Trinity Health Blood Bank MEDICAL LAB SCIENTIST in Maywood, Illinois
Supports the delivery of patient care by performing laboratory testing that is utilized in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. This includes waived, moderate and high complexity testing.
Now offering a $5,000 Sign-On Bonus
Performs all laboratory testing, including the pre-examination phase in accordance with standard operating procedures and accreditation guidelines to support the delivery of patient care.
Conducts and documents established quality control procedures on analytical tests, equipment, reagents, media, and products; evaluates the results of quality control testing and implements corrective action according to established protocols to ensure the accuracy and quality of patient testing.
Participates in the validation of laboratory methods and procedures to meet the changing health care needs of our patients.
Recognizes and documents problems that may adversely affect test performance or the reporting of test results. Identifies, implements and documents appropriate corrective action or notifies the technical specialist, shift supervisor or manager.
Performs routine maintenance functions to ensure the proper operation of the laboratory equipment.
Participates in the laboratory’s proficiency testing program ensuring that these samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens
- Required: Bachelors Degree
- Preferred: Bachelors Degree
- Specify Degree(s): Medical Technology, Biology, Chemistry
- Residency: N/A
- Required: None
- Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Managerial Experience: N/A
- Laboratory - Certified Medical Technologist
- Preferred: N/A
*Other: *Laboratory certification required (ASCP, HEW or NCA)
Recent graduates of medical technology training programs or individuals with more than 2 years of relevant laboratory experience may be hired contingent upon obtaining certification within 1 year of their hire date. The HR manager will provide written notice regarding this requirement to applicable individuals following acceptance of the position.
Individuals working in a Medical Technologist II position at LUMC prior to 1985 are exempt from the certification and education requirements and are grandfathered into the MT II roles upon successful completion of in-house training specific to their job competencies.
All individuals in MT II positions must meet the requirements for performing high complexity testing as listed in 42 CFR 793.1489 –1491.
Job Number: 00113583
Location: Maywood, IL
Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center
Facility: LUHS-Loyola University Medical Center
Employment Type: Full time
Shift: Night Shift