Catholic Health Initiatives Coordinator, Medical Technologist- Laboratory, Full-time, Days, St. Joseph Medical Center in TACOMA, Washington

Coordinator, Medical Technologist- Laboratory, Full-time, Days, St. Joseph Medical Center

Description

CHI Franciscan Health has exciting and rewarding careers with competitive salaries and benefits. We are a family of hospitals, health care services, and medical providers delivering compassionate care to people throughout the South Puget Sound. We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the largest not-for-profit health care systems in the country.

Our mission is to deliver high quality care that meets our patients' medical needs while providing emotional and spiritual support to patients and their families. We believe this three-part approach — physical, emotional, and spiritual — is essential to healing the whole person. Come join our team!

Job Summary:

Oversees and provides ongoing technical guidance to Lab staff in performing the technical and clinical activities of the department and assists in the administration of daily Lab operations for the Franciscan Health System (FHS). An incumbent may also perform the work of a certified Medical Technologist (Job Code 2099), although this is not the primary function of the job.

Work requires professional knowledge of the major disciplines of laboratory practice (e.g. clinical chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, toxicology, microbiology and transfusion service) and of FHS standards/procedures sufficient to provide technical guidance to technical and professional staff, determine quality control measures needed and troubleshoot escalated problems/issues.

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements:

Baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited college/university, including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics, AND successful completion of a NAACLS-accredited Medical Technologist program, AND four years of related work experience in a clinical laboratory that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge skills/abilities,

OR

MLT (ASCP) or equivalent certification, AND a baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited college/university to include ASCP- or NCA-required college credits, AND four years of full-time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in Immunohematology, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunology and Clinical Microscopy within the past ten years,

OR

Baccalaureate degree from a regionally-accredited college/university, including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics, AND five years of full-time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in the discipline for which the candidate is applying, to include Microbiology, Chemistry, Immunohematology, Hematology, AND meets the acceptable route of Categorical certification through ASCP or NCA in the area for which the candidate is applying.

OR

MT (ASCP) or equivalent certification, AND Associate’s degree from a regionally-accredited college/university to include coursework in biological science, chemistry and mathematics, AND ten years of full-time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in the discipline for which the candidate is applying, to include Microbiology, Chemistry, Immunohematology, Hematology, Immunology and/or Clinical Microscopy within the past fifteen years.

Licensure/Certification:

National Registration as an MT (ASCP); MLS (ASCP); CLS (NCA, or Certification with the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or Categorical Certification by either ASCP or NCA in the discipline for which the candidate is applying (e.g. Immunohematology, Microbiology), OR current application accepted by ASCP pending examination. If not already held, one-time national certification is expected to be obtained within the first six months of employment.

Job Laboratory

Primary Location WASHINGTON-TACOMA-ST JOSEPH MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2017-R0119900