Medical Technologist_Core Lab_Afternoons_Full Time_ $4,000 sign on bonus eligible
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Posted in Medical and Nursing


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Job Info


Employment Type:
Part time
Shift:
12 Hour Night Shift

Description:

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System, one of the nation's top health care services providers, spanning five counties in Southeastern Michigan. SJMHS represents more than 2,700 physicians and 14,000 nurses and staff, and includes 6 Hospitals, 5 Outpatient Health Centers, 8 Urgent Care Facilities and over 25 Specialty Centers.

Saint Joseph Mercy Health System is part of Trinity Health a national Catholic health system with an enduring legacy and a steadfast mission to be a transforming and healing presence within the communities we serve.

Performing over 5 million tests per year, the Core Laboratory at SJMHS is one of the largest in the state of Michigan. This is a fully automated state-of-the-art lab where you will be able to utilize your experience and skills, but also to learn and grow within the disciplines of Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, and Urinalysis. Located in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Ann Arbor you will be centrally located to the art, culture, academics, entertainment and activities that Ann Arbor provides.

POSITION PURPOSE

Under general supervision, performs qualitative and quantitative laboratory tests on patient specimens, according to established standards and practices. Analyzes test results and prepares samples for testing. Is knowledgeable of the principles and clinical significance involved in test procedures and uses this expertise daily. Demonstrates unit/area-designated competencies.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Follows established procedures and policies to perform all tests, pertinent to the section to which assigned.
  • Records and/or enters into laboratory computer results of tests performed and advises supervisor spurious, unusual or highly abnormal results before release of results for reporting.
  • Reports results of tests ordered stat and highly abnormal or unexpected results in a timely manner and according to established policies and procedures.
  • Compares test results with previous patient test results when indicated, calling attention of supervisor or pathologist to unusual fluctuations.
  • Performs required quality control and equipment maintenance and calibrates and operates laboratory equipment used in performance of the tests pertinent to the section) to which assigned.
  • Notifies appropriate personnel of problems such as unacceptable specimens, equipment malfunctions, and quality control aberrations, in accordance with department policy on procedure.
  • Prepares standards, reagents, and other materials used in testing.
  • Contacts nursing unit or client office personnel with regard to results and for clarification of requests and other routine problems which may arise.
  • Maintains good rapport and cooperative relationships: Approaches conflict in a constructive j manner. Helps to identify problems, offer solutions, and participate in their resolution.
  • Maintains the confidentiality of information acquired pertaining to patient, physicians, employees, and visitors to St. Joseph Mercy Hospital. Discusses patient and hospital information only among appropriate personnel in appropriately private places
  • Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.
  • Provides quality patient care by considering the age specific, developmental and cultural needs through competent clinical practice. Demonstrates unit/area competencies.
  • Behaves in accordance with the Mission, Vision and Values of St. Joseph Mercy Health System.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college, or university in Medical Technology, or equivalent work/education, experience, or related science required.
  • Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) - ASCP, or NCLS certification preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a clinical laboratory preferred.

Employees of St. Joseph Mercy Health System enjoy...
  • Competitive compensation
  • Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance and Disability
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity Health
Visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

Employees of St. Joseph Mercy Health System enjoy...
  • Competitive compensation
  • Full benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance and Disability
  • Retirement savings plan with employer contribution
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement throughout SJMHS and Trinity Health
Visit www.stjoeshealth.org/careers to learn more about the benefits, culture and career development opportunities available to you at Saint Joseph Mercy Health System.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.


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