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Medical Tech

Aurora Healthcare
Aurora IL
Job Type: Full Time
Posting Date: 2/20/2021

Microbiology experience required Position Requirements: Bachelor degree and graduation from a Medical Technology/MLS program approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or an equivalent program, or documented equivalent education and training. Previous experience with laboratory equipment and methodologies (preferably those related to areas of responsibility). Basic computer literacy. MLS(ASCP), MT(ASCP), MT(AMT) with baccalaureate degree. ASCP Board of Certification (BOC)categorical certification (BB, C, CT, H, HTL, I, M) or a baccalaureate degree where categorical certification in specialty area is not available. Hazardous chemical exposure and contact with infectious biological specimens and sharps are experienced on a daily basis. May be exposed to chemicals. Ability to work in a high stress, fast paced environment with established time constraints. May be required to work weekends, holidays, and well as alternative shifts and locations on a rotational basis based on business needs. Ability to travel as needed. Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time. Must be able to multi~task. Use of keyboard and microscope extensively may be required, dependent upon job and shift assignment. Ability to lift (medium ~~ up to 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and/ or 10~25 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly) (Lift Test Required)Purpose: Under general supervision, performs diagnostic testing and related responsibilities. Demonstrates understanding of scientific theories and techniques of procedures performed. Accountabilities: Participates in development and education. Assists with the maintenance and development of department policies and procedures. Maintains adequate inventory of supplies as required by the department. Performs waived, moderately and/or highly complex analyses with accuracy and precision, understanding basic and complex principles of methodology. Correlates various clinical laboratory test results, applies these results to clinical conditions and recognizes accepted normal ranges. Performs monitors and evaluates quality control, applies the principles of quality control when reporting tests. Identification and resolution of technical problems related to laboratory methodology, instrumentation and procedures under the direction of the Section Supervisor