Medical Technologist - Blood Bank
Posted on Mar 12, 2019 by Ascension
We Are Hiring
Medical Technologist 1 - Blood Bank Anc 002 - Full-Time,Rotating - Providence Hospital - BU 34028 - Southfield,MI
Primarily PM shift, but variable with every 3rd weekend and holidays rotation.
Why Join Ascension?
Our Mission, Vision and Values: Ascension Michigan, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.
What You Will Do
As an associate with St. John Health-MI, you will have the opportunity to perform laboratory testing of patient specimens in one or more sections of the laboratory.
- Perform diagnostic/analytic testing of specimens. Interprets, documents and reports test results.
- Perform quality control testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
- Verifiy analytic accuracy, precision, sensitivity and references ranges for test methods.
- Serve as a resource to staff as needed.
- Participate in orientation, education, and training of other laboratory and SJPHS personnel, residents, students, and consumers.
- Maintain knowledge of current trends and technical advances in laboratory operations, including attendance at inter/intra laboratory meetings and in-services.
- Assist with development and revisions of laboratory policies and procedures, data collection, or special projects as assigned.
What You Will NeedLicenses/Certifications/Registration:
- Required Credential(s):
- One or more of the following:
- One of the following is required: certification or certification eligible at hire and certified within one year of hire/transfer date as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) or certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC). Certification or certification eligible at hire and certified within one year of transfer/hire as a Medical Technologist in a single lab discipline by the ASCP-BOC is acceptable for positions within that lab discipline. Canadian Medical Laboratory Technologist certification by CSLT/CLMLS is also acceptable.
- Bachelor's Level Degree
- Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry), one semester of mathematics or post-secondary diploma (Canadian applicants) required Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science program, or three years of acceptable clinical laboratory experience under the pathologist, in lieu of an accredited program, is required
- One year of clinical laboratory experienece as an ASCP certified scientist preferred. Must meet education/experience requirements as outlined by ASCP-BOC.
Equal Employment Opportunity
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