DaVita Medical Technologist - part time in Everett, Washington
At the Everett Clinic, a DaVita Medical Group, our purpose is simple - do the right thing - for our patients and each other. The philosophy allows us to recruit the best talent and enjoy a reputation as one of the most innovative and high-quality healthcare providers in the country.
Some say we are a medical group, but we like to think we're a large family. Our team cares about our patients and each other. We offer the best in quality care, advanced technologies and quality facilities.
Our Core Values:
We do what is right for each patient.
We provide an enriching and supportive workplace.
Our team focuses on value: service, quality & cost.
The Everett Clinic offers competitive salary, excellent benefits including a retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off, health insurance, flexible work schedules and professional growth opportunities. Work with the best. Join our Team.
Overview: This position is accountable to perform laboratory procedures and evaluations in order to assist physicians in diagnosis and to provide quality patient care. Persons in this position will support the mission, vision, values and strategic initiatives of our Clinic and must demonstrate a commitment to quality service to patients, physicians, the public and co-workers. As a technologist in our clinical laboratory, you will perform all aspects of routine and complex testing. You will apply knowledge of techniques, principles, quality control, theory and instrumentation as well as test interdependency and physiological conditions affecting test results, critical result limits, normal ranges and/ or toxic or therapeutic ranges, to ensure accuracy. You will recognize, troubleshoot and initiate corrective action for problems in a timely manner. You will act professionally in the best interest of patient care and The Everett Clinic
Schedule: Average of 24 hours per week to include Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 3pm-11:30pm
Teammates who work from 7:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. will receive an evening differential in addition to their base hourly rate. To receive the differential, teammates must work a minimum of 2 hours during the evening shift. The Evening Differential will only be paid on hours worked and not non-productive hours (e.g. PTO or elective training/meetings).
The first two weeks of training require full time Monday thru Friday, 8am - 5pm. This is not optional. Please ensure you available to attend training before applying to this position.
Performs position specific job functions at an acceptable level
Accurately identifies patients and patient samples per policy
Maintains specimen integrity
Efficiently and accurately reports results from computer screen
Documents received and open dates on supplies as required by policy
Promptly notifies supervisor of low inventory
Effectively communicates status of workload to supervisor or incoming staff member
Maintains an organized work environment to enable another to take over job duties
Demonstrates use of the most commonly used functions of the Laboratory Information System
Utilizes Laboratory Information System and Outlook to its maximum
Prepares needed reagents and controls for diagnostic testing of samples
Performs testing of proficiency testing samples with documentation, in accordance with patient sample testing procedures
Prepares and maintains analytical equipment in proper operating condition in accordance with specific policy and procedure
Follows laboratory guidelines when test systems are not within acceptable limits. Initiates phone calls for timely communication of STAT and/or critical results as outlined in Laboratory Policy
Participates in teaching students and training of new staff members
Completes and documents annual continuing education in a timely manner
Assist supervisor in development, implementation, and evaluation of new techniques, methods or procedures Assumes technical supervisory role in absence of Department Supervisor (MT only)
Performs other duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor of Science Degree and Certification as a Medical Technologist (ASCP).
Experience: Minimum of one year laboratory experience preferred.
Certificate/License: MT (ASCP), MLS(ASCP)
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Noted below are the essential responsibilities the job holder must be able to perform satisfactorily to do this job successfully. Note that these requirements are representative, but not all-inclusive, of the knowledge, skill, and ability required to perform this job.
- Knowledge of current medical terminology to perform full range of laboratory tests. Knowledge of laboratory equipment and testing. Knowledge of medical terminology to communicate with medical staff regarding laboratory procedures and results. Skill in performing a full range of laboratory tests. Skill in anticipating and reacting calmly to emergency situations. Skill in developing and maintaining department quality assurance. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public. Ability to read and understand information about instrumentation in laboratory field. Ability to follow written protocols. Ability to work independently. Ability to communicate clearly.
DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Washington. A leading independent medical group in America, DaVita Medical Group has over two decades of experience providing coordinated, outcomes-based medical care in a cost-effective manner. As of June 30, 2017, DaVita Medical Group’s teammates, employed clinicians and affiliated clinicians provided care for approximately 1.7 million patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.
DaVita Medical Group is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. As such, DaVita Medical Group makes hiring decisions solely on the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background verification checks.
DaVita Medical Group will consider qualified applicants who have criminal histories in a manner consistent with the law.