Clinic Medical Laboratory Technician

Boulder Community Health
August 4, 2022
Boulder, CO
Job Type


Full Time, Days. 40 hours/week. Monday-Friday, Rotating weekends and holidays

Pay Range is between $21.64-$32.46/hr, depending on years of relevant and like experience. +$2.50/hr for evening and weekend shifts.

Boulder Community Health is a Certified Level II Trauma Center. In 2022, we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the founding of our organization. We are honored to hold the awards of 2021 U.S. News & World 'Best Hospitals for Maternity Care', 2019 Best Medical Facility from Boulder Weekly, and Best Local Employer from Daily Camera. Come be part of an independent, community-focused health system; feel good knowing that your work will make a difference in people's lives and positively contribute to the community.


Performs chemical, bacteriological, serological, and microscopic procedures in one or more functional laboratory sections. Maintains records of performance as defined in the laboratory's general and sectional policies and procedures. May instruct MT and MLT students.

Boulder Community Hospital (BCH) Primary Care Physician Clinics are guided by the philosophy of the Patient-Centered Medical Home. The medical home organizes care around patients, while engaging a multidisciplinary Care Team working proactively to coordinate and track care for each individual patient


Education or Formal Training

  1. Associate degree from a committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation (CAHEA) -MLT program, or
  2. Associate degree in chemistry, biology, or physics and five years experience in a medical laboratory area, or
  3. Associate degree in chemistry, biology, or physics and completion of a military laboratory training program of at least 12 months duration, or
  4. Associate degree in chemistry, biology, or physics and CLA registry, or
  5. B.S. or B.A. degree in chemistry, biology, or physics with no previous experience, and Certification by a national recognized agency as a MLT or CLT.

Special Qualifications (Licensure, Registration, etc.)

BLS certification required by the end of conditional period.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  1. Knowledge to perform routine lab testing.
  2. Knowledge of human growth and development to inform and guide interaction with and care for patients ages newborn to geriatric.
  3. Knowledge of organizational policies, procedures, and systems to perform job duties.
  4. Knowledge of CLIA, OSHA, and Joint Commission regulations.
  5. Knowledge of Corporate Compliance Program and regulations.
  6. Knowledge of lab equipment to perform quality control checks and trouble-shooting instruments.
  7. Knowledge of medical terminology.
  8. Knowledge of chemistry to understand and identify reactions involved in testing.
  9. Knowledge of standard formulas used in a laboratory.
  10. Skill in interacting with and providing care for patients ages newborn to geriatric.
  11. Skill in accurately identifying minute abnormal details of specimens under a microscope.
  12. Skill in accurate identification and reporting of numbers, names and results.
  13. Skill in operating a variety of lab instruments.
  14. Ability to work within a Care Team
  15. Ability to comprehend and follow both oral and written instructions.
  16. Ability to communicate clearly.
  17. Ability to work independently.
  18. Ability to exercise sound reason and independent judgment.
  19. Ability to work under stress.
  20. Ability to organize work and meet deadlines.
  21. Ability to exercise professional discretion with patient information.
  22. Ability to establish and maintain effective, professional working relationships with patients and their representatives, managers, staff, physicians, outside agencies and the public.
  23. Ability to interpret, adapt, and apply written guidelines and procedures to standard work practices.
  24. Ability to be flexible with work schedule regarding working any shift and/or weekends.

working ENVIRONMENT/physical demands

  1. Exposure to communicable diseases; hazardous waste, toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations and other conditions common to the clinic environment, including blood and body fluids.
  2. Requires full range of body motion, including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination sufficient to operate telephones, general laboratory equipment, phlebotomy equipment, autoclave, computer, photocopies, FAX machine, pneumatic tube equipment and other such equipment.
  3. Requires frequent standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  4. Requires lifting and carrying items weighing up to 25 pounds.
  5. Requires normal range of vision, including color vision, and hearing.

essential functions AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs routine lab testing in hematology, microbiology, chemistry, blood bank, serology, and urinalysis.
  2. May be required to perform point of care testing.
  3. Understands and runs laboratory instrumentation.
  4. Follows CLIA, OSHA, and Joint Commission regulations.
  5. Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional certification.
  6. Establishes and maintains effective, professional working relationships with patients and their representatives, managers, staff, physicians, other hospital departments, outside agencies, and the public.
  7. Embraces and upholds philosophy of patient service and satisfaction.
  8. Performs venipuncture and finger stick phlebotomy.

About Boulder Community Health and Boulder, Colorado

Uncompromising medical excellence delivered with respect and compassion. Since 1922, Boulder Community Health has built a strong reputation on these values. As community-owned and operated not-for-profit hospital and clinic locations, we remain dedicated to the evolving needs of our citizens and providing access to high-quality care. Nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, the Boulder lifestyle is conductive to enjoying the outdoors and brings a fresh perspective to healthcare practice. Surround yourself by natural beauty and an active, life-embracing community. Enjoy state-of-the-art facilities and equipment along with competitive compensation and benefits, including health/dental/life, tuition reimbursement, on-site fitness center, Employee Wellness, Employee Activities & Discounts, and many more!

EOE/Affirmative Action/Drug-free workplace

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