Apply your love of science in our automated, state of the art facility and scenic location in the Pacific Northwest! PeaceHealth is a Washington-based not-for-profit health care system with medical centers, critical access hospitals, medical groups and laboratories in Alaska, Washington and Oregon with approximately 17,000 caregivers (employees) and 80,000 inpatient admissions annually.
PeaceHealth has one of the most respected and comprehensive laboratory systems in the Pacific Northwest, providing extensive diagnostic testing and decision-support services to hundreds of clinicians and hospitals across Alaska, Washington and Oregon. This position is located in Eugene-Springfield, the third largest metro area in the state and the largest community served by PeaceHealth. Home of the University of Oregon, Eugene boasts cultural amenities typical of much bigger cities, from the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art to the world-famous Oregon Bach Festival. Our flagship hospital, Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, is located on the banks of the scenic McKenzie River in Springfield. Follow the river a few miles upstream for pristine fly-fishing and whitewater rafting. The Pacific Ocean is an hour's drive to the west, the Cascade Mountains an hour to the east, with Central Oregon's recreational playground just a few miles farther.
We're looking for just the right Medical Laboratory Technician or Medical Technologist to be responsible for performing complex laboratory procedures and tests in areas such as chemistry and hematology, using established protocols and procedures. This person will monitor, screen and troubleshoot devices, tests and procedures, recognizing anomalies, and making corrections to ensure quality. The position includes equipment maintenance, quality control, and calibrations; maintaining appropriate records; participating in continuing education, competency assessment, and proficiency testing. You would also have opportunities to train students and new caregivers.
The successful candidate will serve as a model for professionalism by focusing on patient care, respectful communication to coworkers and clients, safe work practices, and attention to rapid and accurate testing.
The successful candidate will also exemplify the mission and core values of PeaceHealth which can be found on our website at http://www.peacehealth.org/about-peacehealth/Pages/mission-values.aspx.
MT Salary Range: $25.43 -- $31.78 -- $38.14
MLT Salary Range: $21.01 -- $26.27 -- $31.52
A college degree in clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological sciences or equivalent is preferred and you must meet the qualifications of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA II).
Completion of clinical laboratory internship required.
MT or MLT certification, or eligible to sit for a MT or MLT certification exam.
Prefer one or more years of clinical laboratory experience.
- Working knowledge of specimen collection, preparation, and test requirements and factors affecting test interpretation in responding to inquiries.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Working knowledge of computer systems such as Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft Office programs.
- Mathematical ability to calculate fractions, percentages, ratios, proportion measurements and apply practical algebra.
- General understanding of laboratory equipment to calibrate and do minor repairs.
- Ability to lift up to 45 lbs.
- Ability to distinguish colors.
PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and...