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Providence Health & Services Medical Laboratory Technician I in Centralia, Washington


Providence is calling a Medical Laboratory Technician I (0.8 FTE, Variable Shift) to Providence Centralia Hospital, WA

The Medical Laboratory Technician I is responsible for technical Medical Laboratory Technician bench duties within the laboratory, for the assigned section(s). The position performs routine and complex tests in any of these potential sections (as assigned): Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Molecular, and Immunohematology. The position has responsibility for planning, performing and evaluating laboratory testing analysis; and establishing and/or maintaining communications with physicians, patients, other hospital personnel, professional associations, and other organizations.

In this position you will:

  • Performs and evaluates laboratory testing and analysis.

  • Evaluates and responds appropriately to any sample integrity issues

  • Monitors instrument performance

  • Performs analysis in a timely manner, per the priority of the order

  • Assesses results properly, based on gender/age of patient

  • Reports results interpretations to clients, following SOP’s for test result documentation.

  • Maintains currency with all competency and assigned SOP review for the section(s) assigned.

  • Coordinates and performs data entry and related LIS operations.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's Degree in Life Science or Completion of an accredited two (2) year technical MLT program, including clinical rotations.

  • Previous experience in a Clinical Laboratory setting.

  • Possesses strong technical aptitude

  • Demonstrated analytical skills

  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills

  • Performs work independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadline

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information

  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) – Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) or National Certification Agency (NCA)-Clinical Laboratory within 6 months of hire.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Medical Lab Technologist

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 244669