Collects, processes and performs analytical testing on patient specimens; performs quality control procedures; evaluates and reports patient test results; performance maintenance procedures on testing equipment. Knowledge of the theories and principles of medical technology allows MLT to follow prescribed strategies for recognizing a problem and problem solve using undermined criteria. Ability to work alone during night shift. Consults Lead Technologist, Director Laboratory Services or Medical Director, as needed.
MLT – Certification as an MLT or eligible to obtain MLT certification by a recognized certifying agency such as ASCP or completion of a military training program or other MLT training program. If eligible to obtain MLT certification, must successfully complete within 6 months of hire.
MT – Associate degree in medical laboratory technology (or formal 52 week military training program in medical laboratory technology) with certification as an MT/MLS/CLS by a nationally recognized certifying agency OR bachelor’s degree and completion of a formal medical laboratory training program required (national certification preferred).
Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital:
Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital in Ellsworth, Maine is a full-service hospital, serving both Hancock and western Washington Counties. Our 64-bed Maine Coast facility provides emergency, primary and specialty care, acute inpatient, diagnostic, and surgical services. At Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital, we dedicate ourselves to providing exceptional medical care with the personal touch and convenience only a community hospital can offer. Maine Coast has earned both national and state recognition for patient safety, outcomes, and patient satisfaction levels. Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system that is raising the bar with no-nonsense solutions that are leading the way to a healthier future for our state. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.
The Ellsworth community is a short drive to the scenic Maine coast and is near Acadia National Park with mountains and exceptional year-round recreation including hiking, biking, fishing, hunting, boating, skiing, golf, and more. Our neighborhoods are safe, friendly, and have outstanding schools. Enjoy the best of both worlds, practicing at a smaller community hospital in one of the most beautiful places in Maine while having the support of a large healthcare system.
Equal Opportunity EmploymentWe are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status