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Job ID: 4157
Location: Ketchikan, AK
Work Type: Full Time
Shift Length: Variable
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits
PeaceHealth is seeking a Medical Technologist at Ketchikan Medical Center in Ketchikan, Alaska. Join our Laboratory team in this full-time variable position working 40 hours per week.
**$10,000 Sign on bonus for eligible candidates!**
**Relocation assistance available**
We offer relocation assistance and a comprehensive benefits package. Hourly compensation starts at $34.44, more depending on experience.
Our 25 bed critical access hospital in Ketchikan is located on an island in Southeast Alaska, and is just a 90 minute flight from Seattle. A temperate coastal rainforest area, Ketchikan is much milder than most Alaska locations, and offers amazing outdoor adventures and a quality lifestyle in a smaller community.
Responsible for performing complex laboratory procedures and tests in areas such as blood bank, chemistry, hematology, immunology and microbiology, using established protocols and procedures. Monitors, screens and troubleshoots devices, tests and procedures, recognizing anomalies, and making corrections to ensure quality.
REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES
Works in a clinical laboratory or hospital setting. Intermittently (1-5% of the time) works in other office, client and conference facility environments. Continuous (67 - 100%) exposure to moderate noise level. The ability to frequently (34-66 %) stand, walk or sit is required. Continuous (67 - 100%) handling of small objects up to 10 pounds including lifting and carrying is required. Intermittent (1-5%) lifting and carrying of up to 45 pounds is required. Must have good manual dexterity of both hands and employ fine hand movements to continuously (67 - 100%) manipulate instruments, computer terminal keyboards and other items. Good corrected vision and the ability to do near point work at varying distances from the eye is required. The ability to identify and distinguish colors is required. Tasks involve potential for exposure to blood or body fluids containing blood, or other potentially infectious materials, and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required. Continuous (67 - 100%) use of clinical laboratory reagents and chemicals is required.
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