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Medical Technologist-(Reg or Non-Reg)

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Information About this Position

  • Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Benefits Eligible
  • 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
  • Core Lab
    Company and Job Overview

    Barnes-Jewish Hospital is the St. Louis region's top adult hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish Hospitals to become Missouri's largest hospital, it continues the traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to make our community as healthy as it can be.For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021, Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked. The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be designated as a Magnet-- hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been redesignated consistently since.Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than 1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are now common across the globe.Role PurposeThe Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) II performs specimen processing and routine / complex testing on blood and other specimens which requires a knowledge and understanding of quality control, basic instrument maintenance, and procedure methodologies and reference ranges. Maintains appropriate documentation of all activities as required. Demonstrates good clinical laboratory practiceResponsibilities
    • Operates all instrumentation in assigned areas to deliver precise, timely, and accurate laboratory results. Performs all testing and operation of equipment as necessary to deliver quality results.
    • Trains new laboratory personnel in methods, procedures and use of equipment and instruments specific to the assigned area.
    • Performs quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Assesses technical and or instrument problems, including quality control and abnormal findings, evaluate possible solutions and chooses an appropriate course of action to solve the problem.
    • Reports and maintains record of patient test results through the laboratory computer system accurately, meeting published turn around times for routine testing and stats.
    • Participates in performance improvement activities and initiatives by proactively diagnosing and resolving problems. Specific quality functions are handled in an organized and timely fashion.
    • Performs other Responsibilities as Assigned
    • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.Minimum Requirements
      • Bachelors Degree in Physical/Life Sciences or related field
      • ASCP, AMT, AAB or equivalent certification or the ability to obtain certification
        Preferred Qualifications

        • NoneBenefits StatementNote: not all benefits apply to all openings--- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options--- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan--- 401(k) plan--- Tuition Assistance--- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-----On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-----Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick timePension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health CenterLegal StatementThe above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Medical Technologist-(Reg or Non-Reg), Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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