The reasons to work at MultiCare are as unique as the people who do. Join us for the professional challenges you seek. In the settings you prefer. With schedules that fit your life. Learn more at www.multicarejobs.orgPosition Summary:This is a working supervisory position with technical, administrative and operational responsibilities for all staff and functions relating to centralized phlebotomy support and inpatient processing at Mary Bridge and Tacoma General to include the receipt, accessioning, handling, processing collecting and distribution of laboratory specimens. The incumbent provides leadership to the work of Processing and Phlebotomy staff with 24/7 operations, based in the Core Laboratory and dispersed amongst the floors. Independent judgment in decision-making and leadership are required to coordinate a wide variety of laboratory operations. This front line position provides leadership to the work of up to 40 staff in the Core Laboratory. These positions provide coverage 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. This position works closely with Laboratories Northwest departments, Client Services, ComLab staff, and all clinical departments at TG and MB. Work situations require leadership skills with the ability to evaluate work through reports, verbal presentations, and daily observation of assigned tasks and responsibilities. Internal contacts are basically within the work group, but also include laboratory staff, section managers, supervisors and other healthcare providers. External contacts include physicians, nurses, clinical staff, nursing leadership, and outside organizations and labs.Minimum Requirements: 2 - 3 years recent supervisory experience Recent experience in a high-volume laboratory specimen management department Recent phlebotomy experience in a high-volume acute care facility Experience with customer service training a plusEducation/Licenses/Certifications: MLT(ASCP), MT(ASCP), or PBT(ASCP) preferred BS degree with minimum of 3 years relevant laboratory experience required. A combination of education, minimum of 5 years prior lab experience, and previous management experience may be considered in lieu of degree provided the individual commits to pursuing and completing the degree requirement. Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy (MA-P) certification
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.