Medical Technologist III

Posted on Dec 13, 2018 by Ascension

Rochester, MI 48308
Research & Development
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

We Are Hiring

Technologist III - Laboratory - PT Rotating - Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital - Rochester, MI

med tech, lab tech, med technologist

Why Join Ascension?

Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission: Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital is dedicated to enhancing the health status of the individuals and communities we serve in partnership with our physicians, employees and community members.

Our Values:
We are called to:

  • Service of the Poor - Generosity of spirit, especially for persons most in need
  • Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life
  • Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership
  • Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship
  • Creativity - Courageous innovation
  • Dedication - Affirming the hope and joy of our ministry

Our Vision: To be the recognized healthcare Employer of choice.

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, handling 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.

You will:

Essential Functions

  • For patients of all age groups, perform 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.
  • Ascertain that quality control procedures are followed prior to releasing clinical data. Documents as required quality control data according to laboratory policy and procedure.
  • Perform appropriate documentation of laboratory procedures to assure the accuracy of laboratory records. Accurately enter clinical data into the laboratory computer system where appropriate.
  • Participate in continuing education to keep current on new advancements in technology, instrumentation, techniques and procedures.
  • Perform duties promptly, accurately, efficiently and precisely with no wasted effort. Pay heed to conservation of resources.

Non-Essential Functions

  • May perform simple troubleshooting of equipment and/or reagent systems. Refer more complex problems to appropriate person.
  • May prepare reagents, media and/or solutions used in bio-analytical procedures. Reconstitute controls, standards and reagents as required.
  • Employing Standard precautions, collect 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.
  • Participate in teaching of new employees if called upon to do so. May develop certain portions of the curriculum if requested.
  • Handle routine telephone inquiries and messages courteously and efficiently. Refer other inquiries to appropriate person. Conduct self in a professional, courteous, cooperative manner at all times. Is aware of team spirit at all times.
  • Observe 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 persons 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.

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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.

Reference: 599042316

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