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MLS/Med Tech (Certified)

Req #:  116719
Facility:  ACL Laboratories
Department:  Phlebotomy
City:  Oak Lawn
Posting Budget Status:  Night
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Position Requirements:
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.

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

Accountabilities:
Performs 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, monitores, 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 direction of the Laboratory Manager.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago