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Medical Technologist - Laboratory *0.0,Variable*

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Description Providence is calling a Medical Technologist (Laboratory, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE - On-Call ) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern system. In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Perform CLIA moderate and highly-complex technical laboratory procedures according to PAMC, lab, and national standards
  • Work accurately and productively employing situational awareness to adapt to workload
  • Plan, perform and evaluate routine and complex laboratory tests on patient specimens and maintain stewardship of laboratory resources
  • Responsible for completing records and report pertinent to testing phase and patient results in a timely and accurate manner
  • Responsible for review and acceptance of other statistical information for master files or database related to quality control and assurance
  • Use positive interpersonal skills to educate/support lab customers and promote success of team members
  • Use clear and concise verbal and written communication to communicate with staff and the public
  • Act as a trainer for new employees and MLS and/or MLT interns as designated by supervisor
  • Participate in QC/QI for area of specialty and lab indicators
  • Identify and take corrective action to address problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of results when equipment malfunctions or when testing deficiencies are noted
  • Contribute to PAMC success targets for patient satisfaction and patient safety
  • Perform and assess results of new test and/or equipment validations to ensure satisfactory test performance prior to implementation
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of appropriate safety protocols
  • Comply with lab and Medical Center safety procedures
  • Practice Body Substance Isolation
  • Complete and comply with all mandatory regulatory and compliance education
  • Complete education necessary to maintain licensure or certification required for job
  • Identify real or potential situations or equipment failure, investigate and attempt to resolve within area of specialty or knowledge
  • Serve as a key operator for an analyzer or test system, demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the analyzer, assisting team members as needed to ensure accuracy and efficiency of the equipment and/or test system
  • Complete initial, 6-month and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department Required qualifications for this position include:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology -or- Clinical Lab Science -or- equivalent educ/experience
    • Education and training equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical or biological science with sufficient clinical laboratory experience on human specimens to meet Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) certification requirements through a nationally accrediting agency, e.g. American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or the American Medical Technologists (AMT)
    • Individuals qualifying for this position with a Bachelor's Degree must possess current certification as either a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) from the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or other national laboratory accrediting agency (e.g. American Medical Technology) or obtain certification within six (6) months of hire
    • Individuals qualifying for this position with equivalent certification must be verified by the Lab department and identified to Human Resources prior to the candidate's interview
    • Certification must be maintained by the candidate throughout employment as above Preferred qualifications for this position include:
      • One (1) year work experience About the Laboratory This is a great opportunity to be employed by one of the largest Laboratories in Alaska, performing over 1.1 million tests/year. We have the latest technology including core lab automation and provide state of the art patient care in chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology, blood bank, anatomic pathology and flow cytometry. About Providence Alaska Medical Center Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation's best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific. As the state's largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska! We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details - About Providence At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of "Know me, care for me, ease my way." Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we'll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Requsition ID: P349819 Company: Providence Jobs Job Category: Clinical Laboratory Job Function: Clinical Care Schedule: Per-Diem Shift: Variable Career Track: Clinical Professional Department: 1017 AK PAMC CLINICAL LAB Address: AK Anchorage 3200 Providence Dr Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Anchorage , Medical Technologist - Laboratory *0.0,Variable*, Healthcare , Anchorage, Alaska

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