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Medical Laboratory Technician

Location Silverdale, Washington Job Number 997834 Date posted 09/14/2021
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Description:
The MLT performs pre-analytic, analytic, and post analytic phases of laboratory testing procedures from waived to moderate and high complexity testing. The MLT recognizes appropriate and inappropriate selection of lab tests and correlates lab results to patients clinical conditions. S/he possess scientific knowledge to evaluate quality control, instrument, and result data. Other duties include: responsibility for documentation of all activities, 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 retrieval; workplace cleanliness and maintenance.




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 and Retrieval: Accessions specimens, enters results, retrieves information.

  • Technical Resource: Resolves problems and answers technical questions. Serves as a frontline resource to the laboratorys customers. Assists in the review and updating of laboratory procedure manuals.

  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities. Participates in test method evaluations, validations and implementation. Performs EKGs phlebotomy. May oversee lab assistants and non-registered techs to assure appropriate pre-analytic specimen preparation and moderate or waived test performance. Instructs students and employees.


Basic Qualifications:

 


Experience



  • N/A

     



Education



  • Associates degree in a laboratory science or meets qualifications in CLIA 493.1489, 493.1491.

  • High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.

     



License, Certification, Registration



  • Medical Lab Technician Certificate within 6 months of hire

     



Additional Requirements:



  • Basic computer skills.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Customer service and problem-solving skills.

     



Preferred Qualifications:



  • Minimum one (1) year recent clinical laboratory experience as an MLT.

  • Two (2) years of generalist experience as an MLT.

  • Associates degree in MLT.

  • Certified as an MLT preferred by date of hire/transfer.


Primary Location: Washington,Silverdale,Silverdale Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 24 Shift: Evening Working Hours Start: 02:00 PM Working Hours End: 10:30 PM Job Schedule: Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: J06|UFCW|UFCW Pro Tech Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Tacoma Specialty Center - Reg Other-Lab Med Office Admin - 1130 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.