Medical Technologist - RRMC
Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center, located in Medford, Oregon, is a 378-bed regional referral and trauma center featuring the latest medical technology and clinical expertise. The hospital team delivers nationally recognized heart and stroke care, orthopedic services, cancer care, and diabetes care, as well as a comprehensive range of key services including neurology and neurosurgery, bariatric surgery, rehabilitation services, hospice services, and the region's only neonatal intensive care unit. Our mission is simple: "Asante exists to provide quality healthcare services in a compassionate manner, valued by the communities we serve."
At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:
Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service Teamwork
The Laboratory at Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center conducts over one million billed tests per year, a major factor in our designation as a 100 Top Cardiovascular Hospital. Our staff of skilled professionals (including nine Pathologists) covers a full range of specialties, including Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Hematology, Blood Bank, Cytology, Microbiology and Histology. Our lab is also a Red Cross Depot Center and offers an extensive esoteric menu through Special Chemistry.
The lab features the following equipment: Total Lab Automation (one of the first sites in the state to offer this feature) Misys LIS; DXC 800; LX 20; DXI; LH 750; Advance; ProVue Automation available in Blood Bank; Automated MIC and Blood Culture Instrumentation in Microbiology. In addition to supporting our nationally recognized cardiovascular program, our labs support a wide range of clinical specialties, including oncology, a neonatal intensive care unit, three general intensive care units, and trauma care. In addition to being CAP accredited, our laboratory is also AABB certified.
Education: Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry, and mathematics, AND successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientist program within the last 5 years. (Additional experience accepted in lieu of Bachelor's degree for the grandfathered MT's certified by ASCP).
Experience: None outside of licensure is required.
Licensure/Certifications: One of the following is required:
- Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) certified by the ASCP Board of Certification or equivalent (MT by AMT)
- Eligibility for Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS (ASCP) certification exam at time of hire, with successful completion of MLS (ASCP) certification exam within 6 months of hire.
Other required qualifications include good computer skills, the ability to organize tasks and workflow effectively; good attention to detail; good judgment, decision making, problem solving and communications skills; the ability to communicate collaboratively with co-workers to enhance daily workflow and to maintain confidentiality regarding patient information in accordance with HIPPA guidelines.