Interpath Laboratory

Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Technician

US-WA-Mattawa
Job ID
2017-2285
# Positions
1
Category
Technical/Laboratory
Schedule
Monday-Friday
Bilingual
Not Required

Equal Opportunity Statement

EOE Disabled/Veteran

Expectations for all Employees

Support the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting an ongoing commitment to the highest standards in all phases of laboratory operations. Assume service-oriented attitude to gain a sense of pride and accomplishment. Accepts the team approach with dedication and commitment towards all work performed.

Overview

Ensure accurate and timely testing of collected specimens.

Qualifications

Education:

Medical Technologist – Bachelors degree in a certified MT program.

Medical Laboratory Technicians - Associates degree in a certified MLT program

 

Licensure/Certification: ASCP or NCA preferred, other national certifications considered

 

Experience: New graduates accepted

Responsibilities

  • Perform the full range of laboratory tests provided by Interpath Laboratory— Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Urinalysis and Coagulation.
  • Operate complex automated laboratory equipment, electronic equipment, computer software, and precision instruments. Provide trouble-shooting on such instruments as far as possible. 
  • Confirm accuracy of test results. 
  • Evaluate test results and recognize abnormal values in specific population groups. 
  • Report laboratory findings to pathologist and other healthcare providers. 
  • Develop and modify procedures as needed.  
  • Establish and monitor programs, to ensure the accuracy of tests.  
  • Participate in all aspects of proficiency testing.  
  • Understand and adhere to HIPAA policies, procedures and regulations to assure patient confidentiality. 
  • Administrative duties including excellent customer service to all patients, clients and employees. Answer phones in a timely manner following company standards on proper phone etiquette. 
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned.

OSHA Category

This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids and/or tissues. All employees performing these duties are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis-B vaccination series.

General Physical Requirements

  • Regularly exposed to infection by handling potentially infectious samples.
  • Typically Stands for extended period of times 
  • Lift up to 25 pounds.  
  • Mobility to climb stairs on a regular basis. 
  • Wearing appropriate protective gear: Lab coat, gloves, goggles, and face shield.

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