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Medical Laboratory Technician- Short Hour

Primary Location Washington D.C., District of Columbia Job Number 1033108 Date posted 03/10/2022
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Description:
Performs laboratory tests of moderate and high complexity and prepares records of test results. Maintains instruments, equipment, and supplies.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Prepares and calibrates test instruments and equipment to assure accuracy of tests.
  • Prepares specimens and performs laboratory tests of moderate and high complexity as defined in laboratory procedures manual.
  • Discusses unexpected or unreasonable test results to supervisor.
  • Reports the results of each test and related test data by entering information in computer database.
  • Prepares, distributes, and files forms and reports.
  • Cleans instruments and equipment as needed following each test.
  • Performs maintenance and minor repairs to instruments and equipment.
  • Recognizes equipment malfunctions and notifies appropriate personnel.
  • Assists newly assigned staff to learn laboratory procedures.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.
  • Basic Qualifications:
    Experience
  • Minimum two (2) years of current experience in a clinical laboratory or in related field required.
  • Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.
  • Education
  • Associate degree in chemical, physical or biological science or medical laboratory technology or successfully completed an official U.S. military medical laboratory procedures training course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician) required.
  • Proper documentation for applicable degree is required (i.e. copies of diplomas, transcripts, or International Degree Equivalency Report).  Major must be clearly stated on the document.  If diploma does not indicate the major, an additional document that states major is required.
  • License, Certification, Registration
  • MLT (ASCP) certification from either the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT) or American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) required.

  • Additional Requirements:
  • N/A

  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • N/A
  • Primary Location: District of Columbia,Washington,Capitol Hill Medical Center Scheduled Weekly Hours: 16 Shift: Night Workdays: Fri, Sat, Sun *Overnights Working Hours Start: 11:30 PM Working Hours End: 08:00 AM Job Schedule: Short Hour Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: M40|OPEIU|Local 2 Job Level: Individual Contributor Department: Capitol Hill Medical Center - Pathology/Lab-Clinical Lab - 1808 Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time 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.