Medical Technologist

    Published
    September 23, 2021
    Location
    Grand Junction, Colorado
    Category
    Job Type
    State
    Colorado
    Region
    Southwest

    Description

    Our client, small rural hospital in Western CO, has a need for a Med Tech, perhaps a MLT, to join their team.  This is an Evening shift opening for a Generalist.  This is a small Lab and strong phlebotomy skills are required.

    Responsibilities:

    As the MT at the hospital, you will be performing various clinical laboratory tests to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  You’ll utilize your unique skills and ideas by:

    Referring unsolved problems to the appropriate person.

    Assisting, orienting, and training co-workers and other hospital/medical personnel in laboratory policies and procedures.

    Performing additional confirmation or alternative testing when appropriate.

    Demonstrating the ability to correlate lab results with clinical information and other laboratory results to assess/validate tests results and procedures.

    Demonstrating the ability to maintain, troubleshoot, calibrate and operate instruments to provide accurate and efficient testing.

    Requirements:

    To be seriously considered for this role, you’ll need to have:

    Education: Completion of a Medical Technology Program approved by the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institutes (CLSI) or three years of academic studies at an accredited college and completion of 12 consecutive months of internship in an accredited school of medical technology, leading to a Bachelor’s Degree.

    Experience: Must have completed an internship in an accredited school of Medical Technology.  Must have a comprehensive knowledge of laboratory procedures, techniques and instrumentation and the ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and judgment while performing routine and emergency procedures.  May considered experienced MLTs.

    Licenses/Certification: ASCP board certified, or equivalent, or qualified through examination by the Health, Education and Welfare accreditation program.

    Skills –

    Knowledge of blood bank, chemistry, special chemistry, coagulation, hematology, serology, phlebotomy and minimal microbiology.

    Consistently reports stat results within 30-60 minutes

    Ability to test and report within the required turn-around-time, prioritizing appropriately.  Communicates or resolves specimen or testing problems quickly and completely.

    Ability to demonstrate competency in routine (venipuncture) and special collection techniques by obtaining acceptable specimens including, blood gases, throat swabs, influenza swabs, timed specimens, blood culture collection, blood bank specimens, coagulation studies, difficult draws and special situations.

    Ability to exercise sound judgement, determine priorities, and manage time

    In addition to a competitive salary, a generous and affordable medical/dental/vision plan, and a matching 401(a) there are other great perks including:

    Sign N Stay Bonus of $3000!

    Work/Life balance in an outdoor enthusiast’s mecca

    No traffic, and a scenic commute to the office

    Over 300 days of sunshine/year

    Skiing/Hiking/Mountain Biking/Fishing surrounded by thousands of acres of public land

     

    This beautiful countryside is surrounded by mountains provides amazing outdoor recreation, relaxing weather and vast wilderness. Here, the ranching heritage has endured the test of time and cowboys still drive cattle and gather hay for livestock. This century-old tradition takes you back to simpler times and inspires an unpretentious charm in all of the historic mining towns you visit. Our spotlight attractions include Gunnison, Crested Butte, Curecanti National Recreation Area, Blue Mesa Reservoir, Hartman Rocks, Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, Taylor Reservoir and Western State Colorado University. Access is easy using Gunnison Airport- a popular stop for private planes and commuter airlines. You can enjoy kayaking, canoeing, and paddleboarding during the summer as well as fishing. Record Rainbow, Brown, and Mackinaw catches have been recorded at nearby Blue Mesa Reservoir and Roaring Judy Fish Hatchery. Blue Mesa Reservoir is the state’s largest body of water where visitors enjoy boating, fishing, waterskiing, sailing, windsurfing, paddle boarding, and camping. Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park is close by as well.

    Salary range is $28.80/hr - $35.21/hr, depending on experience.  Shift diffs are $2.50/hr for eves, $5.00/hr for nts, and additional $2.00/hr for weekends.  Relo assistance is $1500-2000 and transitional housing is available.

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