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Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Company: Legacy Health
Location: Portland
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)


Job ID: 22-28453
Type: Regular Full-Time
Emanuel Medical Ctr campus


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. Are you looking for a Medical Laboratory Technician (or a Medical Technologist) opportunity with a different schedule or at another Legacy Health location? Please click here to see a list of other openings. To learn more about our Laboratory Services Department, please click here.


The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) conducts routine and complex laboratory testing, interprets test results, performs instrument operation and maintenance, and supports laboratory clients as they utilize laboratory services. Applies knowledge of anatomic, physiological and, as relevant, psychological processes to provide appropriate services to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric and special-needs patients. Complies with all laboratory and safety policies. Uses personal protective equipment (PPE) as required by laboratory policy and regulating agencies. Legacy Laboratory Services is an integrated lab service. Staff may be assigned to lab facilities at different sites in the system.


Education:For Medical Laboratory Technicians hired after April 24, 1995, an Associate degree in chemical, physical or biological science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution is required. For Medical Laboratory Technicians hired prior to April 24, 1995, education or training equivalent to an associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology may be accepted. Such training must meet CLIA regulations (see addendum for specific requirements). Knowledge and Skills:Must meet Testing Personnel Qualifications for high complexity testing as defined per CLIA Regulations 493.1489. Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions required. Interpersonal and communication skills required. LEGACY'S VALUES IN ACTION:Follows guidelines set forth in Legacy's Values in Action Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled


Keywords: Legacy Health, Portland , Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), Professions , Portland, Oregon

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