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Medical Technologist

Chicago, IL

Job Type: Laboratory Jobs Job Number: MP12112231

Job Description

Under minimal supervision and using independent judgment, this position is responsible for performing routine testing of biological specimens and reviewing test results. This position is also responsible for providing skilled technical support in the laboratory. As directed, incumbents will assist with the administrative functions of the laboratory such as coordinating work flow and approval of test results.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Is responsible for bringing compliance issues to the attention of management.
  • Assures quality customer service to all customers.
  • Performs high complexity testing (e.g., stem cell processing, CBC differentials, antigen screens, antibody ID, and cross match).
  • Performs quality control testing on components produced from whole blood, platelet apheresis, and apheresis red cell products.
  • Maintains accurate records and documentation.
  • Resolves problems between departments that prevent production and distribution of blood components.
  • Assists in administrative functions, as assigned.
  • Participates in technical investigative studies; evaluates and participates in selection of new equipment; develops validation protocols.
  • Develops and maintains SOPs for internal procedures manual.
  • Performs training and competency assessment for UBS and BSI staff, as required.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment; analyzes complex problems; and recommends additional service, as needed.
  • Provides technical support/liaison to center operations and external customers.
  • Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge/Education

  • Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological, medical technology or clinical laboratory science required.
  • Certification as a Medical Technologist by a recognized certifying agency required or CLIA equivalent for high complexity testing required.

Licenses/ Certifications

  • Certification as a Medical Technologist by a recognized certifying agency required or CLIA equivalent for high complexity testing required.
  • SBB preferred.
  • State licensure (as required by regulations).

Experience

  • Three years experience in a clinical laboratory setting required or SBB.
  • Experience in developing and conducting formal training preferred.

 

If you would like more information, please APPLY or contact Megan at Megan@ka-recruiting.com! You can also call/text at  617-746-2768.

Additional Information

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Meet Your Recruiter

Megan Pivarnik
Healthcare Recruiter

Megan is a Talent Acquisition Healthcare Recruiter based out of Boston, Massachusetts. She has a proven track record using strong organizational, personal, and communication skills to lead and recruit high-quality personnel, secure new business, and build lifelong relationships with Healthcare professionals throughout the nation! Originally from Connecticut, Megan graduated with her Bachelor's degree in Marketing and a minor in Global Communications. Outside of recruiting, she enjoys hanging out with friends, staying active, and spending time with her pets. 
 
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