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Ascension Health (MLT) Medical Lab Technician in Wamego, Kansas

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MLT - Medical Lab Technician

Full time Rotating Shift

Wamego Health Center - Wamego, KS

Position is variable. Schedule could be 0600 to 1430 occasionally, but most likely 1230 to 2100 with a day off if working Saturday or a partial day off if working Sunday.

Rotating on call for nights and weekends as well. Average is 1 on call per week.

Ascension Via Christi has a rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region, which dates back more than 125 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, our integrated health system – with hospitals, physician clinics, therapy centers and other health services – is the largest healthcare provider in Kansas.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

Perform routine diagnostic and analytic testing of laboratory specimens.

  • Perform, validate, interpret documents and report test results under the supervision of a medical technologist/medical laboratory scientist.

  • Conduct quality control and quality assurance testing.

  • Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. Maintain supplies needed for performance of tests.

  • Assist with data collection and special projects.

  • Understand and participate in all aspects of clinical laboratory testing: pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical. May collect and process specimens.

  • Train and mentor non-technical staff and students.

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Laboratory Tech credentialed from the American Board of Bioanalysis (AAB) preferred.

  • Laboratory Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) preferred.

  • Laboratory Tech credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) preferred.

  • Medical Tech credentialed from the American Board of Bioanalysis (AAB) preferred.

Education:

  • Associate’s degree in medical technology, medical laboratory scientist, human sciences; or completed a military 50-60 week technician program and meets the minimum CLIA requirements; or education qualifications as stated per CLIA requirements.

Additional Preferences

Why Join Our Team

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension Via Christi is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdfFor further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdfEEO is the Law Poster Supplement (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf) Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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