to safety and laboratory testing; face to face and telephone customer service; computer data entry and retrival; workplace cleanliness and maintenance. May oversee QA activities, method evaluation, teaching, point-of-care testing, and new procedure implementation. May research new methods.

Essential Responsibilities:

Testing and Processing: Performs waived, moderate, and high complexity testing according to GH Laboratory procedures and encompassing pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases.

Performs quality control and quality assurance activities, maintenance, and troubleshooting. Performs specimen processing.

Computer Data Entry & Retrieval: Accessions specimens, enters results, retrieves information.

Technical Resource: Resolves problems and answers technical questions.

Serves as a frontline resource to the laboratory's customers. Assists in the review and updating of laboratory procedure manuals.

Other duties: Participates in/leads Performance Improvement activities.

Oversees test method evaluations, validations and implementation. Performs EKGs, phlebotomy. May oversee lab assistants & non-registered techs to assure appropriate pre-analytic specimen preparation and moderate or waived testing performance. Oversee/teaches students and employees.

Basic Qualifications:

Experience

Minimum one (1) year of recent clinical laboratory experience as a MLS/MT or recent graduation from a MLS/MT Program.

Education

Bachelor's degree.

Successful completion of an accredited MLS/MT Program.

License, Certification, Registration

MLS/MT or completion of MLS/MT Program within last two (2) months and pass national certification exam by date of hire/transfer.

Additional Requirements:

Experience to meet national certification exam requirements at the MLS/MT level or meets qualifications in CLIA 493.1491.

Basic computer skills.

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Customer service and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two (2) years of generalist experience as a MLS/MT.

Successful completion of an accredited MLS/MT Program.

Certified as MLS/MT by date of hire/transfer.

Primary Location: Washington,Tacoma,Tacoma Specialty Center 209 Martin Luther King Jr.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 8:30 AM Working Hours End: 5:00 PM Job Schedule:

Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation:

UFCW ProTech Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department:

Laboratory Travel: No

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Medical Technologist

Expired Job

Kaiser Permanente