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Medical Technologist (ASCP) (TPT)

Location: Renton, WA Additional Locations:
Job Number: 792044 Date posted: 04/30/2019


The Medical Technologist recognizes appropriate and inappropriate selection of lab tests and applies lab results to disease of patient therapy. Possess scientific knowledge to evaluate clinical lab technology. May oversee test results of Medical Lab Technician (MLT). Deviation from testing protocols will be evaluated by department manager or pathologist. This is a multi-tasking position that requires performance of pre-analytic, analytic, and post analytic phases of laboratory testing procedures up to and including A, B & C level testing; face to face and telephone customer service; computer data entry and retrieval, workplace cleanliness and maintenance. Includes responsibility for documentation of all activities, monitoring supplies, and compliance with all regulatory protocols related to safety and lab testing.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • A, B, & C level testing procedure(s) as defined by KFHPW laboratory system encompassing pre-analytic, analytic and post-analytic phases. Quality control and quality assurance procedures and activities. Instrument and test maintenance and troubleshooting. Specimen processing. Demonstrates a thorough knowledge of practices and equipment used for job assignments. Recognizes and can respond appropriately to abnormal test conditions.

  • Computer Data Entry & Retrieval - Test accessioning, information lookup and resulting.

  • Helps resolve problems and answer technical questions. Serves as a frontline resource to the laboratory's customers. Assists in the maintenance and updates of laboratory procedure manuals. Test method evaluations, validations and implementation.

  • Other duties may include: Performing EKGs, computer data entry and look up, phlebotomy, may oversee the work of lab assistants & non-registered Techs to assure appropriate pre-analytic specimen preparation and B & C test performance. Recognizes the necessity of uninterrupted continuity of patient care.

  • Basic Qualifications:


  • Minimum one (1) year of previous lab science experience as a medical lab technician/technologist/specialist (MLT).

  • Education

  • Completion of a lab technology program.

  • License, Certification, Registration

  • Registration as a Medical Technologist (MT) at time of hire/transfer.

  • Additional Requirements:

  • Computer skills; communication, customer service and problem-solving skills.

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a medical lab technician/technologist (MLT) in a clinic setting.

  • Bachelor's degree in medical technology.

  • Able to obtain ASCP registration shortly after hire/transfer.
  • Primary Location: Washington,Renton,Renton Administration - Adams 2921 Naches Ave. SW Scheduled Weekly Hours: 1 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 9:00 AM Working Hours End: 5:30 PM Job Schedule: Per Diem Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Temporary Employee Group/Union Affiliation: UFCW ProTech Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Patient Care Services (Non RN) Department: Microbiology Laboratory Travel: No Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

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