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Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) (Various Opportunities), Ellensburg, WA


Organization: Kittitas Valley Healthcare
Category: Professional
Location: Ellensburg, WA
Date Job Posted: November 17, 2021
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Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) (Various Opportunities)

Company Description

KVH is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes 24-hour emergency care, inpatient, and outpatient hospital services through KVH Hospital. Clinics and services provided include family medicine, internal medicine, a geriatric nurse practitioner program, home health and hospice, physical therapy, orthopedics, general surgery, pediatrics, women's health, and urgent care.

Kittitas Valley Healthcare expects all employees to uphold our Vision & Mission. The KVH Vision, Mission & Guiding Principles can be found at http://www.kvhealthcare.org/mission-and-vision.

Job Description

Performs all aspects of Laboratory Testing, in include; specimen collections, scheduling, sample processing, analytical testing and equipment maintenance. Processing of test requests for all outpatient & inpatient services. Performs Point of Care, waived, moderate, and high complexity testing. This position may require travel among all KVH locations.

Qualifications
What is required...

  • MA-P or MA-C license from the Washington State Department of Health within 6 months of hire (maintenance required)
  • Completion of an approved 4 year MT/MLS program with MT/MLS certification obtained within six months of hire OR completion of all science credits that meet the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) for moderate and high complexity testing with on the job training and MT/MLS certification.
  • Completion of an approved 2 year MLT program with MLT certification obtained within six months of hire OR completion of all science credits that meet the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) for moderate and high complexity testing with on the job training and MLT certification

What is preferred...

  • Previous experience in a high complexity testing environment
  • MT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP) or MLT(ASCP) Certification or equivalent at the time of hire

Additional Information

Wage: Wage range will depend on level of license; MT starts at $27.87/hour and MLT starts at $22.73/hour. Actual wage will be based on years' of applicable experience. Due to the current hours of this position there is an additional $3.10/hour for night shift and when applicable, an additional $3.00/hour for weekends.

FTE: Various

Benefits: Depends on FTE Classification.

Schedule: Various

Union Status: This is a non-union covered position

KVH is following Governor Inslee's orders in the amended proclamation 21-14 where all Health Care Providers and Workers are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before October 18th, 2021.

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