Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician

Aurora Health Care - West Allis, WI (30+ days ago)3.7


How You'll Make a Difference:
Performs clinical laboratory testing of biological specimens in any/all specialty areas using manual or automated techniques. Uses independent judgment and cognitive skills to develop data, which may be used by the physician in determining the presence and extent of disease.

Performs, evaluates, and monitors laboratory tests as authorized within established protocols, selecting and performing additional procedures when indicated.

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 and documents quality control. Evaluates quality control results and takes corrective action when indicated.

Documents all appropriate information for quality assurance/improvement according to established protocol.

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 and technical assistance to medical laboratory technicians, phlebotomists, and support staff. Assists in the development of education and training protocols; instructs students, residents and new caregivers as assigned.

Assists in improving the quality and efficiency of laboratory procedures, policies, and processes. Ensures compliance with all accrediting agency standards.

Performs internal and external proficiency testing in the same manner as patient samples.

Supports change efforts within the organization and contributes to their successful implementation.

What it Will Take:
Licenses & Certifications

Medical Technologist (MT) certification issued by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), or

Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) certification issued by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP BOC) needs to be obtained within 1 year, or

Medical Technologist (MT) certification issued by the American Medical Technologists (AMT) needs to be obtained within 1 year.

Degrees

Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences, or

Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or related field.

OR

Medical Laboratory Technician with an Associate's degree

Required Functional Experience

No experience required

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Excellent 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.

Scheduled Hours:
14:30-23:00. Weekend and holiday rotation.

Department:
Wi Central Lab Core Lab

Location Address:
8901 W Lincoln Ave

West Allis, WI

53227-2409

Milwaukee

At Aurora Health Care:
We pride ourselves on taking care of our people. And not just our patients—we mean you, too. We help each other live well. When you work at Aurora, you get the chance to work with a dedicated team that’s as passionate about the work as you are. Here, you’ll find limitless opportunities for ongoing learning, career advancement, competitive compensation and a stable work environment. But more than that, you have the opportunity to change lives—including your own.

Diversity and inclusion matters at Aurora. We celebrate our differences and nurture an environment where everyone feels included. We know that when we reflect the communities we serve, when we embrace differences and bring our whole selves to work every day, we are working as one to build a healthier tomorrow for everyone. Aurora supports a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through criminal background checks and pre-employment drug testing. We maintain a smoke-free environment at all our locations. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Sign on bonus offered!!