*Requires a one year commitment to Confluence Health
Conduct routine and complex laboratory tests (for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease), interpretation of test results, instrument operation, in addition to supporting clients as they access laboratory services. Oversees laboratory practices for given lab section such as, procedure documentation, quality assurance, quality control monitoring, instrument maintenance, competency and proficiency programs, staff training, and preparing for various certification, licensure, and accreditation processes.
Position Reports To: Reports to Laboratory Manager.
Perform venipuncture and capillary collections appropriate for the age of the patient in a professional manner and with minimum discomfort.
Perform standard laboratory analyses accurately according to published procedures and turnaround times.
Validate results which includes, but is not limited to, recognizing questionable results, investigation of the cause(s) of questionable results and finally to take appropriate action regarding release of test result to customer
Communicate written and verbal information to customers regarding appropriate specimen collection, transport, and test methodology. Able to interpret test results. Able to handle client service issues at all levels appropriately, courteously and effectively with a customer focus.
Interpret, initiate, and comply with regulatory guidelines as required by regulatory agencies.
Ability to utilize critical thinking for problem solving.
Ability to multitask effectively and accurately in a stressful environment.
Required to maintain active Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.
Other duties as assigned.
Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.
Certification of MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), or equivalent.
A bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or medical technology from an accredited institution.
Two years of experience as a Medical Technologist.
Internal Number: 21786
About Confluence Health
About Confluence Health:
Confluence Health is an integrated, rural healthcare delivery system with two hospitals, multi-specialty care in 30+ service lines and primary care in 11 communities across north central Washington State. Our 270 physicians and 130 advanced practice clinicians serve an area of approximately 12,000 square miles and cover nearly every corner of this region through specialty outreach.
We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost effective manner.
Our Setting and Lifestyle:
We are located in the heart of Washington State and just 2.5 hours east of Seattle. Our region offers a diverse array of recreational opportunities in breathtaking landscapes, from alpine country to the high desert, orchards to vineyards, cross country skiing to fly fishing and everything in between. Cycling, mountain biking, rafting, hiking; it is all right here. The region also offers a family friendly environment with excellent schools and cultural and art activities for the entire family.