Lab ATRMC (1100-70301)

Full Time

night shift

$27.97 - $34.97


40 Hour OT Rule - OT paid after 40 worked hours in a week
Full Time Benefited 80 hrs/per pay period


Asante Three Rivers Medical Center, located in Grants Pass, Oregon, is a 125-bed modern facility combining leading-edge technology with holistic healing principles. We welcome residents of Josephine County and surrounding areas to experience advanced medical care in a contemporary, patient-focused, caring environment.  Patient rooms at Three Rivers are secluded from higher traffic areas of the hospital and feature a central "healing garden" on the third floor to promote privacy and tranquility.  The hospital offers a unique, family-centered birthing experience at our birth center, named "Baby Friendly" by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children's Fund.   Our mission is simple: "Asante exists to provide quality healthcare services in a compassionate manner, valued by the communities we serve." 

At Asante we believe that we are defined by our values – the traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:  

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service – Teamwork


This hospital laboratory provides support for a busy emergency department, surgical center, and 125 inpatient beds, as well as a strong outreach program and new outpatient center.  Our staff of skilled professionals cover a full range of specialties in Hematology, Chemistry, and Blood Bank in addition to limited Microbiology and Pathology.  The outreach work includes a broad spectrum of interesting challenges ranging from Oncology/Infusion services to veterinary testing.  We also serve as a clinical site for CLA, MLT, and MLS students. 

This is the perfect job for the applicant looking for a challenging position where there are always new learning and growth opportunities.  Other highlights include:   

  • Sunquest/CoPath LIS system will transition to Epic Beaker in June 2016.  
  • Equipment includes Beckman Coulter DxI's, AU680's, and LH750's (transitioning to DxH), Cepheid GeneXpert, IL Top 500's, Siemens PFA, and a BacT/ 3D.    
  • Billable test volume is over 500,000 tests/year.  

Our team is led by a group of vibrant, forward thinking leads who are currently driving integration of a specimen handling unit into our core lab area.  Join our team and take an active role in redefining how laboratory medicine meets the needs of our community.


Education:  Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry, and mathematics, AND successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientist program within the last 5 years. (Additional experience accepted in lieu of Bachelor's degree for the grandfathered MT's certified by ASCP).

Experience:  None outside of licensure is required.  

Licensure/Certifications:  One of the following is required:   

  • Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) certified by the ASCP Board of Certification or equivalent (MT by AMT)
  • Eligibility for Medical Laboratory Scientist MLS (ASCP) certification exam at time of hire, with successful completion of MLS (ASCP) certification exam within 6 months of hire.   

Other required qualifications include good computer skills, the ability to organize tasks and workflow effectively; good attention to detail; good judgment, decision making, problem solving and communications skills; and the ability to communicate collaboratively with co-workers to enhance daily workflow and to maintain confidentiality regarding patient information in accordance with HIPPA guidelines.