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Position Summary: The Medical Technologist is responsible for performing patient analytic laboratory testing, quality control, data analysis, results reporting, instrument maintenance, and technical problem resolution. This is a technical position. Typical work situations require performing multiple tests with exacting accuracy and rapid turnaround time. Medical Technologists perform manual and automated procedures, operate instruments that are computer interfaced and use networked computer information systems. This position requires a service-committed individual, who is detail oriented and can perform complex data analysis, exercise sound, independent judgment and demonstrate critical thinking skills. The Medical Technologist may assume some administrative responsibilities and act as a resource for other laboratory personnel as well as for external customers such as physicians, patient care staff and outside organizations and laboratories.
Minimum Requirements: Experience preferred.
Education/Licenses/Certifications: - Bachelors degree in Medical Technology or laboratory sciencesCurrent Certification of Medical Technologist, MLS (ASCP)CM, or MT (ASCP) or Medical Technologist, MLS (ASCPi)CM, or MT (ASCP) registry eligible, or MT(AMT) (if certified after Jan 2007), or an appropriate categorical registry as stipulated below-- For Microbiology: As above, or M(ASCP) or M(ASCP) registry eligible For Transfusion Services: As above, or by management direction, Technologist in Blood Banking BB(ASCP) or BB(ASCP) registry eligible For Cytogenetics: As above or by management direction, Technologist in Cytogenetics CG(ASCP) or CG(ASCP) registry eligible For Molecular Biology: As above, or by management direction, Technologist in Molecular Biology, MB(ASCP) or MB(ASCP) registry eligible - Current Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Certification or Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Certification eligible (if duties will include phlebotomy)
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.