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Sr. Medical Technologist - FT, 6am - 2:30pm

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Professional Clinical/Allied Health
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2017-R0132923 Requisition #
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CHI Mercy Health is a vibrant complex of quality health care services that includes a Trauma III, 174 bed hospital, an outpatient surgery center, an outpatient therapy clinic, outpatient lab and imaging, a sleep lab, and home health and hospice.  With over 1000 employees, Mercy was named a 2017 Top 100 Rural and Community Hospital in the U.S. by the Rural Health Policy Institute, has been honored as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care across America, and has been voted the area’s #1 employer for three years in a row. Employees enjoy outstanding pay, a rich benefit package, high levels of employee engagement and a family-like environment.
Mercy is located in Roseburg, OR, a land of outdoor adventure and unrivaled beauty.  Nestled in the heart of the Umpqua Valley, it is surrounded by majestic mountains and pristine rivers.  Equally distant to sleepy coastal villages, winter resorts and metropolitan entertainment, Roseburg is home to an historic downtown, boasts a budding microbrewery industry, produces internationally acclaimed wines, and showcases multiple artistic and musical events throughout the year.
Douglas County, earning the distinction as Oregon’s most beautiful county, is noted for its world class fishing, hiking and mountain biking trails.
 
Pay Scale: $28.87 - $38.53
 
Shift: 6am - 2:30pm, includes every other weekend
 
Job Summary:
 
Under the direction of the Laboratory Assistant Director, the Senior Medical Technologist performs clinical laboratory testing and carries out the duties necessary to the performance of clinical test procedures, in the areas of hematology, urinalysis, immunology, immunohematology, chemistry. In addition to routine bench work this position is responsible for the general operations in their assigned area.
 
Essential Duties:
  • Performs tests in chemistry, hematology, immunohematology, immunology, and urinalysis.
  • Participates in the performance and evaluation of quality control in all clinical areas with appropriate action taken and documented.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for instrument operation and preventative maintenance by performing and documenting on schedule.
  • Troubleshoots equipment problems and takes action to resolve and document them.
  • Demonstrates responsibility for the collection and preparation of specimens for clinical testing.
  • Responsible for the general operations in assigned area.
  • Assumes responsibility for Proficiency Testing for assigned area.
  • Responsible for the training of other technologists.
  • Reviews, updates and writes procedure manuals.
  • Keeps records in compliance with the College of American Pathologists (CAP), The Joint Commission, and the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
  • Monitors and reviews quality control and Interlaboratory Quality Assurance Program results and maintenance records.
  • Supports enforcement of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
  • Informs Assistant Director of performance issues.
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or related science preferred. 
  • Completion of an accredited medical technology training program, or equivalent required.
Experience:
  • Minimum three (3) years of recent full time work experience as a medical technologist.
  • The qualified candidate possesses strong organizational, interpersonal and customer service skills; and is comfortable in a highly productive work environment.
License/Certification:
  • Must be certified as a Medical Technologist (MT, CLS or MLS) by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), National Credentialing Agency (NCA) or American Medical Technologist (AMT).

About Us

Caring for our community for over 100 Years!


Mercy started with a $12,000 gift from the Roseburg community. That’s the sum the Sisters of Mercy raised to construct Roseburg’s first hospital.


The 25-bed Mercy Hospital was dedicated on Feb. 22, 1909, just four months after construction began. It was built on the banks of the South Umpqua River where the Douglas County Health Department currently stands.


Mercy has grown into a sophisticated 174-bed medical center with advanced technology and a continuum of services to ensure Douglas County residents have access to state-of-the-art healthcare without having to leave town.


Today more than 1,000 talented and dedicated employees and 200 compassionate and giving volunteers work throughout Mercy. It is their commitment that has helped Mercy become one of the country's most highly rated hospitals for quality.

Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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