AdventHealthMedical Lab Technician I
La Grange, IL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One for FT/PT positions

· Paid Time Off from Day One for FT/PT positions

· Student Loan Repayment Program for FT/PT positions

· Career Development

· Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

· Mental Health Resources and Support

· Debt-free Education (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ

We are more than healthcare. We are a family of caregivers who see what we do as a calling and treat every person, every time as if they were a loved one. We don't just heal what hurts. We ease minds and encourage spirits by providing a more personal level of care than ever before—physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Our mission is to Extend the Healing Ministry of Christ which starts with caring for others with uncommon compassion and going above and beyond to make those we serve, feel loved. Wellness is at the core of what we do, focusing on living a better life today and always. We want everyone to Feel Whole and we see our work as a calling. This is how we make a difference. With our whole-person care, expertise and world[1]class resources we strive to provide an exceptional experience for all. With hospitals and facilities in over 9 states, our consistent approach to healthcare allows us to live our mission and ensure that our communities are living fuller, healthier lives.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift : Night

Location: 5101 Willow Springs Road, LaGrange IL 60525

The role you’ll contribute:

The Medical Laboratory Technician I performs various laboratory procedures in assigned areas as licensed/certified. The position requires the exercise of independent judgment under general supervision. Work customarily involves analytical testing of blood and/or human biological specimens. Analytical laboratory testing generally requires a moderate to high degree of theoretical and practical knowledge and expertise in licensed area(s). Depending on campus and department, various pre-and post-analytical work processes are included in the work duties customarily performed; on-call hours may also be required. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

• Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area, which may include answering the telephone, clerical and/or receptionist duties. Continually maintains workspaces in a neat, organized manner, and is properly supplied; properly stores and safeguards documentation and paperwork

• Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general and analytical equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking; specimen collection; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; quality control and calibration performance; and other pre-analytical activities

• Performs all expected tests and analytical procedures for assigned department or work area efficiently and accurately, according to hospital procedures, performance standards, and departmental competency standards. Participates in proficiency testing, consistently adhering to federal and state regulations as well as hospital policies

• Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, reporting results (including highly abnormal results) in accordance with hospital procedures. Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, neonatal through geriatric patients

• Provides resolution to customer service issues within guidelines and supports education to clinical staff as appropriate or requested

• Participates in, and has knowledge of, laboratory and hospital Performance Improvement activities, including evaluation of new equipment and/or procedures or methods

• Adheres to the hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times

• Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment

• Assists in new employee training and orientation

• Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or work area

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

REQUIRED:

REQUIRED:

• Associate’s degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or an equivalent term OR post-secondary education with a concentration in the aforementioned subject matters, Chemical Science or Biologic Science or related field

PREFERRED:

• One-year analytical, technical experience in a Clinical Laboratory setting

REQUIRED:

• Must hold a national certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) such as ASCP, AAB, or AMT unless grandfathered per state requirement

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: UChicago Medicine AdventHealth Great Lakes

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $22.495 - $33.743

  • Location: La Grange, IL

  • Job ID: 24023493

  • Job Family: Laboratory

  • Shift: 3 - Night

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