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Medical Technologist - Microbiology Lab

Providence Health & Services

Edmonds, WA 98020
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**Swedish Edmonds** **is looking for a Medical Technologist** **(0.6 FTE, Evenings) to work in** **Microbiology Lab** **at** **Swedish Edmonds** **in Edmonds, WA.**
_Performs assays accurately and timely on patient samples using a variety of automated and manual testing procedures to aid physician in patient diagnosis and treatment. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, safety, environmental and infectious control standards so that the laboratory remains in compliance with accreditation and licensing agencies._
**In this position you will:**
+ Perform assays and evaluates all results for abnormal, critical or alert values before releasing any into the computer, assuring accuracy and completeness of testing. Evaluate results in order to provide physicians, nursing and additional ancillary departments the information necessary to select appropriate treatment.
+ Be required to read and evaluate organisms in order to provide physicians and pharmacy the information necessary to select appropriate treatment.
+ Perform and document quality control, preventive maintenance and trouble shooting on all assays and instruments in the laboratory in accordance with CAP and CLIA regulations to help ensure testing accuracy.
+ Identify emergency or STAT situations in order to maintain the laboratory's responsiveness to life threatening patient situations participating with coworkers, evaluating workflow and prioritizing responsibilities to provide effective patient care.
+ Answer telephones throughout the department, providing results when requested or forwarding the call as required as well as contacting the physicians offices or nursing stations with requested verbal results of STATS, critical or alert values to expedite reporting.
**Required qualifications for this position includes:**
+ Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or related discipline
+ Medical Technologist certification (ASCP or equivalent)
**Preferred qualifications for this position include:**
+ Microbiology experience
**About the Edmonds Campus.**
Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.
The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
217 licensed beds.
450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff.
1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel.
Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details**
**Our Mission**
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
**About Us**
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, were committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** Part-time
**Shift:** Evening
**Job Category:** Medical Lab Technologist
**Location:** Washington-Edmonds
**Work Locations:** Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026
**Req ID:** 249511
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