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.
Saint Joseph Hospital is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care. Our 365-bed facility is one of the top-ranked hospitals in Denver, and has been awarded the highest national recognition possible for nursing excellence – Magnet designation – by the ANCC. We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other. Our deep community roots date back to 1873, making us one of the oldest hospitals in Colorado.
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.
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.
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.
Internal Number: 21000847
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.