Job Title

Scientific & Clinical Job Details

Medical Technologist

Job Code: #708
Job Type: Contract To Hire
Salary: $20.00 - $33.00/hour
Job Location: Chicago, IL
Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

Job Title:  Medical Technologist

Pay:  $21.00 - 26.00 +

Shift:  2nd or 3rd, every other weekend (additional shift differential)

Job Overview: Under general supervision, this position is responsible for component production, labeling, quarantining and moderate complexity testing.
  • Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations.
  • Is responsible for bringing compliance issues to the attention of management.
  • Assures quality customer service to all customers.
  • Performs moderate complexity testing (e.g. CMV testing, Hgb S testing and operation of a cell counter).
  • Prepares all blood components including centrifugation, separation, freezing, washing, thawing, storage, sterile docking, transformation, and filtration.
  • Assures product quality, volume, assay requirements, appearance, and time requirements.
  • Performs receipt of freshly drawn units and samples, and unpacks, evaluates, and routes samples for accessioning.
  • Performs labeling of routine and special components and quarantine of unacceptable components.
  • Assists with training.
  • Maintains accurate records and performs computer entry for component production.
  • Responsible for component record generation, analysis and reconciliation of reports.
  • Performs record review as assigned.
  • Assists with investigation of errors. Maintains equipment and work areas.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge/ Education High School graduate or GED required.
  • CLIA equivalent for moderate complexity testing required.
  • One year of experience working as a Medical Lab Technologist or Medical Technologist preferred.
  • Skills/Abilities Must be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Must be detail oriented and possess strong communication, organization, and analytical skills.
  • Must be able to maintain donor, patient and employee confidentiality.
  • Must possess basic keyboarding skills and the ability to handle and operate laboratory equipment.
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts and overtime when necessary.