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Rush University Medical Center Medical Technologist 1, Rush Medical Lab-3rd shift Full-Time in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title:

Medical Technologist 1, Rush Medical Lab-3rd shift Full-Time

Department:

RML Chemistry Admin

Shift:

3rd

Full/Part:

Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty:

Job Number:

2020-3521

Job Description:

We are seeking an experienced, self-directed and highly motivated full - time Medical Technologist 1 - 3 rd shift to join our Core Laboratory team at Rush University Medical Center!

We are offering a $5,000 sign-on bonus , competitive salary, benefits, and PTO!

General Summary:

The MedicalTechnologist 1 - 3 rd shift utilizes the latest advancements in technology and instrumentation to deliver healthcare providers with timely and accurate results. The RUMC Core Laboratory is a teaching facility, as such, this position aids in the educational development of Medical Laboratory Science students and Pathology residents. This position is responsible for performing all assigned laboratory testing and reporting for the testing area. This position requires teamwork to achieve common goals and meet deadlines to provide quality care to clients and patients. Exemplifies the Rush mission, vision and values and acts in accordance with Rush policies and procedures. Must adhere to the Rush Code of Conduct and Rush ICARE values: Innovation, Collaboration, Accountability, Respect and Excellence, executing these values with compassion.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Performs required QC procedures and preventive maintenance, including corrective action and documentation, for all procedures and instrumentation.

  • Performs basic troubleshooting of equipment and processes with minimal assistance, documents action and notifies appropriate personnel.

  • Accepts no inappropriate specimens, notifies appropriate person of specimens that must be drawn or collected again and documents the notification.

  • Utilizes time effectively and seeks out additional job duties when shift tasks are complete.

  • Suggests new ideas and approaches in the workplace.

  • Meets turnaround time expectations by prioritizing and organizing daily workload 90% of the time.

  • Reports accurate results.

  • Acts as "tech-in-charge" for specified periods of time by solving moderately complex problems and overseeing basic as well as moderately complex, laboratory operations. Refers highly complex issues to appropriate personnel.

  • Reviews appropriate computer generated reports at the appropriate time.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science and/or relevant science required.

  • Current Medical Technologist (MT / MLS- ASCP please seewww.ascp.org) certificate or are certification eligible (see criteria for eligibility atwww.ascp.org) preferred.

  • Current knowledge of medical and laboratory terminology strongly preferred.

  • Two or more years of laboratory bench experience is strongly preferred.

Company Highlights:

  • Rush was recently ranked among the top 20 hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.

  • Rush was recently ranked first for Quality and Accountability among 102 leading academic medical centers in the US in a study conducted by the health care services company Vizient.

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush offers a competitive salary, and valuable healthy living benefits including: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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