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Providence Health & Services CLS Generalist in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) Generalist (Clinical Laboratory Services, Night Shift, 0.9 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Calls appropriate person with panic results or results that could gravely affect the well being of the patient.

  • Identifies patient by wristband.

  • Notifies appropriate personnel of problems related to specimen collection or testing.

  • Utilizes a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to ensure that testing is completed at the appropriate time to meet clinical needs.

  • Keeps leadership apprised of problems, workflow and other relevant issues.

  • Serves as a clinical resource for physicians and other health care providers.

  • Documents all discrepancies and problems properly.

  • Accurately reports clinical information to support the assessment, treatment, education and continuity among healthcare providers.

  • Assists with tracking inventory and ordering supplies.

  • Effectively utilizes computer in ordering, canceling and resulting tests

  • Initials the specimen and receives the specimen in the computer including all pertinent information.

  • Properly labels specimens and receives them in the computer including all pertinent information.

  • Provides accurate answers to questions from physicians, nurses and other professionals in a timely manner.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree

  • Montana Clinical Lab Scientist (CLS) or Montana Clinical Lab Technician (CLT). Temporary Practice Permit is acceptable for the first 6 months.

About the department you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 251436