Kaiser Permanente Medical Technologist MLS/MT (FTE 0.75. Olympia Medical Center) in Olympia, Washington

The MLS/MT performs pre-analytic, analytic, and post analytic phases of laboratory testing procedures from waived to moderate and high complexity testing. The MLS/MT recognizes appropriate and inappropriate selection of lab tests and correlates lab results to patients' clinical condition. S/he possess scientific knowledge to evaluate quality control, instrument, and result data. Other duties include: responsibility for documentation of all activies, 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 retrival; workplace cleanliness and maintenance. May oversee QA activities, method evaluation, teaching, point-of-care testing, and new procedure implementation. May research new methods.


Minimum Education Requirements

Bachelors DegreePlus experience to meet national certification exam requirements at the MLS/MT level or meets qualifications in CLIA 493.1491.

Preferred Education

Bachelors DegreeAnd successful completion of an accredited MLS/MT Program.


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 a MLS/MT or recent graduation from a MLS/MT Program.

Preferred Experience

2 yearsTwo years or more, generalist experience as a MLS/MT.


Minimum License/Certifications Requirements

At time of hireMLS/MT or completion of MLS/MT Program within last 2 months and passes national certification exam within 2 months of hire.

Preferred License/Certifications

At time of hireCertified as MLS/MT.


TITLE: Medical Technologist MLS/MT (FTE 0.75. Olympia Medical Center)

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.