Providence Health & Services Medical Technologist - Laboratory in Valdez, Alaska
Providence is calling a Medical Technologist (Laboratory, Evening Shift, 0.0 FTE) at Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
Provide accurate, timely, and cost effective laboratory testing of patient samples to aid in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Provide technical expertise to Providence Laboratory and other institutions.
Perform technical laboratory procedures according to PAMC, lab, and national standards.
Be responsible for completing records and reports, and other statistical information for master files or database.
Use positive interpersonal skills to educate/support lab customers and promote success of team members.
Comply with lab and hospital safety procedures.
Identify real or potential situations or equipment failure, investigates and attempts to resolve within area of specialty or knowledge.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Bachelors Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology or in the chemical or biological sciences
MT or CLS certification from ASCP or NCA or certification within 1 year of hire
Ability to use microscopes in hematology and microbiology
Must satisfy the education requirements of the applicable certifying agency: ASCP.
Rural Site Only: Meet CLIA personnel requirements for high complexity testing personnel.
Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry)
Two years of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, and urinalysis/body fluids in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory (CMS CLIA certificate of registration, compliance, accreditation; OR JCI accreditation; OR Accreditation under ISO 15189) within the last four years.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required upon hire
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Valdez Medical Center is an 11 bed Critical Access Hospital co-located with a licensed 10 bed Long Term Care facility. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, clinicians and support staff provide quality and compassionate inpatient and outpatient health care to patients and residents. Our state of the art facility, built in 2004, is able to provide a wide array services including acute, emergency, Labor and Delivery, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scan, DEXA scan, CLIA certified laboratory, Rehab services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Medical Technologist
Req ID: 261451