Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Certified Clinical Technologist I

    Job ID
    11943
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Kirkland
  • Overview

    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.

     

    Every individual at SCCA plays a unique role in supporting our mission. Our collective success hinges on each of us conducting ourselves in accord with a set of core values:

    • We are patient-centered. Everything we do must be linked to our ability to deliver better, safer outcomes for our patients.
    • We are innovative. We nurture an environment that fosters unconventional thinking, a passion for discovery, and the open-mindedness to invite discovery from unexpected places.
    • We are respectful. We are deeply respectful of our patients, their families, and each of our colleagues who serve them in so many different and important ways.
    • We are collaborative. We understand that asking for and offering help in how to do better is not just a right, but among our most important responsibilities.
    • We are agile. We cannot just be comfortable with change; we must embrace it as proof that we are making progress.
    • We are responsible: Because our work is focused on people's well-being, we approach it with the highest level of ethical, fiduciary, and environmental responsibility.

    This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead disruptive continuous innovations in the fight against cancer.

    Responsibilities

    The Clinical Technologist I performs lab tests, and processes on patient samples or products which involves operating analytical instruments, compiling and verifying the accuracy of clinical data and complying with the laboratory QA/QC program.

    • Handles biological specimens and products; performs clinical assays and lab processes by following the Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Operates analytical instruments, compiles and analyzes clinical data, verifies its accuracy, and reports results
    • Performs laboratory quality controls measurements.
    • Prepares reagents and materials for clinical procedures.
    • Enters patient and specimen information and results in the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
    • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments.

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • Education:
      • A Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution
      • OR An associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent education and training that includes 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses or 24 semester hours of science courses that include six semester hours of chemistry, six semester hours of biology and twelve semester hours of chemistry, biology, or medical laboratory technology in any combination AND have laboratory training that includes completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by an HHS-approved organization, or at least 3 months documented laboratory training is each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.
    • MT Certification is required
    • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets, and word processing.
    • Manual computation skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner.
    • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment.
    • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately.
    • Familiarity with medical terminology

    Preferred:

    • One year of clinical lab or research

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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