Summary of Duties: The Clinical/Medical Technologist 1 will perform laboratory tests used in screening, diagnosing, and treating animal diseases. Perform clinical diagnostic laboratory tests; record and evaluate test results; contact appropriate personnel for tests with unusual or critical findings. Assure that quality control requirements are met to validate test results, record data as part of a quality assurance program. Assist in the development and evaluation of new procedures. Prepare and verify the quality of reagents, standards, and control samples. Utilize institution-based computer system for test result entry and data acquisition. Other duties will include but are not limited to: calibrate, troubleshoot, and perform routine and emergency preventative maintenance to laboratory instruments and related equipment. The technologist will rotate through the hematology, chemistry, and other (coagulation, urinalysis, cytology preparation) sections of the hospital laboratory on a routine basis. On-site training in evaluation of animal samples will be provided.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology with a curriculum accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education AND Accreditation of the American Medical Association AND certification OR eligibility to take examination, with successful completion AND certification within one year from date of hire, for certification with the American Society of Clinical Pathologists OR equivalent, OR certification with specialty organization appropriate to the laboratory division OR equivalent education/experience.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.
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