Swedish Medical Center Medical Laboratory Technician or Medical Technologist - Core Lab in Edmonds, Washington
Where you work matters! Swedish is looking for a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or Medical Technologist (MT) to work (Per Diem/Variable shifts) to work in the Core Lab at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds WA.
The Medical Laboratory Technician or Medical Technologist is responsible for performing assays on patient samples using a variety of automated and manual testing procedures.
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 Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person 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 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of 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.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)
Req ID: 182171