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MLT Medical Lab Technician

We Are Hiring

Medical Lab Technician (MLT) - General Lab

Full-Time, Evening/Rotating Shifts

Sign-On Bonus Available

Ascension Via Christi Hospital

Pittsburg, KS

 

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Via Christi is the largest healthcare provider in the state of Kansas.  The ministry operates a network of hospitals, home care services, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, imaging centers, and other health services.  We provide care in 22 cities; and employ approximately 6,300 employees. Via Christi Hospital Pittsburg was named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the US by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health for 2 years in a row.

What Via Christi Health offers:

  • Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.
  • Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities for career advancement.
  • Compensation/Benefits: Via Christi Health offers a comprehensive benefit package inclusive of medical, dental, vision, retirement, and generous PTO.  Associates can also take advantage of other great benefits like tuition reimbursement or adoption assistance.
  • Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide everything we do at Ascension. They are foundational to our work to transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to those most in need.

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, especially to those most in need.  In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an MLT with Ascension Via Christi, you will have the opportunity to perform routine diagnostic/analytic testing of laboratory specimens, and interpret, documents and reports test results under the supervision of a medical technologist/medical laboratory scientist.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement, validate, and report laboratory test results.
  • Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Conduct quality control and quality assurance testings.
  • Maintain supplies needed for performance of tests.
  • Assist with data collection or special projects as assigned.
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge of the policies and procedures for patient preparation, sample requirements, specimen collection, and pre-analytical factors that affect sample quality.
  • Responsible for training and mentoring of staff and students.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Certified Medical Laboratory Tech credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. Certification through the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) will also be accepted.
      • Certified Medical Laboratory Tech credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) obtained within 12 Months (1 year) of hire date or job transfer date. 

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
 
Please see the link below for more information.
 
 
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

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.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension Health - VIA Christi participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 332510
Category: Laboratory
Facility: KSWIC VCH Pittsburg
Ministry: Ascension Via Christi, KS
Location: Pittsburg, KS

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