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Medical Technologist - TRMC

Req #: 24906
Facility: Asante Three Rivers Medical Center
Location: Grants Pass, OR
Department: Lab ATRMC (1100-70301)
Category: Laboratory Services
Schedule: Full Time
Hours: night shift
Target Salary Range: $27.97 - $34.97
Union Position: No

Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, located in Grants Pass, Oregon, is a 125-bed modern facility combining leading-edge technology with holistic healing principles. We welcome residents of Josephine County and surrounding areas to experience advanced medical care in a contemporary, patient-focused, caring environment. Patient rooms at Three Rivers are secluded from higher traffic areas of the hospital and feature a central "healing garden" on the third floor to promote privacy and tranquility. The hospital offers a unique, family-centered birthing experience at our birth center, named "Baby Friendly" by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund. 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

This hospital laboratory provides support for a busy emergency department, surgical center, and 125 inpatient beds, as well as a strong outreach program and new outpatient center. Our staff of skilled professionals cover a full range of specialties in Hematology, Chemistry, and Blood Bank in addition to limited Microbiology and Pathology. The outreach work includes a broad spectrum of interesting challenges ranging from Oncology/Infusion services to veterinary testing. We also serve as a clinical site for CLA, MLT, and MLS students.

This is the perfect job for the applicant looking for a challenging position where there are always new learning and growth opportunities. Other highlights include:

  • Sunquest/CoPath LIS system will transition to Epic Beaker in June 2016.
  • Equipment includes Beckman Coulter DxI's, AU680's, and LH750's (transitioning to DxH), Cepheid GeneXpert, IL Top 500's, Siemens PFA, and a BacT/ 3D.
  • Billable test volume is over 500,000 tests/year.

Our team is led by a group of vibrant, forward thinking leads who are currently driving integration of a specimen handling unit into our core lab area. Join our team and take an active role in redefining how laboratory medicine meets the needs of our community.


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; and the ability to communicate collaboratively with co-workers to enhance daily workflow and to maintain confidentiality regarding patient information in accordance with HIPPA guidelines.

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