Swedish Health Services Medical Laboratory Technician OR Medical Technologist - Core Lab in Edmonds, Washington
Swedish is looking for a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or Medical Technologist (MT) (0.7 FTE, Night Shift) to work in the Core Lab Department at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.
Performs assays accurately and timely on patient samples using a variety of automated and manual testing procedures to aid physician in patient diagnosis and treatment. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, safety, environmental and infectious control standards so that the laboratory remains in compliance with accreditation and licensing agencies.
Work Schedule: 7 on/ 7 off rotation (Wednesday to Tuesday). 8 hour shift.
In this position you will:
Perform assays and evaluate results for abnormal, critical or alert values
Perform and document quality control, preventive maintenance and trouble shooting on assays and instruments
Identify emergency or STAT situations
Answer telephones, provide results, and contact physician’s offices or nursing stations with results of STATS, critical or alert values
Collects specimens and delivers to the appropriate areas of the laboratory
Receive and distribute supplies
Assist in care and maintenance of work area
Required qualifications for this position include:
Two-year degree with MLT or equivalent certification (ASCP) OR Bachelor’s Degree with MT or equivalent certification (ASCP)
If assigned to night shift or work location off-site from the hospital laboratory, Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy license required. Washington State Medical Assistant – Phlebotomy license application must be completed within 7 days of hire, and must obtain active license within 60 days of hire. Employee will not be authorized to practice phlebotomy independently until license is obtained.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Demonstrates sensitivity to confidential information
Ability to communicate effectively with physicians, patients and co-workers
About the Edmonds Campus.
Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.
The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
• 217 licensed beds
• 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
• 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
• Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Medical Lab Technologist
Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026
Req ID: 263549