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Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or MLS) | Decatur, IL*

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Company :
HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital

Location :
Decatur, Illinois

Expiry Date :
Wed, 07 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Overview:
Throughout communities in Illinois and Wisconsin, 15 hospitals, numerous community-based health centers and clinics, our 15,000+ colleagues have built a culture based on our solid core values of respect, care, competence, and joy. These are the ideals we believe in, work by, and live each day.

Built upon more than 145 years of service to the communities we serve, we now look to the future and our place in it as a health care system that strives to continually improve processes, procedures, and outcomes with the latest and most advanced technologies and treatments.

Regardless of how far our passion for excellence carries us, our focus will always remain on the most important person in our entire organization: The patient.

HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).
Summary:
Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLTs) perform laboratory procedures in the major areas of the laboratory: blood banking, chemistry, hematology, immunology, microbiology, or histology. By utilizing their expertise, MLTs demonstrate laboratory technical skills to other laboratory colleagues to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care that supports efficient and effective diagnosis and treatment.
Qualifications:
Education

Associates – Required

Associates degree and completion of an NAACLS accredited medical laboratory technician program OR Associates degree and at least 60 academic credit hours including 6 hours chemistry and 6 hours biology and successful completion of a 50 week US military medical laboratory training course. OR Associates degree and at least 60 academic credit hours including 6 hours chemistry and 6 hours biology and 3 years full time lab experience in an accredited laboratory within the last 10 years.

Physician Practice – Educational/Training Requirements: Associates degree in Laboratory Sciences (including chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory) is required.

Experience

Experience preferred.

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Medical Technician or Medical Laboratory Scientist or eligibility for certification by a nationally recognized certifying agency such as

ASCP, NCA, AMT, HEW or other laboratory certifying agency is required. Certification must be received within 90 days of hire.

Physician Practice – Certificates, Licenses & Registrations Requirements: MLT certification preferred.