Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Technologist

    September 27, 2022
    Western, Colorado
    Job Type


    Our client, small rural hospital in Western CO, has a need for Med Techs and Med Lab Techs to join their team.  ALL SHIFTS AVAILABLE!!

    Medical Technologist - $27.80 - $35.21/hr, DOE. (Opportunity for increase with 1 yr service if assigned a Section Supervisor role.)

    Medical Technologist & Section Supervisor - $31.68 - $37.62/hr DOE.

    Medical Laboratory Technician - $23.13 - $27.75/hr DOE

    We have housing options through 2023 – these will be affordable.  We offer reimbursed relocation between $1500 – 3000 depending on how far away they are moving from.

    $3000 Sign N Stay Bonus paid out in increments at 3, 6, and 12 months.

    Help to uncover mysteries and provide clarity and hope using your behind the scenes detective skills.  The Laboratory is proud to be accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), a prestigious accreditation not easily upheld.  We are looking for the right person to  join our small and highly qualified team of Laboratory Professionals and continue with us on the journey to provide exceptional care to our patients.

    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.

    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


    Here at the hospital, your good work will be rewarded.  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:

    Growth and Continual Learning (training to become section supervisor)!

    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

    Relocation Assistance


    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.



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