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Kadlec Medical Laboratory Technician in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Medical Laboratory Technician to join our growing Lab team in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: 1.0 FTE, Full Time, Evenings


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associate's DegreeChemical, physical or biological science from an accredited educational institution

  • Completion of an internship as part of the Certification requirement

  • Current Certification as a Medical Lab Technician (MLT) by NCA, ASCLS, AAB, NAACLS, ASCP or HHS required or certification eligible

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Medical Laboratory experience

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Medical Laboratory Technician AA you will perform a a variety of medical laboratory tests to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases, follows established standards and practices and performs related duties as assigned.

  • Embrace Planetree Philosophy to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic patient centered environment.

  • Analyze patient specimens by performing routine and special diagnostic medical laboratory tests and verifies results following department protocols.

  • Perform and report quality control on all instrumentation before reporting test results following established quality control policies and procedures.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on a variety of instruments and equipment and documents appropriately.

  • Verify all normal and abnormal results, correlate abnormal test results with other patient data, seek pathologist or supervisor consultation if necessary, and notify appropriate medical staff of test results.

  • Identify patient blood specimens and perform manual test for blood banking procedures following department protocol.

  • Monitor and stock laboratory supplies; notify supervisor when supplies are needed.

  • Follow established procedures in reporting for Critical Values Call List.

  • Assist in updating or writing laboratory test procedures.

  • Operate a variety of automated and non-automated medical diagnostic instrumentation and equipment.

  • Participate in the Laboratory’s Quality Assurance Program.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Medical Lab Technologist

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 275073