Kaiser Permanente Medical Laboratory Technician in Olympia, Washington

The MLT performs pre-analytic, analytic, and post analytic phases of laboratory testing procedures from waived to moderate and high complexity testing. The MLT recognizes appropriate and inappropriate selection of lab tests and correlates lab results to patients' clinical conditions. S/he possess scientific knowledge to evaluate quality control, instrument, and result data. Other duties include: responsibility for documentation of all activities, monitoring supplies; compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements related to safety and laboratory testing; face to face and telephone customer service; computer data entry and retrieval; workplace cleanliness and maintenance.


Minimum Education Requirements

Associates DegreeAssociates Degree in a laboratory science or meets qualifications in CLIA 493.1489, 493.1491.

Preferred Education

Associates DegreeAssociates Degree in MLT.


Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements

Basic or limitedBasic computer skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Customer service and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills



Minimum Experience Requirements

1 yearOne year recent clinical laboratory experience as an MLT or recent graduation from an MLT Program.

Preferred Experience

2 yearsTwo years or more, generalist experience as an MLT.


Minimum License/Certifications Requirements

At time of hireMLT or completion of MLT Program within last 2 months and passes national certification examination within 2 months of hire.

Preferred License/Certifications

Able to obtain shortly after hireCertified at time of hire as an MLT.


TITLE: Medical Laboratory Technician

LOCATION: Olympia, Washington


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.