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SCL Health Medical Laboratory Technical Specialist in Miles City, Montana

You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Laboratory Technical Specialist.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.
You're generous with your thoughts, your partnerships and especially your voice, because your opinion matters.
You're great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Holy Rosary Healthcare is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 25-bed acute care hospital, residential living community and clinic provide eastern Montana with comprehensive services in one beautiful location. We are fully dedicated to providing care aligned with community needs, and are proud to treat the poor, the vulnerable, our community and each other.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, we've launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together we'll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We'll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
We'll laugh at each other's jokes (even the bad ones). We'll hello and high five. We'll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
We're proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
Your day.
As a Lab Technical Specialist you need to know how to:
Serve as the resource person for their assigned area(s) of responsibility. Monitor section processes and assure compliance with all accrediting agencies. Assist lab staff with resolution of problems involving technical operations. Perform as a bench technologist/technician (see MT/MLT JASSI).
Assist the laboratory with ensuring technical operational policies, procedures and protocols are up-to-date and reflect current practice, maintenance and operational accuracy of instruments, compliance with appropriate accreditation agency requirements. May assist with development, implementation and monitoring of Quality Improvement projects. Assist in orientation and training of new associates. Assist in ongoing training and technical competency of staff and completes all required documentation.
Aid in the selection and implementation of new instrumentation and/or tests. Perform and ensure acceptability of all validations or other studies required in instrument and/or test implementation and maintenance of all such records as required.
Participate in problem solving to address issues relating to patient safety, care and service. Support and promote effective working relations and work effectively as part of a department/unit team and interdepartmentally to facilitate that department's ability to meet its goals and objective. Maintain accurate logs, records, files and all other required documentation for process and log reviews, QC processing, and CAP proficiency testing program. Write and revise technical procedures. Investigate and report errors. May keep chemical inventory list updated.
Monitor supply and equipment inventory. Notify leadership team of needed equipment repairs and scheduled preventative maintenance. Ensure compliance with applicable regulatory guidelines and established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
Your experience.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
Associate's Degree in Medical Technology or related science, required
Current Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Lab Technician (MLT) certification (ASCP) or equivalent, required
Minimum of two (2) years of clinical laboratory experience, required
Minimum of two (2) years of experience in assigned technical area, required
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Lab Technical Specialist on our team we hope you'll join us. At SCL Health you'll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities