Providence Health & Services Medical Technologist in Kodiak, Alaska
Providence is calling a Medical Technologist (Laboratory, Day hift, 1.0 FTE - 40 hours per week) to Providence Kodiak Medical Center in Kodiak, 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.
$5,000 sign on bonus and relocation assistance
In this position you will:
Performs high complexity tests that require a degree of skill commensurate with the incumbents’ education, training, experience, and technical abilities.
Each MT that performs high complexity testing must:
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.
Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance of reporting of test results and take corrective action/or notify a senior technologist or the Laboratory Manager.
Document all corrective actions taken when instruments deviate from the Laboratory’s established performance specifications.
Evaluate instrument malfunctions, troubleshoot and perform minor repairs, communicate with manufacturer’s help desk and perform additional corrective action or call in technical service rep as appropriate. Document all action taken in a clear concise manner.
Understand significance of abnormal test results and be capable of communicating that significance to doctors and/or nurses.
Required qualifications for this position include:
Completion of education equivalent to national certification as Medical Technologist (MT) from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) from ASCP
National certification as Medical Technologist (MT) from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) from ASCO
BLS or the ability to obtain certification within 90 days of date of hire
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 comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.
Job Category: Medical Lab Technologist
Req ID: 294410