Sep 14, 2021

Medical Laboratory Technician - 0.0 FTE, Days

  • Providence Health & Services
  • Colville, WA 99114, USA

Job Description


Providence is calling a Medical Laboratory Technician (Clinical Laboratory Services, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE, On-call) to Providence Mount Carmel Hospital in Colville, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

Apply Today! Applications that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern System.

In this position you will:

  • Perform and evaluate laboratory testing and analysis:
  • Plan assigned laboratory analysis with other lab personnel and establishes procedures and priorities to implement and maintain approved plans. Laboratory technicians are generally required to function in all areas of the laboratory
  • Coordinate assigned testing activities with other laboratory personnel and is responsible for Quality Control, Quality Assurance, safety, infection control, inventory, and other activities associated with the laboratory
  • Coordinate laboratory functions with other technicians and staff:
  • Help to coordinate day-to-day work of laboratory personnel such as phlebotomists and other technicians
  • Coordinate and perform laboratory tests; interpret physician orders; obtain samples (including phlebotomy) and check sample integrity; monitor instrument performance; perform analysis; evaluate results and report results interpretations to clients
  • Coordinate and perform data entry and related LIS operations which includes overseeing patient order/cancellation and troubleshooting LIS related functions
  • Provide effective communication with other hospital personnel:
  • Provide liaison services between physicians, medical offices and laboratory personnel in other organizations, which involves responding to questions about test procedures and/or alternatives and reporting test results and exceptions
  • Confer with nursing personnel, supervisors and other caregivers to exchange information regarding testing requirements and priorities, and respond to requests for assistance
  • Perform Quality Control procedures and related tasks:
  • Participate in department Quality Assurance activities through participation in laboratory QA plan, to include: data collection, problem recognition, evaluation and recommendations to manager/supervisor, implementation of solutions
  • Responsible for updating professional standards and practices with laboratory personnel, maintaining contacts with other laboratory facilities and participating in professional activities
  • Monitor and control designated laboratory activities, which includes overseeing day-to-day concerns, responding to complaints and inquiries, and analyzing reports and related information
  • Maintain competency by attending education experiences, and participating in hospital-mandated continuing education
  • Demonstrate knowledge of age/sex dependence of testing results:
  • Assess data relative to age of patient
  • Interpret data based on age-specific parameters


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Medical Lab Tech with National Certification (ASCP) or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of computer application software and LIS (Laboratory Information System)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Experience in medical laboratory in a medium to high complexity laboratory

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chewelah, Washington, offers full-service acute care, skilled health care professionals and the latest in medical technology to the residents of Stevens County.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Lab Technologist

Location: Washington-Colville

Req ID: 295644