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Medical Technologist
  • Location: Rockford, IL
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14515

Lighthouse Lab Services has partnered with a well-established lab about 30 minutes west of Rockford, Illinois. We are in search of a Medical Technologist to join the day shift. 

Job Summary:
Performs medical laboratory tests and procedures, and analyzes in all functional sections or designated specialty area of the lab to provide data for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Reports test results, evaluates quality, and troubleshoots systems and equipment. Maintains records of performance, quality control, remedial action plans, quality improvements and procedure manuals.

Job Responsibilities:
– Provides patient education.

– Performs specimen collection as necessary in accordance with established protocols.

– Demonstrates age-specific competencies (newborn through geriatric)

– Performs diagnostic tests and operates equipment according to established protocols.

– Performs routine preventative maintenance and calibration of assigned instruments and equipment according to established schedule and procedures.

– Adheres to Laboratory safety protocols.

– Initiates corrective action related to quality control and instrument performance.

– Manages time effectively, organizing and prioritizing to meet established service expectations.

– Documents malfunction, repairs, replacement, or maintenance of equipment.

– Contributes to systems redesign, operations improvement, and workflow efficiency.

– Promotes customer relations in all interactions and collaborates with others to improve service delivery.

– Incorporates the principals of quality control and performance improvement into daily operational activities; assesses specimen integrity, labelling, and test results.

– Stays abreast of regulatory requirements and implements change as necessary to ensure ongoing compliance.

– Performs training, orientation, and competency assessments.

– Drafts policies and procedures; provides for record retention.

– Assists with selection and implementation of new equipment, methods and procedures.

– Builds, maintains, updates, and integrates Laboratory Information Systems modules.

– Manages supply and blood inventory

Requirements:
Education:
– Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science or in a life/biological science (biology, biochemistry, microbiology, etc.) from a program that is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), the commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAHEP) or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

Required Experience/Licensure/Certification/Registration:

Registration or Certification (or eligible) from one of the following National credentialing: American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), National Credentialing Agency forLaboratory Personnel (NCA), American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS formally HEW), American Medical Technologists (AMT).

Shift and Salary:
– Day (6:30am or 7:00am – 2:30pm or 3:30pm) Rotating weekends
– $25.26-$37.42/hr

About Us:
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

 It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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