Job Description

This is an opportunity for a part-time - day shift microbiology tech in a progressive, high tech hospital lab. Be part of this patient care focused lab at Northwest Medical Center where quality of care and team work are our first priority. This candidate will participate in a wide variety of microbiology testing, serving the entire Northwest Healthcare System.

Summary - Performs moderate and high complexity tests in the clinical laboratory.  Ensures that specimens are appropriate for test methodologies. Documents all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and maintenance performed.  Assist customers with information regarding laboratory testing in a pleasant and professional manner. Consistently monitors specimens to ensure that each specimen is appropriate for the test methodology utilized. Ensures that all tests are performed within turn around time limits with review of pending logs and stat boards to maintain compliance.  Performs and documents quality control, calibration, and instrument maintenance per departmental procedure; documenting all corrective action taken when systems deviate from laboratory established performance criteria. Consistently uses critical thinking and problem solving skills to identify and correct issues that may adversely affect test performance or patient results.         Performs proficiency testing within time guidelines as directed by departmental supervisors, and in the same manner as patient testing.                                 

Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed  hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work.  Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees.  It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work.  NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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