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Medical Technologist

Company: Corewell Health
Location: Wayne
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

As the largest not-for-profit health care system serving Michigan, we offer a world of opportunity within our expansive system. We have more nationally ranked hospitals than any other health system in the state, including six that are Magnet -recognized. In total, Corewell Health has eight hospitals and 155 outpatient sites that provide diverse practice settings located in communities throughout southeastern Michigan and the greater Detroit metropolitan area.This is a full-time midnight position at the Wayne CampusGENERAL SUMMARY: Under general direction, performs and reports routine or select clinical laboratory tests and procedures in one or more sections of the laboratory.ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Under supervision, performs select chemical, hematologic microscopic, morphologic, immunologic, and/or microbiologic procedures involving manual procedures or the use of complex laboratory instruments.
  • Uses training and clinical judgment to evaluate instrument performance and quality control results to determine the accuracy and reliability of analytic data before it is released; recognizes and refers implausible results or special/unusual circumstances to medical technologist or supervisor.
  • Standardizes, calibrates, operates, performs preventive maintenance and limited troubleshooting on select laboratory equipment or instruments within established parameters.
  • Assists in gathering data for the evaluation, correlation, and introduction of new instrument or procedures.
  • Participates in the training of students, residents, and new employees in the performance of select routine procedures; attends/ participates in department continuing education and in-service programs.
  • Participates in various quality assurance and regulatory agency activities in the department including the gathering of data for quality assurance monitors; developing and adherence to safe work practices; TQM/CQI committees, etc.
  • Participates in:
  • Q.I./process improvements, data collection, QC documentation, and/or CAP surveys as applicable to the assigned department.
  • Staff activities of a High Reliability Organization (HRO)
  • Friend-at-Work program and assists in training new hires as applicable/assigned
  • Staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned
  • Cost effectiveness: Efficient use of time in completing tasks accurately and timely. Mindful of appropriate use of laboratory funds through purchase requests and the observance of wasteful use of supplies
  • Performs other miscellaneous duties as assigned, including inventory control reagent prep, specimen processing / distribution / storage tasks, etc. This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described. BENEFITS STATEMENT:Corewell Health offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.
    • NEW On-demand pay program - powered by Payactiv
    • Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
    • Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services
    • Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans
    • Relocation assistance
    • Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insurance STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Education / Training :
      • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university with 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) in biology including one semester in microbiology and 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) in chemistry including one semester in organic or biochemistry, which may be obtained within, or in addition to, the baccalaureate degree. Completion of a clinical laboratory approved or accredited program by NAACLS or at least three months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.
      • Clinical internship proof of completion (e.g., NAACLS accredited program - hospital-based or university-based)Certificate of completion (hospital-based)"Clinical Practicum" designation on transcript (university-based)
        • Official ASCP BOC approval (e-mail letter) confirming eligibility to take the certification exam. Work Experience :
          • Completion of a NAACLS accredited clinical internship or equivalent experience/training as required by the ASCP Board of Certification or other acceptable certifying agency/work experience approved by Lab Administration. Certification, Licensure, Registration : Department policy requires U.S. certification, U.S. certification eligibility , or certification assessment by one of the following agencies:
            • ASCP Medical Laboratory Scientist - MLS(ASCP) Effective October 23, 2009 (see Notes below)
            • ASCP Medical Technologist - MT(ASCP) Prior to October, 2009
            • ASCP International Medical Laboratory Scientist - MLS(ASCPi) Effective January 1, 2015. Note the superscript "i".
            • ASCP Technologist (categorical) certification - BB(ASCP), C(ASCP), H(ASCP), I(ASCP), M(ASCP) or MB(ASCP)
            • AMT Medical Technologist - MT(AMT) After 2010
            • Additional acceptable certification eligibility can be reviewed with Human Resources & the department WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical Effort :
              • Requires considerable walking and standing. Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category. Primary LocationSITE - Wayne Hospital - 33155 Annapolis - WayneDepartment NameLab - Anatomic Clinical Path - CH East - South - WayneEmployment TypeFull timeShiftNight (United States of America)Weekly Scheduled Hours40Hours of Work11p-730aDays Worked5Weekend FrequencyEvery other weekend CURRENT COREWELL HEALTH TEAM MEMBERS - Please apply through Find Jobs from your Workday team member account. This career site is for Non-Corewell Health team members only. Corewell Health is committed to providing a safe environment for our team members, patients, visitors, and community. We require a drug-free workplace and require team members to comply with the MMR, Varicella, Tdap, and Influenza vaccine requirement if in an on-site or hybrid workplace category. We are committed to supporting prospective team members who require reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process, to perform the essential functions of a job, or to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment due to a disability, pregnancy, or sincerely held religious belief. Corewell Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category. An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team. You may request assistance in completing the application process by calling .

Keywords: Corewell Health, Detroit , Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Wayne, Michigan

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