Medical Laboratory Specialist / Medical Technologist – Certified (Full Time, AM Shift) Trinity Hospital

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Website Advocate Aurora Health

Advocate Aurora Health

Company : Advocate Aurora Health

Country: United States

Location : Chicago, Illinois

Post: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 08:40:33 GMT

Expires: Fri, 07 Oct 2022 23:59:59 GMT

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MLS/Med Tech – CertifiedAdvocate Trinity HospitalFull Time, AM ShiftRotating every other weekend and rotating vacation schedule$1,250 Sign-On BonusMajor Responsibilities:

Performs moderately and/or highly complex analyses with accuracy and precision, understanding basic and complex principles of methodology

Performs, monitors, and evaluates quality control, applies the principles of quality control when reporting tests

Identification and resolution of technical problems related to laboratory methodology, instrumentation, and procedures under direction of the Laboratory Manager

Correlates various clinical laboratory test results, applies these results to clinical conditions and recognizes accepted normal ranges

Participates in development and education

Maintains adequate inventory of supplies as required by the department

Education/Experience Required:

Bachelor degree and graduation from a Medical Technology program approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or an equivalent program, in a science related field, or documented equivalent education and training

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Required:

Previous experience with laboratory equipment and methodologies (preferably those related to areas of responsibility)

Clinical internship may be equivalent to experience

Basic computer literacy

MLS(ASCP), MT(ASCP), MT(AMT) with baccalaureate degree

ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) categorical certification (BB, C, H, I, M) or a baccalaureate degree where categorical certification in specialty area is not available

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Hazardous chemical exposure and contact with infectious biological specimens and sharps are experienced on a daily basis

Ability to lift (medium-up to 20-50 pounds occasionally and/or 10 -25 pounds frequently) and use of keyboard and microscope extensively may be required, dependent upon job and shift assignment

Prolonged standing, lifting, bending, and telephone use

Some instrumentation and work counter are higher than table height

Fast paced environment with established time constraints

This job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of the incumbent. It is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. Incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

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