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Medical Laboratory Technician/Medical Technologist (1.0 FTE)

Job ID: R024440

Primary Location: Fargo, North Dakota

Building Location
32nd Avenue Building
Department
12051 Microbiology

Job Description:
This position is open to both Medical Laboratory Technician & Medical Technologist candidates! MLT: Will perform and report tests of all complexity levels, as defined by CLIA, on patients of all ages to assist with the routine screening, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and injuries. Will also exhibit problem solving skills of a complex nature, participate in Quality Assurance, Quality Control Monitoring, instrumentation maintenance and troubleshooting, specimen processing, phlebotomy, along with customer service. MT: Will perform and report tests of all complexity levels, as defined by CLIA, on patients of all ages to assist with the routine screening, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and injuries; will interpret and correlate test results with disease states and theoretical knowledge, exhibit problem solving skills of a highly complex nature, participate in Quality Assurance, Quality Control monitoring, instrumentation maintenance and troubleshooting. May be required to perform phlebotomy and specimen processing duties and will participate in research, development, education, and technical consultation.

Education Qualifications:

MLT:  
Graduate of an associates degree in Medical Laboratory Technician
OR
Meets Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) guidelines for the complexity of laboratory testing for alternative route.

MT:  
Graduate of a four-year degree in Clinical Laboratory science
OR
MLT (ASCP) certified with additional semester hours in clinical laboratory equivalents from an accredited school with 2 years of full time lab experience and certified as an MLS (ASCP) .


Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

MLT:
Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or equivalent certification,  is required within one year from the date of hire.

Current license or provisional license through the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice within 45 days of hire or transfer

MT:
Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP),   is required within one year from the date of hire.

Current license or provisional license through the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice within 45 days of hire or transfer

FTE
1
Shift Rotation
Day Rotation
Shift Start Time
0600-0800
Shift End Time
1430-1630
Weekends
1/3
Holidays
Yes
Call Obligation
No

Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

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