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Medical Technologist - Aurora Medical Center Bay Area

Company: Aurora Health Care
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Department:60189 WI ACL Laboratories - AMC Bay AreaStatus: Full timeBenefits Eligible:YesHours Per Week:36Schedule Details/Additional Information:Variable PM/night shift. Every third weekend and rotating holidays.Performs laboratory testing of biological specimens in an acute setting in any/all specialty areas using manual or automated techniques. Uses independent judgment and cognitive skills to report timely and accurate laboratory results.Performs, evaluates, and monitors laboratory tests as authorized within established protocols, selecting and performing additional procedures when indicated. Monitors workflow and makes necessary adjustment to complete work in an appropriate time frame.Evaluates results for clinical significance, validity and appropriateness. Follows prescribed policy in the reporting and notification of test results.Performs and documents calibration, maintenance and repair of instruments and equipment. Recognizes indicators of test and/or instrument malfunction; evaluates and implements appropriate corrections.Performs, documents and reviews quality control and quality assurance for improvement according to established protocol. Evaluates quality control results and takes corrective action when indicated.Ascertains that specimens are properly labeled and suitable for testing. Collects specimens from newborn, pediatric, and adult patients according to established protocol.Provides general direction, training, competency review and technical l assistance to medical laboratory technicians, phlebotomists, and support staff. Assists in the development of education and training protocols; instructs students, residents and new team members as assigned.Assists in improving the quality and efficiency of laboratory procedures, policies, and processes. Ensures compliance with all accrediting agency standards, supporting CAP Regulatory requirements in an acute setting.Performs internal and external proficiency testing in the same manner as patient samples.Performs specialty testing in areas including transfusion services, microbiology, chemistry, hematology, histology, coagulation, and flow cytometry. Supports the disease specific accreditations of an institution by meeting turn- around time goals.Provides direct support and timely, accurate laboratory results for critical care departments such as the ED, ICU and OR during a high acuity patient event. This includes transfusion services, attending codes, performing testing on irretrievable samples, tissue grinding and gram stains, mass casualty procedures, and mass transfusion procedures.Scheduled HoursVariable PM/night shift. Every third weekend and rotating holidays.We're currently offering a sign on bonus of up to $10,000 for this position!Licenses & CertificationsMedical Technologist (MT) certification issued by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), orMedical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) certification issued by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP BOC) needs to be obtained within 1 year, orMedical Technologist (MT) certification issued by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) needs to be obtained within 1 year.DegreesBachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences.Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or related field.Required Functional ExperienceNo experience requiredKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesExcellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to handle stressful situations in a calm and professional manner. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include alternate site assignment.Advocate Aurora Health is one of the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health systems in the U.S. with nearly 3 million patients served at more than 500 sites of care in Illinois and Wisconsin, including 28 hospitals. We're redefining the standard for care with world-class doctors and caregivers, innovative solutions, outstanding outcomes, and leading-edge research and clinical trials. Combined, Advocate and Aurora are recognized for clinical excellence in a variety of specialties. Advocate Aurora Health is one of the 10th largest not-for-profit, integrated health systems in the U.S. with nearly 3 million patients served at more than 500 sites of care in Illinois and Wisconsin, including 28 hospitals. We're redefining the standard for care with world-class doctors and caregivers, innovative solutions, outstanding outcomes, and leading-edge research and clinical trials. Combined, Advocate and Aurora are recognized for clinical excellence in a variety of specialties.

Keywords: Aurora Health Care, Lincoln , Medical Technologist - Aurora Medical Center Bay Area, Healthcare , Aurora, Nebraska

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