Medical Technologists perform a variety of tests of a moderately or highly complex nature on patient and quality control samples for lab procedures in areas such as : microbiology, chemistry, hematology, flow cytometry, tissue typing and point of care testing. Such testing may be performed by manual methods involving technical interpretation and by automated analyzers involving maintenance and troubleshooting. The Medical Technologist I may also assist in training of laboratory personnel, and laboratory and medical students. The lab is a 24/7 operation. Shifts are days, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, evenings 3:30 pm to 12:00 am and nights 11:30 pm to 8:00 am.
Assesses accuracy and validity of obtained test results by applying knowledge of relevant scientific principles. Recognizes changes that may be critical to patient care and identifies probable causes for atypical findings using laboratory procedures.
Performs quality control/quality assurance procedures and maintains appropriate documentation that complies with regulatory requirements for the laboratory.
Completes all mandated courses regarding Regulatory, Safety, and University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System Policies.
Provides customer related services and interacts with clients to provide and/or clarify laboratory information. Communicates matters of technical importance to physicians, caregivers, and customers on multiple systems as is appropriate
Troubleshoots instruments and resolves technical problems whenever possible, documents corrective action, and reports problems to supervisor.
Must meet CLIA requirements
To Apply: For fullest consideration, please complete an online application by clicking the Proceed to Application button below AND submit an Exam Request for Medical Technologist IThe application must include all work experience, detailed job duties, start and end dates and whether the position was part time or full time.
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