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Medical Technologist - PRN

Belleville, IL
Laboratory


Job Description

Job ID: 1172438
Employment Status: PRN
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Memorial Hospital Belleville is located in a well-established west Belleville neighborhood at 4500 Memorial Drive, Belleville Illinois. In addition, we have diagnostic centers in O'Fallon, Illinois, and an off-campus physical therapy center in east Belleville.  As a member of BJC HealthCare, Memorial Hospital Belleville provides full and part-time employment for more than 2300 people.


 


Facts at a Glance:                                                                    


•Accredited by Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP)


•Members, Illinois and American Hospital Associations


•Licensed by the State of Illinois Department of Public Health


•IDPH designated Regional Hospital Coordination Center for the Edwardsville Public Health and Medical Response Region


•Serving the healthcare needs of area residents since 1958


•Designated Magnet™ facility by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)


•Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI by the Society for Chest Pain Centers


•IDPH designated Stroke-Ready Hospital


•Medical staff with more than 400 members representing 42 specialties

The Laboratory Department provides a wide variety of assays and procedures to obtain data used in the diagnosis and treatment of most disease states to our inpatient and out patients.  Services include phlebotomy, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, blood bank, point-of-care and pathology. 


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Role Purpose

The Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) II performs specimen processing and routine / complex testing on blood and other specimens which requires a knowledge and understanding of quality control, basic instrument maintenance, and procedure methodologies and reference ranges. Maintains appropriate documentation of all activities as required. Demonstrates good clinical laboratory practice


Responsibilities

  • Operates all instrumentation in assigned areas to deliver precise, timely, and accurate laboratory results. Performs all testing and operation of equipment as necessary to deliver quality results.
  • Trains new laboratory personnel in methods, procedures and use of equipment and instruments specific to the assigned area.
  • Performs quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Assesses technical and or instrument problems, including quality control and abnormal findings, evaluate possible solutions and chooses an appropriate course of action to solve the problem.
  • Reports and maintains record of patient test results through the laboratory computer system accurately, meeting published turn around times for routine testing and stats.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities and initiatives by proactively diagnosing and resolving problems. Specific quality functions are handled in an organized and timely fashion.

  • Minimum Requirements

    Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Physical/Life Science/related

    Experience

  • <2 years
  • Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • MT/MLS - ASCP or equiv

  • Preferred Requirements

    Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer