Providence Health & Services Medical Technologist in Kodiak, Alaska

Description:

Providence is calling a Medical Technologist at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska. This is a full time position - variable shift.

The Medical Technologist (MT) will conduct clinical diagnostic testing on inpatients, outpatients, and residents of Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center.

In this position you will:

  • Conduct quality control procedures on patient tests and laboratory equipment to ensure that accurate diagnostic testing is performed.

  • Report patient data to the patient’s medical record and/or medical staff if the results warrant direct contact.

  • Perform high complexity tests that are authorized by the Director and require a degree of skill commensurate with the incumbents’ education, training, experience, and technical abilities.

  • Follow the Laboratory procedures for specimen collection, (i.e. phlebotomy, etc.) handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient test results.

  • Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency-testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.

  • Adhere to the laboratory’s total quality management (TQM) policies, document all TQM activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed.

  • Follow the Laboratory’s established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the Laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of education equivalent to national certification as Medical Technologist from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, MT (ASCP) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (NCA)

  • National certification as Medical Technologist from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, MT (ASCP) or as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) from ASCP

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of hire

  • Effective skills in management and leadership

  • Effective verbal and written skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years of work experience in a clinical laboratory

About Kodiak Island Medical Center

Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC’s long term care facility, has 22 beds.

PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: Alaska-Kodiak

Req ID: 206706