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Providence Medical Technologist - Microbiology in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a temporary Medical Technologist (1.0 FTE, Variable Shift, Full Benefits) in Microbiology to St Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

We are seeking a laboratorian to perform the essential laboratory testing that is critical to the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease.

In this position you will:

  • Plan, perform and evaluate routine and complex laboratory tests in your assigned department(s), which could include: hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry, toxicology/special chemistry, microbiology, and/or immunohematology (blood bank).

  • Responsible for planning, performing, and evaluating laboratory testing analysis and quality control.

  • Maintain communications with physicians, patients, other hospital personnel, professional associations, and other organizations. Operate instruments and perform maintenance function checks and trouble-shoot.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science, Medical Technology or related field or achieved MLT status through an accredited MLT school, and subsequent completion of requirements to sit for MLS exam

  • Working knowledge of computer application software and LIS (Laboratory Information System)

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

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.

For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, 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 Technologist

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 277686