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Position Summary: The Technical Coordinator-Laboratory is responsible for providing assistance to the section supervisor and/or manager for the technical, quality and operational oversight within assigned areas of responsibility in the Laboratory assuring that patient care needs are met in accordance with physician orders, established policies and procedures in an environment that facilitates optimal, cost efficient patient care delivery. This position provides indirect oversight to technical and non-technical staff and works closely with the section supervisor and/or manager including assistance with the day-to-day operations of assigned areas, ensuring the availability and appropriate utilization of needed human and material resources. It supports collaboration between the technical and clerical staff, nursing, physicians, and other disciplines to achieve desired patient outcomes. Work situations vary and require technical expertise, prioritization, and the use of discretion, good judgment, independent problem solving, and a willingness and desire to work closely with staff for process improvement. Major decisions are subject to the review and approval of the Section Manager or Administrator of the Laboratory. Internal contacts include physicians, staff, and management throughout the medical center. External contacts include patients, families, physicians and peers.
Minimum Requirements: Three (3) years experience in clinical laboratory specialty One (1) year leadership and or training experience
Education/Licenses/Certifications: BS in Medical Technology or equivalent AMT. or ASCP certification as a Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist-certification maintained Specialized certification (SM) or eligible preferred
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
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