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Medical Technologist
KODIAK AK 99615
Category: Health Care Industry
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Job code: lhw-e0-86811155

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  Job posted:   Thu Mar 22, 2018
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Medical Technologist

**Description:**

**Providence is calling a Medical Technologist (Laboratory Department, Day Shift, 1 FTE) at Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska.**

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) or the ability to attain 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, two psychiatric care beds and two ICU beds. In addition, the Care Center, PKIMC's extended care facility, has 19 long-term care 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.

It is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.

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

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**Our Mission**

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

**About Us**

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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:** Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

**Location:** Alaska-Kodiak

**Req ID:** 177049

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