Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

  • Clinical Technologist I - Certified

    Job ID
    12228
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.

     

    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. This position is for a generalist Medical Laboratory Scientist for work in both Chemistry and Hematology departments in the Alliance Lab.

    Responsibilities

    • 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 into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
    • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • An Associates or 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 laboraotry science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent education and training that includes 24 semester hours of science courses that includes 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 in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing
    • ASCP or equivalent certification is required
    • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets, and word processing
    • Manual computation skills
    • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
    • Attention to detail
    • 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
    • Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or an equivalent certification

    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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