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Providence Medical Technologist I in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Medical Technologist I (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift ) to work in Clinical Laboratory Services in St Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

The position is responsible for professional Medical Technologist bench duties within the laboratory, for the assigned section(s). The position performs routine and complex tests in any of these potential sections (as assigned): hematology/coag/UA, chemistry, microbiology, and immunohematology.

In this position you will:

  • This position performs all duties in a manner that promotes team concepts and reflects the Providence Health & Services mission, philosophy, and core values. Actions will reflect the service area behavior standards which are driven by the core values.

  • Performs and evaluates laboratory testing and analysis.

  • Evaluates and responds appropriately to any sample integrity issues.

  • Assesses results properly, based on gender/age of patient;

  • Reports results interpretations to clients, following SOP’s for test result documentation.

  • Maintains currency with all competency and assigned SOP review for the section(s) assigned.

  • Coordinates and performs data entry and related LIS operations.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Medical Technology or related field.

  • Achieved MLT status through an accredited MLT school, and subsequent completion of requirements to sit for MLS exam.

  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) – Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) or National Certification Agency (NCA)-Clinical Laboratory within 6 month of hire.

  • Possesses strong technical aptitude

  • Demonstrated analytical skills

  • Demonstrated written communication skills

  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills

  • Proficient in English written and verbal communication skills

  • Performs work independently with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidential information

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous experience in Clinical Laboratory setting.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

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 is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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: Variable

Job Category: Medical Lab Technologist

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 300382