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Astria Health Medical Technologist I - $10,000 Sign-on Bonus in Toppenish, Washington

The Astria Health system, headquartered in the heart of the state of Washington’s wine country in the beautiful Yakima Valley, is the largest non-profit healthcare system based in Eastern Washington. Astria Health is the parent non-profit organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital and Astria Toppenish Hospital and delivers care throughout the Valley through its Astria Health Hospitals and its Astria Ambulatory Care model focused on delivering the highest level of ambulatory and outpatient care in convenient locations in both the Lower and Upper Yakima Valley. Astria Ambulatory Care is designed to meet the changing lifestyles and diverse needs of those living and working throughout the region.

Committed to investing in a continuum of care for the people who live and work throughout Eastern Washington, Astria Health's goal is to build sustainable, locally-based, healthcare organizations that improve health for those we serve.

“Come join the lab team! We make a difference in our community every day.”

Perform a variety of laboratory tests as ordered by the physician. No Call or Phlebotomy!

  • Collect and process specimen for tests as requested.

  • Operate laboratory equipment and perform laboratory testing, including:

  • evaluation of quality control and patient results

  • results input and reporting to the proper receiving area

  • instrument preventative maintenance and troubleshooting as needed

  • Perform job duties in compliance with hospital and laboratory safety policies and procedures.

  • Assist in teaching student Medical Technologists.

  • Frequently interact and communicates with other departments/disciplines within the healthcare setting.

  • Demonstrates the ability to understand and react effectively to the unique needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric age groups.

  • Philosophy consistent with the Hospital’s Policies, Confidentiality, Privacy, and Corporate Compliance programs including Federal and State Laws.

  • Philosophy consistent with the Hospital’s mission to deliver high quality and compassionate health care services to our patients, physicians and communities we serve, focusing on customer service.

  • Perform other related work as required.

Requirements:

  • Certification as a Medical Technologist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, or Clinical Laboratory Scientist by HEW, or American Medical Technologists.

  • Those Technologists that perform arterial puncture or venipunctures must maintain a valid Medical Assistant/Phlebotomy license from the State of Washington and maintain current BCLS Certification.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Collection of specimens for laboratory testing.

  • Evaluate and interpret laboratory results.

  • Specific knowledge related to function and use of scientific laboratory equipment.

  • Theoretical knowledge of testing procedures and their use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

  • Ability to learn and use computer information systems effectively for the position.

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