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Medical Technologist

Job Code:
N/A
Company:
Arctic Slope Native Association
City:
Barrow
Industry:
Healthcare Services
Location:
Barrow
Occupation:
Medical Technologist
Corporation:
- N/A -
Job Type:
Full-Time
Zip code:
Required Education Level:
BS
 
Apply Before:
0000-00-00
 
Posted on:
2010-01-12
 
Full Description:  
Looking for unique work in rural Alaska?

We have a position for a compassionate and skilled MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST who is interested in promoting health in a rural Alaskan community.

Located in BARROW, ALASKA, Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital is the primary healthcare facility for the North Slope region –an area larger than Washington State and the largest municipality in the United States. As the oldest healthcare facility in Alaska, the history of Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital is enriched with the culture and legacy of the Inupiat people for whom we care. Here, delivering on our promise of improving the health of the community also means delivering on our promise of keeping the history and memory of our ancestors alive.

By joining Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital, you’ll be embarking on an adventurous journey as enriching as it is rewarding. Here you’ll have the unique opportunity to provide healthcare to a vibrant community ready to share its culture and heritage. More than a once in a lifetime opportunity, you’ll provide care in a small community environment, partner with a familial, professional staff, and truly touch-and be touched by –the Inupiat people. It’s an experience you won’t forget.

Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital located 350 miles inside the Arctic Circle in Barrow, Alaska, is looking for a Medical Technologist to work in a culturally diverse community of 4700 people. Come

* relax in the quiet arctic
* view the Northern Lights
* glide across the tundra on a dog sled
* dance to the beat of native drums
* glimpse at a polar bear hunting for seal


Brief Summary:
Performs a wide range of clinical laboratory procedures for neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and assists the Laboratory Manager with quality assessment and instrument maintenance activities.

Qualifications:
Baccalaureate degree, successful completion of a Medical Technology program that is accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA), or equivalent training, education, and experience as defined CLIA 88 to perform high complexity testing.
2. Minimum of two (2) years generalist work experience in high complexity hospital testing to include microbiology and transfusion services.
3. ASCP certification or equivalent nationally recognized Medical Technology certification.

BENEFITS:
Starting salary of $29.61-$32.03/hr with a 4% increase in six months and annually based on performance
Subsidized housing
Relocation allowance of $4,500 for shipping personal items
Transportation to Barrow for you and members of your household
Medical/Dental/Vision/Pharmacy benefits – employee premium coverage paid at 100%, dependent coverage partially paid
401 (a) Retirement Plan
403 (b) Retirement Savings Plan
13 paid holidays
25 days of personal leave
Eligible IHS loan repayment site

For more information visit our website at: www.arcticslope.org