Medical Technologist - Lockport

Dupage Medical Group Lockport , IL 60441

Posted 3 months ago

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Full-Time, 40 hours per week

  • Monday-Friday; Day Shift Hours with one week rotation on PM shift (1:30pm-10:00pm)

  • One weekend per month is required.

SUMMARY:

Routinely performs clinical analyses in chemistry, hematology, coagulation and urinalysis by utilizing a variety of methodologies and instrumentation according to laboratory policies and procedures and in accordance with all regulatory agency requirements in order to provide results of the highest level of quality to physicians and their patients. All patients' information must be kept confidential. Directives will be from Laboratory Manager and Laboratory Supervisor. All duties are to be performed in accordance with the mission and values of DuPage Medical Group. Employees are further expected to provide a high quality of care, service, and kindness toward all patients, staff, physicians, and guests.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be able to perform clinical diagnostic testing on patient samples working in a stat environment.

  • Must be able to read blood films.

  • Must be familiar with standards, practices and procedures for the clinical laboratory

  • Must understand quality control and be able to recognize when there is a deviance.

  • Have the ability to analyze test results for accuracy, acceptability and to act on critical values in a timely manner.

  • Must take part in Proficiency Testing including electronic reporting.

  • Must have experience with laboratory analyzers. Experience with Siemens Dimension EXL, Sysmex Hematology and Coagulation analyzers would be an advantage.

  • Must be able to troubleshoot and perform maintenance on analyzers.

  • Must be flexible- filling in at other locations maybe required.

  • Must be a team player.

  • Must take part in Proficiency Testing for Quality Assurance

  • Must take part in continual laboratory improvement initiatives.

  • Must take part in ensuring laboratory is inspection ready at all times

  • Must take part in annual competency and education.

  • Must attend meetings and seminars to keep abreast of the current developments in the field.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Skills

  • Must be deliberate and systematic when under pressure. Must project confidence with physicians, nurses and other personnel. Must be able to handle emergency situations and establish priorities effectively. Must be able to work during emergency situations on short notice. Must have the initiative to learn, shows interest and be self-motivated with clear, concise communication skills. Must be able to work independently and be well organized. Must have, or be willing to develop computer skills. Must maintain a professional demeanor at all times.

Abilities

  • Able to work effectively with Laboratory Services and the Laboratory Manager.

  • Adheres to Safety and Infection Control policies at all times in addition to laboratory dress code requirements.

EDUCATION and / or CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:

  • Minimum Baccalaureate Degree. BS in Medical Technology. MT (ASCP) or equivalent certification preferred.

  • Minimum Degree for MLT AAS in Medical Technology (ASCP) or equivalent certification preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Clinical laboratory experience as Medical Technologist /Supervisory experience preferred.

  • Computer and data management experience preferred.

ABOUT DUPAGE MEDICAL GROUP

Join one of the fastest-growing healthcare teams in Chicagoland and experience what superior care and innovation is all about. DuPage Medical Group is the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in the state, providing physician-directed healthcare focused on quality, efficiency and access. Our team is comprised of more than 600 experienced physicians and 4,000 dynamic individuals who work collaboratively to transform healthcare for the thousands of patients we serve each day. We seek candidates who can help fulfill our mission to enhance the well-being of the patients we serve by providing the highest quality medical care available.


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