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Medical Technologist - Lab

We Are Hiring

Medical Technologist

General Lab

Part-Time,Rotating  - This will be every other weekend - day shift with rotating other start times throughout the week.

Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 15 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 200,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital , you will have the opportunity to, under general supervision, work closely with the Section Head of his/her assigned section toward the completion of the section workload. This effort is directed toward the timely, efficient, accurate and precise production of laboratory data. Duties may encompass but not exclusively entail working with various devices, machines and instruments that aid in the production of the clinical data. Additionally, handles specimens from various sources (i.e., whole blood, serum, plasma, urine, body fluids, tissues and feces) and all age groups of patients which may be infectious in nature.

Responsibilities:

  • Essential Functions
  • For patients of all age groups, performs all required analytical, chemical, immunological, macroscopic, microscopic and bacteriological procedures in order to provide accurate data for use by a physician customer for the diagnosis and treatment of disease in a timely, efficient manner. Maintains confidentiality in the processing of specimens and handling of all laboratory data.
  • Ascertains that quality control procedures are followed prior to releasing clinical data. Documents as required quality control data according to laboratory policy and procedure.
  • Performs appropriate documentation of laboratory procedures to assure the accuracy of laboratory records. Accurately enters clinical data into the laboratory computer system where appropriate.
  • Participates in continuing education to keep current on new advancements in technology, instrumentation, techniques and procedures.
  • Performs duties promptly, accurately, efficiently and precisely with no wasted effort. Pays heed to conservation of resources.
  • Non-Essential Functions
  • May perform simple troubleshooting of equipment and/or reagent systems. Refers more complex problems to appropriate person.
  • May prepare reagents, media and/or solutions used in bio-analytical procedures. Reconstitutes controls, standards and reagents as required.
  • Employing Standard precautions, collects blood specimens by venipuncture or capillary puncture assuring the specimen’s integrity and identity is maintained and without undue physical and mental stress to patients of all age groups.
  • Participates in teaching of new employees if called upon to do so. May develop certain portions of the curriculum if requested.
  • Handles routine telephone inquiries and messages courteously and efficiently. Refers other inquiries to appropriate person. Conducts self in a professional, courteous, cooperative manner at all times. Is aware of team spirit at all times.
  • Observes established safety guidelines and policies to minimize hazards to self and other coworkers.
  • This position requires the ability to identify age related differences within the persons served and the adjustment of treatment style and expectations as appropriate, including adjustments based on the person’s served cognitive function and learning ability. This will include taking into account their religious and cultural needs and preferences.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:
  • Required Credential(s):
    • One or more of the following:
      • Medical Technologist Registry eligible required upon hire and must achieve American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Certification (Clinical Lab Scientist, Medical Lab Scientist or Medical Technologist) within one year of hire/transfer date.
      • Medical Technologist Registry eligible required upon hire and must achieve American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Certification (Clinical Lab Scientist, Medical Lab Scientist or Medical Technologist) within one year of hire/transfer date.
Education:
  • Bachelor's Level Degree 
    • Advanced knowledge, both theoretical and practical, of tests and procedures necessary to perform technical functions and clinical evaluations generally acquired through completion of a Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or a BS Degree in a related field required
Work Experience:
  • Working ability to perform all clinical procedures and techniques under little supervision.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Rochester Providence Hospital is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.
 
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf
M/F/Disabled/Vet
 
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf
 
Thank you for considering a career with Crittenton Hospital Medical Center.
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Job ID: 345390
Category: Laboratory
Facility: MIROC Ascen Provid Hosp Roches
Ministry: Ascension Providence Rochester, MI
Location: Rochester, MI

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