Rush University Medical Center  Medical Technologist 1 in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Medical Technologist 1

Department: RML Chemistry Admin

Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Regular FT (72 to 80 hours per pay period)

Specialty:

Job Number: 2019-0061

Job Description:

Are you interested in joining a leading health care organization?

We are seeking an experienced, self-directed and highly motivated Medical Technologist 1 to join our Laboratory Core Lab team at Rush University Medical Center!

1st Shift

Position Highlights:

  • The Medical Technologist 1 utilizes the latest advancements in technology and instrumentation to deliver healthcare providers with timely and accurate results.

  • The RUMC Core Laboratory is a teaching facility, as such, this position aids in the educational development of Medical Laboratory Science students and Pathology residents.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Performs required QC procedures and preventive maintenance, including corrective action and documentation, for all procedures and instrumentation.

  • Suggests new ideas and approaches in the workplace.

  • Meets turnaround time expectations by prioritizing and organizing daily workload 90% of the time.

  • Reports accurate results.

  • Acts as "tech-in-charge" for specified periods of time by solving moderately complex problems and overseeing basic as well as moderately complex, laboratory operations. Refers highly complex issues to appropriate personnel.

  • Reviews appropriate computer generated reports at the appropriate time.

Position Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science and/or relevant science required.

  • ASCP Certification or eligible required

  • Current knowledge of medical and laboratory terminology strongly preferred.

  • Two or more years of laboratory bench experience is strongly preferred.

Company Highlights:

  • Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

  • Rush's 14-story medical hospital building, the Tower, is the cornerstone of the Rush campus transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy - an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.

  • Pre-eminent academic medical center, acute care hospital w/ 676 licensed beds

  • RUMC offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits & the professional advantages of an environment that supports your development & recognizes your achievements.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.