General Laboratory, Medical Technologist, First or Second Shift | Travel |

Position & Client Overview:

A medium-sized veteran's hospital located in Huntington, West Virginia has several positions open for medical technologists with generalist experience and who are ASCP or AMT certified. These are long-term contract positions with the possibility of extensions. Our client is only considering degreed and certified medical technologists at this time. Phlebotomy is required.

Weekly Pay: $2,387 (gross)

These positions offer an extremely competitive compensation package that includes a generous hourly rate, per diems, housing, 11 paid holidays per year, 56 hours of sick pay per year, two two-week paid vacation bonus after one year and a rental car. 

Huntington, West Virginia offers a charming blend of small-town vibes and modern amenities. Residents enjoy a dense suburban feel, with many owning their homes. The city caters to a diverse crowd, from college students to families and lifelong residents. Despite its size, Huntington boasts shopping, restaurants, and entertainment options. Plus, the public schools here are above average, making it an attractive place to call home.

Job Summary:

Discover the presence or absence of disease and provide data that help physicians determine the best treatment for the patient. Specialty areas of laboratory medicine include clinical chemistry, hematology, transfusion services, clinical immunology, clinical microbiology, serology, and the emerging field of molecular diagnostics.

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Calibrate, operate, troubleshoot, and maintain the equipment
  • Dexterity and good eye-hand coordination are required to collect and prepare specimens
  • Lab safety and infection prevention is of paramount importance

 

Responsibilities may include but not be limited to:

  • Performing testing in any and/or all of the following areas of the lab: clinical chemistry, hematology, transfusion services (blood bank), clinical immunology, clinical microbiology, serology, and the emerging field of molecular diagnostics.
  • Matching computer orders with specimen labeling; sorting specimens; checking labeling; logging specimens; arranging reports for delivery; Maintaining quality results verify and equipment function, troubleshooting, calibrating equipment, and monitoring quality control measures and protocols
  • Participating in staff training and educational opportunities; Identifying and communicating abnormal patient conditions reports mandated information to the public health department or other designated officials
  • Contributing to a safe and secure environment, following established standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations
  • Maintaining patient confidence by keeping laboratory information confidential

 

Education, Certification, & Experience:

  • MT/MLS: Bachelor's degree in science
  • ASCP or AMT certification
  • Two (2) years of experience

HealthCare Connections, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, pregnancy, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or other protected status pursuant to law. #IND

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