Lab MLS/MT - Chemistry

Carle Foundation

Job Description

*$5,000 Sign on Bonus*
Relocation offered for greater than 50 miles
External Candidates Only

The Medical Technologist performs and evaluates complex chemical, biological, hematological, immunologic, microscopic and bacteriological analyses. Ensures communication of test results as appropriate. **Split position between Chemistry and Hematology**

Bachelors Clinical Laboratory Sciences or Bachelors Biological Science

Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP) or Medical Technologist (ASCP). Employees who are hired as eligible to sit for the ASCP certification exam must obtain certification within twelve (12) months of start date in position.


Essential Functions:

Performs testing in the clinical laboratory for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease using standard techniques and equipment; perform related duties in laboratory to include storing and labeling specimens and using manual and automatic equipment to prepare specimens and perform analytical tests. Performs testing accurately, safely and within established time periods.
Calibrate and perform routine maintenance on laboratory equipment and instrumentation according to laboratory protocols. Maintain laboratory supply inventory.
Perform various Quality Control and Quality Assurance procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations and protocols. Evaluates acceptability as associated with department testing.
Communicates information with internal and external customers as appropriate in an accurate, timely, effective and professional manner.
Recognize problems that require additional troubleshooting, perform troubleshooting or seek additional assistance as appropriate.
Successfully participates in all accredidation and other proficiency testing and annual performance competencies.
Develops educational materials and shares knowledge. Consistently shares any information obtained from external sources with co-workers. Educates students and new staff in assigned section. Assists with writing, evaluation, revisions and implementation of policies and procedures
Complete Continuing Education as required by Lab policy and to maintain certification if applicable.
Follows and maintains familiarity with laboratory and organizational policies and procedures. Reviews as required.
Able to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment.
Performs testing in the Chemistry area of the Clinical Laboratory. Manual and automated equipment will be used to perform analytical tests including but not limited to general chemistry tests, Ionized Calcium, serum and urine Osmolality, specimen dilution and reanalysis. Performs related duties in the laboratory to include processing, storing and labeling specimens.
Recognize test result or instrument function problems that require additional troubleshooting, perform troubleshooting or seek additional assistance from the Supervisor or Tech-in-Charge as appropriate.
Participates in re-education or re-training as needed to ensure successful completion of all Proficiency and competency testing.

Employment Type

Full - Time