General Laboratory, Medical Technologist/Technician, Day Shift | Permanent |

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Position & Client Overview:

A health care facility in Juneau, Alaska is in need of a medical technologist or medical laboratory technician to work the day shift. This 33,000 square foot facility nestled in Alaska’s Inside Passage delivers both modern and traditional health care services in Alaska’s state capital.

This opportunity boasts a $25,000 sign-on bonus and $10,000 relocation assistance. In addition, the benefits of working at this facility include comprehensive health plans, life insurance, disability packages, PTO, parental leave, retirement, and more. 

Located in the southeastern part of the state, Juneau is a mountain town and a coastal community. It’s a natural wonder, a wildlife hotspot and cultural jewel. Juneau is rich in history, art, music and Native heritage. It’s an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, and a landscape photographer’s dream.

Just a short drive from downtown, one of the city’s most iconic sites awaits: Mendenhall Glacier, and it is magnificent. The glacier sits within the Tongass National Forest — the largest national forest in the United States. The river of ice flows 12 miles from its source, the Juneau Icefield, and has a 1.5-mile-wide face.

With summer coming soon, it’s the perfect time to head to Alaska to take in the breathtaking beauty that awaits.

Yearly Salary Range: $76,000-97,000

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 and MLS(ASCP) certification or equivalent
  • MLT: Associates degree in science and MLT(ASCP) certification or equivalent
  • One (1) year of experience

Must be legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.

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.

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