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Medical Laboratory Technologist - Sign On & Relocation - Kotzebue, Alaska

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Medical Laboratory Technologist - Sign On & Relocation - Kotzebue, Alaska

Kotzebue, AK
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Performs a variety of clerical duties for the laboratory staff, provides phlebotomy services for the lab and nursing. Processes specimens for testing and dispatch. Performs all tests commonly performed in a hospital laboratory with the supervision of the staff Medical Technologist and Laboratory Manager. Maintains, operates, and troubleshoots equipment. Performs quality control.

    Required Skills

    • Performs a full range of simple-to-complex sample testing and laboratory services. Provides specialized expertise in the all areas of the laboratory. Responsible for compliance with all regulatory requirements as required by CLIA ’88 and The Joint Commission.
    • Evaluates, judges and interprets test results and ensures accuracy. Performs instrument and analyzer records review. Identifies and resolves inconsistencies in patient results. Maintains laboratory equipment and instruments and troubleshoots problems. Performs as a designated “Key Operator” on all equipment in the laboratory.
    • Oversees and reviews instrument maintenance processes and calibrations, QC operations, inventory control processes, and correlation and linearity studies. Participates in quality assurance initiatives.
    • Provides customer service for questions directed at the laboratory. Serves as resource and content expert for staff and healthcare providers. Trains new employees and current laboratory staff, and assures that all training documentation is completed. Participates in continuing education programs.
    • Maintains adequate supply and reagent inventory levels.
    • Shares on-call and weekend coverage on a rotational basis. Responds to internal/external disasters as needed.
    • Is clear and concise, both verbally and in writing when communicating with staff and the public. Builds effective, supportive relationships with co-workers and internal/external customers. Uses positive interpersonal skills to promote success of team members and promote laboratory and health center goals.
    • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

    Benefits include:

    • Relocation for the employee and family
    • Sign on & Retention Bonus
    • Subsidized housing
    • Retirement
    • PTO earnings & cash out options
    • Free health, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance for the employee
    • And more! Please contact Jeanne.greene@maniilaq.org for additional information.

    About Maniilaq Health Center- https://www.maniilaq.org

    Maniilaq Health Center is a modern, 17-bed 88,000 sq. ft facility with inpatient, ER, urgent care, and outpatient facilities. Dental, lab, radiology, pharmacy and long-term care facility are also on site. A non-profit corporation, Maniilaq provides health, tribal and social services to approximately 8,000 residents in Northwest Alaska.

    Job Location- https://www.nwabor.org/village/kotzebue/ Kotzebue is located 549 air miles northwest of Anchorage and is 33 miles above the Arctic Circle. There are no highway systems that connect the region with the rest of the state, however Kotzebue’s Ralph Wein Memorial Airport supports daily jet service to Anchorage and Nome as well as smaller prop-driven aircraft to 11 surrounding villages.

    Required Experience

    Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or related Life Science field from an accredited institution. MT (ASCP) registry, or certification as Clinical Laboratory Scientist by NCA or MT (AMT); or obtain within 6 months of hire.

  • Qualifications
    • Performs a full range of simple-to-complex sample testing and laboratory services. Provides specialized expertise in the all areas of the laboratory. Responsible for compliance with all regulatory requirements as required by CLIA ’88 and The Joint Commission.
    • Evaluates, judges and interprets test results and ensures accuracy. Performs instrument and analyzer records review. Identifies and resolves inconsistencies in patient results. Maintains laboratory equipment and instruments and troubleshoots problems. Performs as a designated “Key Operator” on all equipment in the laboratory.
    • Oversees and reviews instrument maintenance processes and calibrations, QC operations, inventory control processes, and correlation and linearity studies. Participates in quality assurance initiatives.
    • Provides customer service for questions directed at the laboratory. Serves as resource and content expert for staff and healthcare providers. Trains new employees and current laboratory staff, and assures that all training documentation is completed. Participates in continuing education programs.
    • Maintains adequate supply and reagent inventory levels.
    • Shares on-call and weekend coverage on a rotational basis. Responds to internal/external disasters as needed.
    • Is clear and concise, both verbally and in writing when communicating with staff and the public. Builds effective, supportive relationships with co-workers and internal/external customers. Uses positive interpersonal skills to promote success of team members and promote laboratory and health center goals.
    • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

    Benefits include:

    • Relocation for the employee and family
    • Sign on & Retention Bonus
    • Subsidized housing
    • Retirement
    • PTO earnings & cash out options
    • Free health, dental, vision, life, short and long term disability insurance for the employee
    • And more! Please contact Jeanne.greene@maniilaq.org for additional information.

    About Maniilaq Health Center- https://www.maniilaq.org

    Maniilaq Health Center is a modern, 17-bed 88,000 sq. ft facility with inpatient, ER, urgent care, and outpatient facilities. Dental, lab, radiology, pharmacy and long-term care facility are also on site. A non-profit corporation, Maniilaq provides health, tribal and social services to approximately 8,000 residents in Northwest Alaska.

    Job Location- https://www.nwabor.org/village/kotzebue/ Kotzebue is located 549 air miles northwest of Anchorage and is 33 miles above the Arctic Circle. There are no highway systems that connect the region with the rest of the state, however Kotzebue’s Ralph Wein Memorial Airport supports daily jet service to Anchorage and Nome as well as smaller prop-driven aircraft to 11 surrounding villages.

  • Industry
    Hospital and Health Care