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Boulder Community Hospital Med Tech MT - Microbiology/Molecular in Boulder, Colorado

Fulltime - 40 hours a week - Variable Shifts

Boulder Community Health was recently honored as Best Local Employer by the Daily Camera in the 2018 Boulder County Gold, their People’s Choice Awards for businesses in Boulder County. Come join us and be a part of an independent, community-focused health system and feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people’s lives and be a positive contribution to the community.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) will be able to perform routine and special diagnostic procedures. The level of analyses performed may range from point of care testing to complex testing, involving all major areas of the clinical laboratory. The MT/MLS will have diverse functions in areas of pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical processes. In addition, the MT/MLS will have responsibilities related to information processing, training and quality control within the laboratory. JOB QUALIFICATIONS Education or Formal Training

  • Baccalaureate degree or higher in chemical, physical, biological, clinical laboratory science, or medical technology; or

  • Baccalaureate degree or higher, including 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry); or

  • Have education equivalent to at least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours), including 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours) of medical laboratory technology courses; or

  • Have education equivalent to at least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours), including 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours) of science courses that include 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) of chemistry, 6 semester hours (9 quarter hours) of biology, and 12 semester hours(18 quarter hours) of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination; or

  • Completion of a clinical laboratory training program.

Copy of diploma, certificate, or academic transcript required. Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)

  • MT/MLS certification from American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT), OR

  • Sectional certification depending on lab section (e.g M(ASCP) for Microbiology, H(ASCP) for Hematology, etc.), OR

  • Specialty certification depending on lab section (e.g. SC(ASCP) for Specialist in Chemistry, SBB(ASCP) for Specialist in Blood Bank, etc).

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

  • Physical working environment may include, but not be limited to, any of the following hazards: chemical, electronic, mechanical, biowaste, explosive, radiation, etc.

  • Environmental conditions may include, but not be limited to, variations in temperature, noise, odors, etc.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to constantly stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to stoop, crouch and twist. The employee is occasionally required to kneel, squat, and sit.

  • Functional physical demands include manual dexterity, fine motor skills, and reaching. The following senses will be needed for essential duties of the job: speech, vision, hearing, smell and touch.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Run appropriate laboratory technical equipment.

  • Use laboratory information system.

  • Instruct new employees and orient through the department in which they are working.

  • Accurately charges lab procedures.

  • Coordinates the obtaining, recording, transporting, and reporting of referral services.

  • Monitors test results for validity.

Uncompromising medical excellence, delivered with the values of respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built our reputation on this promise. As a community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinics, we remain dedicated to meeting the evolving healthcare needs of our citizens and providing access to high quality medical care. Our state-of-the art facilities are home to many medical professionals who offer an extensive range of medical services.

Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, adventure awaits you right outside your door. Big, beautiful vistas, serene snow-capped mountains, and a lifestyle conducive to enjoying the outdoors bring a truly fresh perspective to our practice of healthcare.

Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community, while you enjoy state of the art facilities and equipment along with a competitive compensation and benefits package, including health/dental/life, paid annual leave, tuition reimbursement and much more.

EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace

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