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Laboratory testing is a vital diagnostic tool and one of the fastest growing fields in healthcare.  Multiple positions in the laboratory community are available across Michigan.  To review open positions, please click on careers.    

 

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Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Sturgis Hospital
Post Date: 10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: No description listed

Hospital Affiliation: STURGIS HOSPITAL

Qualifications: Phlebotomy experience required. Must have knowledge of medical terminology and laboratory testing. Excellent customer service and communication skills required. Computer skills and knowledge of Meditech necessary.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Pathology Assitant - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: South Bend Medical Foundation
Post Date: 10/28/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Pathologist Assistant

Description: The Pathologists’ Assistant (PA) position is responsible for gross dictation and gross examination of routine and complex surgical specimens, functioning independently under the supervision of a Pathologist. Describes, dissects, selects and submits appropriate tissue section for routine microscopic examination. Use of LIS systems for ordering tests. Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problems or immediately notify the appropriate department. Triage of tissue for tumor banking. Photography of specimens as needed. Assures accurate labeling of all specimens and corresponding cassettes. Ensure all safety, quality control and quality assurance standards are met. Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations. Assists with preparation, cutting and staining of frozen sections. Maintain a current procedure manual, revising as needed including appropriate documentation of review and approval. Maintains appropriate continuing education for certification and to increase basic knowledge. Adheres to lab policies and protocols.

Hospital Affiliation: THE MEDICAL FOUNDATION

Qualifications: Bachelor of Science or Master of Science degree with completion of a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) approved Pathologists’ Assistant training program and successful completion of the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) PA certification examination or registry eligible. Requires a high level of technical skill with a thorough knowledge of anatomic pathology. Requires ability to make medical observations with a high degree of accuracy.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Apply Now

(Full Time Evening)
Location: Sparrow Hospital
Post Date: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

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Description: Performs established laboratory procedures, maintains and operates instrumentation and evaluates, interprets and reports test results while meeting quality assurance parameters. Provides information and related services as needed in assigned areas of the laboratory department. Essential Duties: This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position. Performs routine and special clinical laboratory tests in assigned sections of the clinical laboratory, utilizing automated and non-automated equipment. Accepts responsibility as Acting Charge Clinical Scientist when requested. Assesses results with respect to controls, reviews results for accuracy, and communicates results of test performed to physicians and other authorized personnel. Communicates problems or matters of a scientific, technical and/or administrative nature both within the department and interdepartmentally. Analyzes and evaluates laboratory test results to determine inconsistent results and takes appropriate action. Maintains accurate records of tests conducted, results, data and patients tested including calculation of results from supplied data, obtained data and statistics for quality assurance. Assists with accreditation readiness activities. Maintains equipment in operational condition through making minor adjustments, performing scheduled maintenance, and troubleshooting major problems utilizing departmental resources and manufacturer’s telephone trouble lines. Provides instruction in basic theory, laboratory technique, instrumentation, and application of laboratory test procedures to medical residents, new scientists or technicians and students. Performs related duties such as obtaining blood specimens, processing specimens, and clerical activities. Assists supervisors in development of technical procedures and protocols. Maintains clean and efficient work area and replenishes supplies as necessary. Prioritizes workload to maximize efficiency while meeting patient and physician needs. Coordinates Point of Care Testing and/or physician office oversight as needed. Serves as a role model for consistent demonstration of Sparrow Health System’s Customer Service Behavioral Standards of Performance, by respecting the Privacy and Confidentiality of those we serve. Demonstrates knowledge and respects patient, service provider, organizational confidentiality and HIPAA Security procedures and protocols as defined under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Procedures. Follows established HIPAA privacy procedures when using and/or disclosing protected health information. Maintains and protects patients’ rights under the HIPAA Privacy Standards.

Hospital Affiliation: SPARROW HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: Nationally recognized certification or eligible (ASCP) as a MT(ASCP) or MLS (ASCP). Must be certified within 12 months of hire and recertify if/as required. Work Experience: Molecular experience. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Chemistry, Microbiology, Forensic Science or related and relevant field. Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Nationally recognized certification or eligible (ASCP) as a MT(ASCP), MLS (ASCP) or CLS (ASCP). Must be certified within 12 months of hire and recertify if/as required. If not MB (ASCP) certified; within 3 years from date of hire must be certified as a Molecular Biologist through the ASCP. Demonstrate knowledge of disease processes as related to patient conditions and pertinent laboratory testing performed. Demonstrate ability to perform simultaneous assays, calculations, interpret test results and generate accurate reports. A basic knowledge of accuracy, precision, normal range and correlation with existing methods including evaluation of clinical specimens for suitability for testing and presence of interfering substances. Possess a thorough understanding of the underlying scientific principles of laboratory testing. Sequencing experience. Preferred. Concepts in Molecular Biology (online): BLD 830, 2 credits and Clinical Applications of Molecular Biology (online): BLD 831, 2 credits, or equivalent. Preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Clinical Laboratory Scientist - Apply Now

(Full Time Evening)
Location: Sparrow Hospital
Post Date: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category:

Description: Performs established laboratory procedures, maintains and operates instrumentation and evaluates, interprets and reports test results while meeting quality assurance parameters. Provides information and related services as needed in assigned areas of the laboratory department. Essential Duties: This job description is intended to cover the minimum essential duties assigned on a regular basis. Caregivers may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned by their leader. Leadership has the right to alter or modify the duties of the position. Performs routine and special clinical laboratory tests in assigned sections of the clinical laboratory, utilizing automated and non-automated equipment. Accepts responsibility as Acting Charge Clinical Scientist when requested. Assesses results with respect to controls, reviews results for accuracy, and communicates results of test performed to physicians and other authorized personnel. Communicates problems or matters of a scientific, technical and/or administrative nature both within the department and interdepartmentally. Analyzes and evaluates laboratory test results to determine inconsistent results and takes appropriate action. Maintains accurate records of tests conducted, results, data and patients tested including calculation of results from supplied data, obtained data and statistics for quality assurance. Assists with accreditation readiness activities. Maintains equipment in operational condition through making minor adjustments, performing scheduled maintenance, and troubleshooting major problems utilizing departmental resources and manufacturer’s telephone trouble lines. Provides instruction in basic theory, laboratory technique, instrumentation, and application of laboratory test procedures to medical residents, new scientists or technicians and students. Performs related duties such as obtaining blood specimens, processing specimens, and clerical activities. Assists supervisors in development of technical procedures and protocols. Maintains clean and efficient work area and replenishes supplies as necessary. Prioritizes workload to maximize efficiency while meeting patient and physician needs. Coordinates Point of Care Testing and/or physician office oversight as needed. Serves as a role model for consistent demonstration of Sparrow Health System’s Customer Service Behavioral Standards of Performance, by respecting the Privacy and Confidentiality of those we serve. Demonstrates knowledge and respects patient, service provider, organizational confidentiality and HIPAA Security procedures and protocols as defined under the HIPAA Privacy and Security Procedures. Follows established HIPAA privacy procedures when using and/or disclosing protected health information. Maintains and protects patients’ rights under the HIPAA Privacy Standards.

Hospital Affiliation: SPARROW HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: General Requirements: Nationally recognized certification or eligible (ASCP) as a MT(ASCP), MLS (ASCP) or CLS (ASCP). Must be certified within 12 months of hire and recertify if/as required. Work Experience: None. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science. Specialized Knowledge and Skills: Demonstrate knowledge of disease processes as related to patient conditions and pertinent laboratory testing performed. Demonstrate ability to perform simultaneous assays, calculations, interpret test results and generate accurate reports. A basic knowledge of accuracy, precision, normal range and correlation with existing methods including evaluation of clinical specimens for suitability for testing and presence of interfering substances. Possess a thorough understanding of the underlying scientific principles of laboratory testing.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Sparrow Eaton Hospital
Post Date: 9/12/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: Collects specimens from patients and processes specimens (blood, urine, stool, tissues, etc) for testing, storage, or to be sent to outside labs in accordance with established procedures. Explains specimen collection procedures to patients and their families. Maintains required records and documentation. Performs follow-up on redraws, missing specimens, and incorrect tests. Assists in maintaining work areas; cleans equipment/instruments, restocks supplies, and orders supplies as necessary including specimen collection supplies for other departments. Performs miscellaneous clerical tasks in support of the department including, but not limited to, patient registration, answering phones, maintaining files, and faxing/mailing lab reports to physician offices as directed.

Hospital Affiliation: SPARROW HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: Minimum Requirements: High School Diploma or equivalent. Certification as a phlebotomist. Ability to stand for prolonged periods, lift up to 25 lbs. Written and computer skills, attention to detail, organization skills and the ability to adapt to multiple priorities. At least two years phlebotomy experience desired. Registration experience desired.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Lab Technician - Apply Now

(Per Diem)
Location: Lake Huron Medical Center
Post Date: 9/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Laboratory Technician

Description: Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) can perform waived, highly and moderately complex testing, as stated in CLIA (42 CFR 493.1489). Must possess a degree of skill commensurate with individual;s education, training or experience and technical abilities Each individual performing the above procedures must: 1) adhere to the laboratory's procedures for the collection, processing, analysis, and reporting of patient test results, 2) follow the laboratory's established quality control policies and procedures in documenting all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications, 3) be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and either correct the problem or immediately notify your immediate supervisor, Director, or Medical Director, 4) perform waived or highly and moderately complex laboratory procedures using both manual and automated methods in, Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Coagulation, Microbiology and Immunology, 5) perform and document maintenance daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed on instruments and equipment as appropriate, 6) review the accuracy of patient results prior to releasing or reporting, 7) recognize age specific differences in expected results for newborns to geriatrics, 8) ensure that the testing of proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples and that collaboration with other laboratories is prohibited prior to the reporting of proficiency testing results to the appropriate agencies, 9) may be required to perform venipuncture or capillary puncture on various age groups from newborn to geriatrics, 10) assist in the development and maintenance of laboratory policies and procedures, 11) adheres to all department and hospital policies and procedures related to safety, infection control, emergency preparedness, and human resources, 12) in the absence of a supervisor, may be assigned/identified as Lead Tech, having responsibility for the section or department during their shift, 13) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.

Hospital Affiliation: PRIME HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: Education and Work Experience ASCP certification, or equivalent, required within one year of employment. Associates Degree in chemical, physical, biological science, or completion of coursework in a program for MLT. 1 year of hospital laboratory work experience preferred, but not required. Current and Valid State License if the laboratory is located in a state where required.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist II - Apply Now

(Full Time Nights)
Location: ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital
Post Date: 9/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: The role of the medical technologist is an integral part for nearly every medical diagnosis and is increasingly in demand as the number of patients increase. The position is ideal for candidates that are in search of roles involving laboratory testing, analyzing results, leadership roles, and continued personal growth. A great position for those analytical thinkers that want to make a real difference in patients’ lives. As a medical lab scientist at ProMedica, you will play an important role in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of many diseases. Aided by advanced technology, you will perform and analyze critical lab tests. You will also confirm test results and help develop data that may be used by a physician to determine the presence, extent and cause of a disease. It is estimated that 70-80% of all medical decisions are made based on the results of laboratory tests. With increasing automation and the use of computer technologies, the work of medical lab scientists has become less hands-on and more analytical. Areas of specialization include biomedical research and development, assistive reproductive technology, organ transplantation, genetic testing, infection control, health information management and forensic testing.

Hospital Affiliation: PROMEDICA

Qualifications: MLT (ASCP) or MT (ASCP) or Bachelor's degree plus an appropriate categorical ASCP registry. Previous clinical experience. Must become registered within 6 months of hire. Tolerate exposure to disease bearing specimens, odorous chemicals, carcinogens, mutagens, low-level radiation, electrical hazards and flammable liquids. Ability to differentiate between colors. Ability to occasionally move, lift and/or carry light weight materials and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds up to 5% of the time. Ability to input and retrieve information from computer.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Non-Certified Phlebotomist - Apply Now

(Part Time)
Location: Lake Huron Medical Center
Post Date: 9/5/2019 12:00:00 AM

Category: Phlebotomist

Description: CPT I must meet the regulatory requirements of CA Codes (Business and Professions Code: 1246); (California Code of Regulations: 1034) to work in the clinical laboratory. The Certified Phlebotomy Technician I primarily performs skin puncture or venipuncture on patients of all ages for the purpose of obtaining a blood specimen for analysis in the clinical laboratory and is under the supervision of licensed person(s) identified under CCR 1034 or designee licensed or certified under chapter-3.The CPT-1; 1) performs computer data entry, filing, telephone communication and other clerical duties, 2) possesses adequate knowledge of the terminology of tests ordered in the laboratory, 3) demonstrates good communication skills and telephone etiquette in greeting patients and other visitors in a polite and friendly manner, 4) demonstrates proper phlebotomy technique and the use of equipment in collecting specimens from newborns to geriatric patients, 5) processes microbiology, immunology, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry and blood bank specimens, 6) processes specimens for referral to reference laboratories, 7) stocks and orders routine supplies, 8) maintains the cleanliness of storage areas, trays, centrifuges, refrigerators, freezers and work areas, 9) processes or load specimens on automated laboratory instrumentation in accordance with established policy and procedures, 10) May be assist to Pick up samples at hospital/ OR, assist lab specialty in sorting out samples for analysis and put away samples, assist pathology, inventory, replenish supplies, order supplies, mail pick up/ delivery, faxing, answering phone, product deliveries, etc. 11) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.

Hospital Affiliation: PRIME HEALTHCARE

Qualifications: Education and Work Experience. Current and valid state certification as a CPT I or CPT II required. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current. Minimum 1 year clinical laboratory experience preferred, but new graduate acceptable.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


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