Medical Technologist (MT/MLT) - Microbiology
Company: Aspen Valley Hospital
Posted on: February 20, 2021
Embrace the adventure of a career at Aspen Valley Hospital. Aspen
Valley Hospital is a twenty-five bed community hospital that
represents the best of two worlds - the warmth and friendliness of
a small town and the technical expertise of a major medical center.
Our Award Winning Hospital, nestled in the heart of Aspen, CO,
includes a team of more than 500 people dedicated to making a
difference for our patients, families, and community. Nationally we
are recognized for providing some of the most exceptional patient
care of any hospital across the country.
This Position Offers:
Generous relocation / sign on bonus, highly competitive pay, fully
furnished temporary housing for up to 90 days to assist with
relocation, guaranteed hours (no mandatory down staffing, EVER),
excellent benefits package, being part of an amazing and cohesive
Lab team, state of the art laboratory instrumentation & equipment,
four of North America's top ski resorts at your doorstep, and much
This Position Requires ALL of the following:
- Someone proficient in Microbiology, specifically reading plates
(minimum 1 year required).
- A minimum of 1 year of professional experience as a Generalist
- Current MT, MLT or MLS Certification (ASCP) or equivalent
- Someone with a strong focus on providing exceptional patient
Primary Scope of Responsibilities:
This position is a day shift and includes both morning and evening
This position has a strong focus in Microbiology but will also
serve as a generalist in all areas of the lab. Performs laboratory
procedures as assigned and is fully competent in role; (Blood Bank,
Microbiology ,Chemistry, Special Chemistry, Hematology, Serology,
Coagulation, Urinalysis), for specimen handling and processing,
sending out reference labs and protocols, documented training and
certified in packaging and shipping of infectious material
following state, federal and local regulations, test analysis,
reporting, maintaining records of patients test results, assists in
procedures such as FNA, bone marrow and other biopsies and assists
the pathologist, phlebotomy proficient, prioritize workload.
Proficiently documents information for quality control and follows
established procedures for "out-of-range control values, labeling
reagents and controls, adding reagents or indicators, or prepares
specimens for introduction into proper instrument, records and
reviews test results for accuracy and prepared reports of same,
documentation of troubleshooting and initiate service calls for lab
Participates in overall department and facility quality improvement
plan as requested. Quality management of pre-analytic, analytic,
post-analytic processes, and proficiency testing as assigned.
Implements correct charges procedures and monitors daily for
accurate charging in the department.
Serves in advocacy role; encouraging active involvement of patient
and family in their care.
Prioritizes patient's situations and takes appropriate action in an
efficient, effective manner.
Makes value-added resource decision for patient care with respect
to supplies, equipment and acuity of care.
Provides individualized patient and family education consistent
with patient's learning style, readiness to learn and self-care
needs, and keeps patients informed regarding what to expect
pre/during/post procedure, and evaluates the effectiveness of
Acknowledges and greets customers in a courteous manner, and
exhibits the AVH core values consistently with all
*Our hire-in rates of pay are based on years of relevant
experience. Listed below are our hire-in rates for the position,
which includes: minimum pay (no relevant experience) and mid-point
(12 or more years).
MT Minimum = $32.09/hr
MT Mid-Point = $41.73/hr
MLT Minimum = $31.16/hr
MLT Mid-Point = $40.51/hr
Our comprehensive benefits package includes generous Paid Time Off,
Health Insurance within your first 30 days, Retirement, and much
more can be viewed here.
Medical Technologist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Microbiology
Specialist, MT Micro, MLT Microbiology, Resort Town Medical Tech,
MT Ski Town, Colorado Medical Technology, Clinical MT, Hospital MT,
Medical Lab Tech Generalist, Medical Lab Tech, Plate Reading,
Section Head, Sign-on Bonus, Relocation Bonus, Relocation
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