Medical Technologist – Technical Specialist, Toxicology

Portland OR Legacy Health

Medical Technologist – Technical Specialist, Toxicology

US-OR-Portland

Job ID: 19-9989
Type: Regular Full-Time
Holladay Park campus

Overview

Every day, our patients rely on accurate lab tests for results that will help pinpoint their health concerns or assure them that everything is okay. As a Medical Technologist, you may not spend long periods of time with patients, but you play a key role in making their lives better. Are you ready to make a difference and build your future with Legacy?

Your ability to conduct routine and complex laboratory testing, interpret test results, perform instrument operation and maintenance, and support lab clients as they use services will be invaluable. You will have the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of patients at all levels – from neonatal to geriatric – as you apply your knowledge of anatomic, physiological and psychological processes. No matter which lab facility you are assigned to within the system, you will demonstrate an ability to comply with laboratory and safety policies.

Responsibilities

Conducts routine and complex laboratory tests, interpretation of test results, instrument operation, in addition to supporting clients as they access laboratory services. Oversees laboratory practices such as method development, research, procedure documentation, quality assurance, quality control monitoring, instrument maintenance, competency and proficiency programs, staff training, and preparing for various certification, licensure, and accreditation processes.

Qualifications

Successful completion of the ASCP, AMT, AAB, or CLS accreditation program for medical technologists plus a bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, or biological or medical technology from an accredited institution is required. In addition, at least 4 years of laboratory training or experience, or both, in high complexity testing (as defined by CLIA’88) within the specialty.

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