Medical Technologist - Main Campus- Nights

Northwest Hospital Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 1 week ago

Overview

Join our award-winning team at UW Medicine

  • Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are:
  • The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award

  • The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award

  • This is the second consecutive year Northwest Hospital has achieved both the Spine Surgery Excellence Award and a ranking among the top 10 percent in the nation for spine surgery.

  • The Stroke Care Excellence Award

  • Winner of the Health Grades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we're also one of the safest places to get care among the top 5% in the country.

UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center, Northwest Hospital & Medical Center, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest.

Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle.

Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.

As a UW Medicine

  • Northwest Hospital & Medical Center employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs.

We're interested in learning more about you and appreciate your taking the time to apply online. UW Medicine

  • Northwest Hospital & Medical Center is committed to employing a diverse workforce. EOE

UW Medicine Northwest Hospital and Medical Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected characteristic. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply

Responsibilities

The Medical Technologist performs, in one or more areas of the Laboratory, routine and complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, as ordered by physician. The Medical Technologist exercises independent judgment, makes decisions, troubleshoots complex problems, develops new tests, and provides leadership and direction to technicians and lab assistants AH123

Qualifications

Education Background

  • Baccalaureate degree in medical technology; or

  • Baccalaureate degree in science plus completion of an accredited or approved school of medical technology (for example, accredited by CAHEA); or

  • At the discretion of the Lab Director, alternative routes that combine education, training and experience may be considered, if the combination satisfies requirements as "testing personnel" (as applicable to the individual's job responsibilities) under State of Washington and Federal regulations and, if in the Director's opinion, the combination is the equivalent of a bachelor-degreed MT.

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  • Current technologistlevel certification with CLIA -recognized accrediting agency (examples: MT-ASCP, CLS-NCA, or equivalent); or

  • Satisfies requirements as "testing personnel" (as applicable to the individual's job responsibilities) under State of Washington and Federal regulations.

Work Experience

  • Requirements vary depending on the position available and the educational background of the applicant:

  • Route 1: Medical Technologists with BSMT or relevant science degree and internship: No prior experience required.

  • Route 2: Medical Technologists without bachelor degrees: A combination of education and experience, which, in the Director's opinion, satisfies requirements of "testing personnel" under State and Federal regulations, and which is the equivalent of a bachelor-degreed MT.

Special Training/Skills

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills required.

  • Computer experience required.

  • Able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age and condition of the patients served on assigned unit/department.

Physical AbilitiesPhysical Demand Level: SedentaryIn an 8-hour workday, must be able to-

Lift / Carry
20 to 50 pounds occasionally
10 to 25 pounds frequently

up to 10 pounds constantly

As required, must be able to-Sit, Stand, Walk, Bend, Squat, Kneel, Crawl, Climb and Reach above shoulders

Push and PullPerform fine motor functions

Must possess functional vision, hearing, and speech in order to communicate effectively with clients, client advocates, and staff.


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