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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Medical Technologist in Seattle, Washington

Medical Technologist

Virginia Mason Medical CenterSeattle, Washington

Requisition ID 2022-260009 Employment Type Full Time Department Chemistry - Core Lab Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Night Weekly Schedule Sunday - Thursday, 11:00pm-7:00am Remote No Category Laboratory

Overview

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state - CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers.

At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.

Responsibilities

We'reproud to share that Virginia Mason Medical Center was recognized among the Best Hospitals in Washington (https://engage.yourchi.org/OTM4LUhESC01NTIAAAGF5aeunntWzMKY7bZ8ec_h9MYx18FyGSvJ-1mzaPS0Jl93cdMgM2zN97f1TM2TwxqrF_nlEbg=) state by U.S. News & World Report.

Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes our recognition as a Leapfrog Top Hospital of the Decade; Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level.

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matter - your patients.

As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following additional benefits:

  • Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company

  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick time

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance plans

  • Flexible health spending accounts: DCFSA and FSA

  • Health Savings Account - (HSA) for use with the high deductible health plan

  • Short and long term disability programs

  • Employer paid life insurance

  • 401a and 403b retirement programs

  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

  • Bright Horizons programs for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft

“We deliver inspired people to do meaningful work.”

Qualifications

A BA degree in medical technology from a program or institution accredited by a recognized regional or national accreditation agency required.

OR BA degree from an institution accredited by a recognized regional or national accreditation agency, or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution as certified by a foreign transcript evaluation agency approved by AMT, AND shall have completed at least 35 semester hours of coursework across various subjects related to the clinical laboratory sciences, such as biological science, microbiology, organic chemistry, biochemistry, mathematics, etc., AND shall have either:

Completed an accredited medical technology training program following the earning of the BA degree referenced above , OR · Completed a minimum of one year of approved clinical laboratory experience

This position requires a background in one or more of the following laboratory disciplines: chemistry, hematology, microbiology, phlebotomy, blood bank, and biological sciences and an understanding of quality control concepts and general laboratory techniques. The ability to attend to detail, strong organizational skills, the ability to work under stressful working conditions, understanding of laboratory safety issues, excellent communication skills, and accurate documentation. Also the position requires an understanding of healthcare regulations, good interpersonal, teamwork, problem solving skills, data entry and computer operation skills, and critical judgment skills. A Registration with the American Society of Clinical Pathologist - MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), categorical ASCP (M, H, or C) or equivalent is required for this position. A newly graduated Medical Technologist may be hired with the requirement that if they do not pass an accredited Registry Exam for Medical Technology within three months of hire, their employment will end. After a sufficient orientation period, each Medical Technologist must be able to competently perform all testing procedures and processes as outlined in the Procedure Manual(s) in the laboratory section(s) in which they will be performing testing.

Experience preferred, but not required.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the nation, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

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Equal Opportunity

CommonSpirit Health™ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to

a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender

identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, parental status,

ancestry, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected

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CommonSpirit Health™ will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

External hires must pass a post-offer, pre-employment background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with an arrest and/or conviction will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, ban the box laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

CommonSpirit Health™ participates in E-Verify.

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