Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • WVH MLS Medical Technologist

    Job Locations US-OR-Dallas
    ID 2018-2623
    Category
    Allied Health
    Position Type
    Unscheduled
    Minimum Salary
    USD $28.36/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    DOE
    Shift
    Variable
    Work Schedule
    Variable
  • Overview

    Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.

     

    Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change. 

     

    At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena where “patient-centered” is more than just words.

    Description/Qualifications

    As a critical access hospital, the West Valley Hospital serves the community in a unique way.  You can be a part of this tight-knit group of healthcare professionals that delivers care in a team-focused environment.  As a team member, you will contribute to the many staff-led projects that are designed to deliver the highest quality of care at all times. West Valley Hospital supports a culture of continuous education and professional development.  There are benefits offered for special responsibilities and educational accomplishments such as tuition reimbursement, and a program that rewards professional excellence in the areas of service, performance and professional development, quality, people, and community. 

     

    As an MLS Medical Technologist with Salem Health, you will be responsible for performing laboratory tests to ensure accuracy of test results as well as to exercise appropriate judgment in the case of questionable or abnormal results. In this role, you will apply your keen critical thinking and analytical skills to assure precise and timely reporting of high complexity laboratory test results with minimal supervision.

     

    In this position, you will:

    • Be capable of performing pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical duties including specimen evaluation, data analysis, and instrument maintenance and problem resolution.
    • Work with internal and external clients and providers including other laboratory staff to perform their duties.
    • Assist with teaching and/or training new students or staff.
    • Performs specimen testing based on CAP standards. Performs quality assurance to confirm accuracy and/or quality of test results.
    • Ensure instrumentation is properly calibrated, maintained and that instrument calibration procedures are in accordance to laboratory policies and procedures.
    • Maintains compliance with proficiency testing and continuing education requirements.
    • Participates in efforts to identify opportunities to improve and or cost optimize laboratory procedures and services.
    • Complies with all laws and policies supporting the corporate integrity of Salem Health by acting in an ethical and professional manner. Also, performs all laboratory duties in a timely and confidential manner in accordance with current regulatory and hospital mandates.
    • Additional duties may be assigned at the discretion of the supervising staff to meet business needs.

    Minimum Qualifications Include:

    • Bachelor of Science degree required, and graduation and certification from recognized school of Medical Technology or the equivalent.
    • Participates in available continuing education programs to maintain and improve professional skills. Minimal requirement is 12 hours of CEUs per year.
    • The minimal accepted experience is the successful completion of a medical technologist student internship.
    • Requires current registration as MLS (ASCP), MT (AMT), MT (HHS), MT (AAB) or equivalent corresponding to the area of specialization. In the case of equivalence, competency in the field must be established.
    • Must have knowledge of medical laboratory terminology

    Closing

    As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.

     

    Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.

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