Medical Technologist 1 - Blood Bank - Full-Time, Nights - Ascension St John Hospital, Detroit, MI - Four 10-hour shifts, 9:00pm-7:30am with 1 winter and 1 summer holiday shift. - SIGN-ON BONUS OF $7,000
As an Associate with Ascension Michigan: Michigan physicians and associates have embraced changing times and growing communities to provide quality healthcare for our patients since 1844. We work in collaboration to provide compassionate, personalized care for all, especially those who need it most. We are the largest healthcare non-profit in the country. We are faith based - called to be the expression of God’s healing love in the world. Ascension Michigan is comprised of 6 hospitals systems - coming together as one and uniting under the same mission. If you’re looking for a career where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.
What You Will Do
As an associate with Ascension St. John, you will have the opportunity to perform laboratory testing of patient specimens in one or more sections of the laboratory.
Performs diagnostic/analytic testing of specimens. Interprets, documents and reports test results.
Performs quality control testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting.
Verifies analytic accuracy, precision, sensitivity and references ranges for test methods.
Serves as a resource to staff as needed.
Participates in orientation, education, and training of other laboratory and SJPHS personnel, residents, students, and consumers.
Maintains knowledge of current trends and technical advances in laboratory operations, including attendance at inter/intra laboratory meetings and in-services.
Assists with development and revisions of laboratory policies and procedures, data collection, or special projects as assigned.
What You Will Need
One or more of the following:
One of the following is required: certification or certification eligible at hire and certified within one year of hire/transfer date as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) or certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC). Certification or certification eligible at hire and certified within one year of transfer/hire as a Medical Technologist in a single lab discipline by the ASCP-BOC is acceptable for positions within that lab discipline. Canadian Medical Laboratory Technologist certification by CSLT/CLMLS is also acceptable.
Bachelor's Level Degree
Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours of chemistry (with one semester in organic or biochemistry), one semester of mathematics or post-secondary diploma (Canadian applicants) required Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science program, or three years of acceptable clinical laboratory experience under the pathologist, in lieu of an accredited program, is required
One year of clinical laboratory experience as an ASCP certified scientist preferred. Must meet education/experience requirements as outlined by ASCP-BOC.
Internal Number: 303726
Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension’s Healthcare Division operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 151 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 21 states and the District of Columbia.