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Medical Tech

Req #:  108069
Facility:  Dreyer Medical Clinic
Department:  NonClinical Support/Customer Service/Clerical Admi
City:  Aurora
Posting Budget Status:  Rotate All Shifts
Shift Type:  Registry
Posting FTE:  0

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

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

Previous experience with laboratory equipment and methodologies (preferably those related to areas of responsibility).
Basic computer literacy.
MLS(ASCP), MT(ASCP), MT(AMT) with baccalaureate degree. ASCP Board of Certification (BOC)categorical certification (BB, C, CT, H, HTL, I, M) or a baccalaureate degree where categorical certification in specialty area is not available. Hazardous chemical exposure and contact with infectious biological specimens and sharps are experienced on a daily basis.
May be exposed to chemicals
Ability to work in a high stress, fast paced environment with established time constraints.
May be required to work weekends, holidays, and well as alternative shifts and locations on a rotational basis based on business needs. Ability to travel as needed
Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time.
Must be able to multi~task.
Use of keyboard and microscope extensively may be required, dependent upon job and shift assignment.
Ability to lift (medium ~~ up to 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and/ or 10~25 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly) (Lift Test Required)


Under general supervision, performs diagnostic testing and related responsibilities. Demonstrates understanding of scientific theories and techniques of procedures performed.

Accountabilities:
Participates in development and education
Assists with the maintenance and development of department policies and procedures.
Maintains adequate inventory of supplies as required by the department.
Performs waived, moderately and/or highly complex analyses with accuracy and precision, understanding basic and complex principles of methodology
Correlates various clinical laboratory test results, applies these results to clinical conditions and recognizes accepted normal ranges
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 the direction of the Section Supervisor


About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago