Providence Health & Services Medical Technologist in Valdez, Alaska


Providence is calling a Medical Technologist (Laboratory, Variable Shift, PRN) to Providence Valdez Medical Center in Valdez, AK.

Our lab works together to provide the best schedule for both caregivers and the facility. This PRN position will provide coverage for our team, in the event of sick days or filling in for vacations. We have lab services available 24 hours per day, drawing about 15-25 people per day. We utilize EPIC as our EMR system, and the LIS system in EPIC is Beaker.

Our lab has the following instruments: for hematology--Beckman-Coulter DXH800, for chemistry-Siemens Dimension ExL200, for coagulation-Siemens Sysmex CA660.

We do basic microbiology—MicroScan for ID and sensitivities. We have a limited blood bank with 8 units on hand and no antibody ID. We do blood draws for all ages for both outpatients and inpatients. We use AAB for proficiency testing and are CLIA certified.

In this position you will:

  • Provide accurate, timely, and cost effective laboratory testing of patient samples to aid in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

  • Provide technical expertise to Providence Laboratory and other institutions.

  • Perform technical laboratory procedures according to PAMC, lab, and national standards.

  • Be responsible for completing records and reports, and other statistical information for master files or database.

  • Use positive interpersonal skills to educate/support lab customers and promote success of team members.

  • Comply with lab and hospital safety procedures.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology or in the chemical or biological sciences

  • MT or CLS certification from ASCP or NCA or certification within 1 year of hire

  • Ability to use microscopes in hematology and microbiology

  • Availability for days, nights, weekends, and on-call

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Valdez Medical Center is an 11 bed Critical Access Hospital co-located with a licensed 10 bed Long Term Care facility. Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, technicians, clinicians and support staff provide quality and compassionate inpatient and outpatient health care to patients and residents. Our state of the art facility, built in 2004, is able to provide a wide array services including acute, emergency, Labor and Delivery, Radiology, Ultrasound, CT Scan, DEXA scan, CLIA certified laboratory, Rehab services including Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapies.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

Location: Alaska-Valdez

Req ID: 159842