Nov 19, 2021

Medical Technologist II

  • Providence
  • Centralia, WA, USA

Job Description


Providence is calling a Medical Technologist II (1.0 FTE, 40 hours per week Variable shift) to work in Clinical Laboratory Services at Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

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The position is responsible for professional Medical Technologist II bench duties within the laboratory, for the assigned section(s). The position performs routine and complex tests or analyses in any of these potential sections (as assigned): Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Chemistry, Toxicology, Microbiology, Molecular, Mycology, Immunohematology, LIS and Lean. 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.
  • Is able to assist in daily result reviews as requested by laboratory management, in the section(s) assigned
  • Is able to engage productively in evaluation of quality improvement opportunities
  • Is able to perform routine data analysis, as requested.
  • Coordinates and performs data entry and related LIS operations.
  • Overseeing patient order/cancellation;
  • Troubleshooting LIS related functions.
  • Performs instrument maintenance according to protocol
  • Identifies and troubleshoots any instrument problems
  • Performs Quality Control procedures and related tasks
  • Documents according to SOP
  • Identifies and responds to any QC that is not as expected.
  • Complies with facility and unit specific infection control, risk management and OSHA guidelines and procedures.
  • Is familiar with use of PPE and uses properly, per SOP
  • Completes all required yearly HealthStream education in a timely manner (including, but not limited to: fire and electrical safety, compliance, workplace violence, SDS, security)


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related life science.
  • Successful completion of an accredited School of Medical Technology.
  • 1 year in a clinical Lab setting
  • Proficiency in at least 3 of the listed sections in Position Summary.
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) – Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) or National Certification Agency (NCA)-Clinical Laboratory at 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 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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Medical Lab Technologist

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 301736