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MLS/Med Tech (Certified)-Chemistry

Req #:  108317
Facility:  Christ Medical Center
Department:  Laboratory
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Night
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

ACL offers a comprehensive range of laboratory, medical, industrial and diagnostic services. Our leading-edge technologies, exacting protocols and experienced accredited staff of medical technologists and pathologists means you get fast, accurate results you can depend on.

 

Imagine looking forward to going to work every morning because you work in an energetic, team-oriented environment where team members are challenged to take initiative, encouraged to explore new ideas and given the freedom to do their jobs. Then imagine leaving work at the end of the day with a sense of accomplishment and well-being, knowing you did, the best job possible.

 

SCHEDULE: 20 hours per week, rotating weekends and holidays

SHIFT: Nights
BENEFITS: Medical, Dental and Vision plus…….

 

POSITION HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Employee-Centric: Advocate voted Top 15 Places to Work in Illinois-2016! Voted Top 10 Places for Diversity in 2016!
  • Career Growth: Market Leadership: Advocate is the largest healthcare system in the state of Illinois, with 13 hospitals and 250 sites of care.
  • Advancement: Opportunities for mobility and advancement that only the largest fully integrated health care system in the Midwest can provide.

 

WHAT WILL YOU DO:

The Med Tech will under general supervision, performs diagnostic testing and related responsibilities. Demonstrate understanding of scientific theories and techniques of procedures performed.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Performs simple, moderately and/or highly complex analyses with accuracy and precision, understanding basic and complex principles of methodology.
  • Participates in development and education.
  • Maintains adequate inventory of supplies as required by the department.
  • 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 Laboratory Management.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 pound 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 en environment with established time constraints.

 

WHO IS ADVOCATE:

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: Chicago