Job Description

Gunnison, CO

Full Time

Work Hours: varied shifts


Great Housing Options through 2023 and a $3000 Stay Bonus!

Help to uncover mysteries to provide clarity and hope using your behind the scenes detective skills!  The Laboratory at Gunnison Valley Health is proud to be accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), a prestigious accreditation not easily upheld.  We are looking for the right person to join our small and highly qualified team of Laboratory Professionals.  We need YOU to journey with us as we provide exceptional care to our patients. 


Here at Gunnison Valley Health, your good work will be rewarded.  In addition to a competitive salary, a generous and affordable medical/dental/vision plan, and a matching 401(a) there are other great perks including:

  • Growth and Continual Learning (training to become section supervisor)!
  • No traffic, and a scenic commute to the office
  • Stay Bonus of $3000!
  • Generous and affordable benefits including a Lifestyle spending account, matched retirement plan and a flexible spending dependent care match!


To be seriously considered for this role, you’ll need to have:

  • Education: Completion of a Medical Technology Program approved by the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institutes (CLSI) or three years of academic studies at an accredited college and completion of 12 consecutive months of internship in an accredited school of medical technology, leading to a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Experience: Must have completed an internship in an accredited school of Medical Technology.  Must have a comprehensive knowledge of laboratory procedures, techniques and instrumentation and the ability to exercise a high degree of initiative and judgment while performing routine and emergency procedures.
  • Licenses/Certification: ASCP board certified, or equivalent, or qualified through examination by the Health, Education and Welfare accreditation program. 
  • Skills
    • Knowledge of blood bank, chemistry, special chemistry, coagulation, hematology, serology, phlebotomy and minimal microbiology.
    • Consistently reports stat results within 30-60 minutes
    • Ability to test and report within the required turn-around-time, prioritizing appropriately.  Communicates or resolves specimen or testing problems quickly and completely.
    • Ability to demonstrate competency in routine (venipuncture) and special collection techniques by obtaining acceptable specimens including, blood gases, throat swabs, influenza swabs, timed specimens, blood culture collection, blood bank specimens, coagulation studies, difficult draws and special situations.
    • Ability to exercise sound judgement, determine priorities, and manage time



As the MT or MLT at Gunnison Valley Health, you will be performing various clinical laboratory tests to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  You’ll utilize your unique skills and ideas by:

  • Referring unsolved problems to the appropriate person.
  • Assisting, orienting, and training co-workers and other hospital/medical personnel in laboratory policies and procedures.
  • Performing additional confirmation or alternative testing when appropriate.
  • Demonstrating the ability to correlate lab results with clinical information and other laboratory results to assess/validate tests results and procedures.
  • Demonstrating the ability to maintain, troubleshoot, calibrate and operate instruments to provide accurate and efficient testing. 

Medical Technologist - $27.80/hr - $35.21/hr, DOE. (Opportunity for increase with 1 yr service if assigned a Section Supervisor role.)

Medical Technologist & Section Supervisor - $31.68 - $37.62/hr DOE.

Medical Laboratory Technician - $23.13 - $27.75/hr DOE

Benefits Eligibility

Medical, dental, vision, health care FSA, and dependent care FSA: All active employees working 40 or more hours per pay period are eligible for benefits on the first of the month following date of hire.  PRN staff are not initially eligible for benefits, and GVH follows all Affordable Health Care Act Eligibility guidelines.


Application Instructions

Please click the link below to apply for this opportunity. You will be directed to our online application. We look forward to hearing from you!

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