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Medical Lab Scientist - Relocation Bonus Pendleton

Company: Interpath Laboratory
Location: Walla Walla
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Interpath Laboratory is the largest independent lab in the Northwest, and has one of the highest levels of automation in the country. In addition to testing for COVID-19, lab specimens grew by 30% in 2020; so we have some hiring to do! 

 

About Pendleton:

Small town living at its best, Pendleton, Oregon is the perfect Western community to call home.  Known for its friendly neighbors, beautiful landscapes and abundant outdoor activities, Pendleton is an ideal place to either launch your MT career, or to create a new beginning.

Check out this video about Pendleton:  https://youtu.be/TKl1KkK1sD0

 

The region offers the kind of lifestyle the Northwest is famous for, and is paradise for outdoor enthusiasts, and includes hiking, boating, cycling, white water rafting, hunting and fishing. You’ll find affordable living, as well as an active art scene, museums, restaurants, brew pubs, golf courses, and a regional airport that offers daily commercial flights to Portland.

 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate and timely testing of collected specimens.
  • Perform the full range of laboratory tests provided by Interpath Laboratory
    • Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Urinalysis and Coagulation.
  • Ensure accurate and timely testing of collected specimens using a microscope to evaluate cells and bacteria shape, size and color.
    • Must be able to identify colorimetric redactions and color differences in crystals.
  • Operate complex automated laboratory equipment, electronic equipment, computer software, and precision instruments.
  • Evaluate test results and recognize abnormal values in specific population groups. 
  • Report laboratory findings to pathologist and other healthcare providers. 
  • Develop and modify procedures as needed.  
  • Establish and monitor programs, to ensure the accuracy of tests.  
  • Participate in all aspects of proficiency testing.  
  • Understand and adhere to HIPAA policies, procedures and regulations to assure patient confidentiality. 
  • Administrative duties including excellent customer service to all patients, clients and employees.

Candidate must comply with all state, local and federal rules, guidelines and requirements with respect to safety and health. This includes, but is not limited to any mandates with respect to the COVID-19 virus, such as PPE, testing, or vaccination rules, absent a legally recognized need for accommodation. Such accommodation requests should be promptly submitted to HR and will be reviewed and approved based on the circumstances presented


Education:

Medical Technologist – Bachelors degree in a certified MT program.

Medical Laboratory Technicians - Associates degree in a certified MLT program

 

Licensure/Certification: ASCP or NCA preferred, other national certifications considered

 

Experience: New graduates accepted


Life at Interpath:

We are a devoted team of professionals that pride ourselves on building a vibrant work culture where curiosity, persistence, and positive attitudes are at the core. From a comprehensive benefits package to an ever evolving learning and development program which fosters career growth - we truly value our employees and are very proud of the work family that we have built since 1967.

 

More About Us:

Interpath Laboratory, Inc. is a family owned & operated, clinical and anatomic pathology laboratory with over 90 locations in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. We are the Northwest’s leading, innovative laboratory dedicated to providing, rapid, reliable, and economical laboratory testing services. With over 50 years of growth and prosperity, we are the region’s largest independent laboratory. We emphasize the vital importance of a vibrant work culture and environment where building relationships, teamwork, and positive attitudes are highly valued!


  • Must be able to distinguish color and pass vision acuity test in compliance with CAP regulations
  • Regularly exposed to infection by handling potentially infectious samples.
  • Typically Stands for extended period of times 
  • Lift up to 25 pounds.  
  • Mobility to climb stairs on a regular basis. 
  • Wearing appropriate protective gear: Lab coat, gloves, goggles, and face shield.

OSHA Category

This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids and/or tissues. All employees performing these duties are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis-B vaccination series.


EOE Disabled/Veteran

Interpath Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Interpath Laboratory, Spokane , Medical Lab Scientist - Relocation Bonus Pendleton, Other , Walla Walla, Washington

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