Located in beautiful Pendleton Oregon, CHI St. Anthony Hospital is offering a Medical Technology/Lab Scientist Opportunity:
Performs moderately complex to highly complex and specialized clinic laboratory tests/analyses of human blood, urine and other body fluids, tissues or substances using manual or automated techniques to obtain data for use in the diagnosis, management and treatment of disease/injury. Specific areas of accountability may include one, or a combination of, the following disciplines: transfusion service, chemistry, coagulation, hematology, microbiology, immunology, toxicology and/or urinalysis. Work includes 1) pretesting and processing samples, 2) performing, analyzing, interpreting, and confirming tests 3) documenting and delivering test results and 4) operating and maintaining standard Lab instrumentation and equipment.
Given the critical importance of test results to patient care and clinical outcomes, an incumbent is accountable for ensuring the accuracy of test results and related analyses based on strict adherence to established standards, procedures and regulatory requirements for test analysis, quality control, quality assurance, safety, blood-borne pathogen/infection control, specimen handling/processing and documenting/reporting patient results.
Work requires professional knowledge of the four major disciplines of laboratory practice (e.g. transfusion service, chemistry, hematology and microbiology). Some positions may also require knowledge of a particular specialty discipline (e.g. toxicology).
As a part of our organization, we currently offer the following benefits:
Competitive starting wages (DOE) and training to grow within the company
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Flexible health spending accounts (FSA)
Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
Care@Work premium account for additional support with children, pets, dependent adults, and household needs
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft
Education/Work Experience Requirements
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in a chemical/physical/biological or other life science and relevant generalist clinical laboratory experience within the last five years, or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in laboratory medical technology, with clinical rotation.
International education will be evaluated for equivalency.
Internal Number: 2021-175043
About CHI St. Anthony Hospital
Pendleton OR can be found nestled at the foot of the beautiful Blue Mountain Range in Eastern Oregon. The sweeping high desert topography and fertile farm land offer an abundance of opportunities. Just out your back door, our community offers old west traditions, culture, history, arts, museums, and northwest culinary experiences. Our prime location provides you with outdoor adventures in the Blue Mountains and on the Columbia River, minutes away from some of the best camping sites, fly fishing, deep river fishing, water sports, snow skiing, hunting, hiking and biking.
Pendleton is home to over 17K residents. Easy access via I-84 being approximately 210 miles from Portland, OR; Spokane, WA; and Boise, ID. Located just 65 miles southeast of the Tri-Cities, WA (Richland, Kennewick, and Pasco, metropolitan population over 250,000) and 45 miles southwest of Walla Walla, WA
Pendleton’s location and community make for an ideal quality of life that embraces the eclectic and diverse……… take a look and experience the true west.
Voted 2011 Best Place to Raise Your Kids by Bloomberg and Businessweek.com
Voted 2010 Number One Western Town by True West Magazine
CHI is part o...f CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. Our commitment to serve the common good is delivered through the dedicated work of thousands of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and staff; through clinical excellence delivered across a system of 137 hospital and more than 1,000 care centers serving 21 states; and through more an $4 billion annually in charity care, community benefits, and government program services. Learn more at www.commonspirit.org.