This Medical Technologist II position provides laboratory results in a timely fashion to aid the physician in the diagnosis and management of patient care, striving to give accurate information towards this end. This position will hold the same accountabilities outlined in the Medical Technologist job description, with additional responsibilities in lab operations. This position will be responsible for test analysis in Flow Cytometry.
Located in Seattle, WA, Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.
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 comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Bachelor's degree in Biological or Chemical Sciences or in Medical Technology is required.
Two to five years of experience required.
Background in chemistry, hematology, microbiology, phlebotomy, blood bank, and biological sciences; an understanding of quality control concepts and general laboratory techniques.
Ability to attend to detail; strong organizational skills; the ability to work under stressful working conditions; excellent communication skills; good interpersonal, teamwork, and problem solving skills.
Data entry and computer operation skills. and critical judgment skills.
A Registration with the American Society of Clinical Pathologist-MT(ASCP) or equivalent is required for this position.
1 year clinical internship in an accredited hospital laboratory program.
Experience with Flow Cytometry and Hematology Lab preferred.
Internal Number: 180639
About Virginia Mason Medical Center
Known for innovations in patient care, and named Top Hospital of the Decade by Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason Medical Center is a regional referral, teaching and research center. Our vision to be the Quality Leader in healthcare is achieved by adopting best practices as standard work and by improving systems via the Virginia Mason Production System, which uses Lean principles pioneered by Toyota. At VMMC, we strive to provide the finest health care through an interdisciplinary approach we call “Team Medicine”, which gives every individual the chance to contribute to the well-being of our patients and the continuing success of our medical center.