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Medical Lab Technician - PRN

Belleville, IL

Job Description

Job ID: 1172439
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 Lab Technician (MLT) I I 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 laboratory practice


  • Reports and maintains record of patient test results through the laboratory computer system accurately, meeting published turn around times for routine testing and stats.
  • Documents patient test management problems/concerns on quality documents and initiates corrective action. 
  • Performs quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Monitors quality control performance and corrects any problems and or reports any problems to  the appropriate department.
  • Operates all instrumentation in assigned areas to deliver precise, timely, and accurate laboratory results. Performs laboratory procedures for specimen collection, processing, test analysis.
  • Trains new personnel in methods, procedures and use of equipment and instruments specific to the assigned area.

  • Minimum Requirements


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

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience
  • Licenses & Certifications

  • MLT-ASCP or equiv

  • Preferred Requirements


  • <2 years

  • 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