Job ID: 58882
Location: Bellingham, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift Length: 8 Hours
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits
Medical Technologist, PeaceHealth, Bellingham, WA - Multiple Openings - Variable shift that may require night shift work.
Perform complex laboratory procedures and tests in areas such as blood bank, chemistry, hematology, immunology, and microbiology using established protocols and procedures. Monitor, screen, and troubleshoot devices, tests, and procedures to identify anomalies and make corrections to ensure quality. Evaluate specimens for testing, utilize appropriate criteria, and uphold established performance standards. Apply established criteria for testing, and analyze entire testing process from preparation, conducting test, functioning of devices, and procedures to ensure quality test results. Perform waived, moderate, and high complexity laboratory tests. Maintain equipment and tools; perform quality assurance testing, routine calibration, and ensuring optimal performance. May assist with the evaluations of new methods and procedures. Consult with clinicians, supervisor and other caregivers on test results, requirements, and testing protocols. Direct and guide phlebotomy and specimen management teams, may assist with orientation and assessment of new caregivers and students. Maintain appropriate records for specimens, tests, and data. Utilize computer systems in reporting and documenting analysis. Participate in department in-services and continuing education programs; attend lectures, workshops, and video presentations as required. Participate in required competency assessment and proficiency testing activities. Provide (CAP, HIPPA, etc.) compliance support.
Salary: $36.40 to $54.65 / hour (Based on collective bargaining agreement) plus standard benefits.
Benefits: PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.
Education: Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, or Clinical Laboratory Science (or foreign equivalent), OR Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biological Sciences or a closely related science (or foreign equivalent), PLUS completion of an accredited certified laboratory training program. 3 year or 4 year Bachelor’s Degree is acceptable for education requirement noted above.
Skills/Requirements: Medical Technologist, Intl. Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Intl. Medical Lab Scientist, or Medical Laboratory Scientist certification by ASCP or equivalent (AMT or AAB) is required within one year from date of hire. Accepted certification for non-US citizens includes ASCPi, AMT, or CSMLS. Employment will be contingent upon passing background check, reference check and drug test and proof of compliance with any PeaceHealth COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement Policies in effect at time of application. All experience, skills and requirements may be gained concurrently. This position is represented by a Union/Collective Bargaining Unit. Send resume/cover letter to: PeaceHealth, Attn: Tim Goelze, 1115 SE 164th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98683 or apply online, https://careers.peacehealth.org. #58882.