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Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Post Date: 5/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: Under general supervision, performs routine and complex analytic procedures on blood and/or other body fluids or specimens, involving manual techniques or the use of laboratory instruments and information systems. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs routine and complex biological, chemical, cytological, hematological, histologic, immunological, microscopic, and/or bacteriological tests procedures on laboratory specimens, using manual or automated techniques and information systems, for the purpose of diagnosing, preventing, or treatment of disease. The Medical Technologist is qualified to perform all duties of the Medical Technologist job, and in a given job situation may or may not perform all of the duties; actual duties will pertain to the specific Medical Technologist position. Applies knowledge, training, and independent clinical judgment to take action and/or develop solutions. Collaborates with leadership staff to improve processes and resolve problems, including: Evaluating instrument performance and quality control results to ensure the accuracy and reliability of all analytic data prior to release; Correlating results with other lab data and/or disease states; Identification of technical, instrument, pharmacologic and/or physiologic causes of unexpected test results. Performs calibration, preventive maintenance, quality control, and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment, instruments and/or laboratory information systems. Following successful completion of competency testing may perform processing, testing, and reporting without direct supervision. Complies with established departmental and institutional policies and procedures, including compliance, quality assessment and improvement, safety, environmental, and infection control. Maintains confidentiality of patient information. Participates in various quality assessment and improvement activities including, proficiency testing, gathering data for quality assurance monitors, developing and adhering to safe work practices, participating in quality improvement committees, and successfully completes regular competency assessments. Maintains the laboratory and procedures in inspection ready condition. Communicates with internal and external customers, including nurses, physicians and other health care workers concerning laboratory results, procedures, technology, and related issues. Provides direction and guidance for questions and/or problems referred by medical laboratory technicians or other staff. Assists in the development and/or designing of new test procedures and/or methodologies. Participates in the evaluation, correlation, and introduction of new instruments or procedures. Helps validate new laboratory information system software. Prepares and maintains documentation as needed. Participates in the instruction (theory and practice) of laboratory science to students, residents and new employees. Attends, participates in, and presents department continuing education and in-service programs. May perform phlebotomy or other related duties as assigned or requested.

Hospital Affiliation: HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Completion of accredited Bachelor’s Degree program in medical technology, medical laboratory sciences, or clinical laboratory sciences. Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, or Biology may be considered if completed coursework aligns with the duties of the specific Medical Technologist position. Coursework completed outside of the US must be verified by a NACES approved credential evaluation service. Requires six months experience in a medical laboratory setting. Demonstrated technical proficiency and theoretical knowledge sufficient to perform laboratory functions are required. Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS’ Customer Service Policy and summarized below: Communication, Ownership, Understanding, Motivation, Sensitivity, Excellence, Teamwork, Respect. Must practice the customer skills as provided through on-going training and in-services. Must possess the following personal qualities: Be self-directed, Be flexible and committed to the team concept, Demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn, Be open to new learning experiences, Accepts and respects diversity without judgment, Demonstrates customer service values CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES: Certification at the technologist level from a nationally recognized agency, such as ASCP, NCA, ASM, AABB, ACS, or HEW is preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Regularly exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens, organs and tissues. Regular exposure to electrical equipment, chemicals, odors, changing temperatures, and frequent interruptions. May handle absentee replacement on short notice. May require prolonged standing, walking, and the ability to lift/carry up to 25 lbs. Vision Near Acuity: Ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less. Depth Perception: Ability to judge distance and space relationships. Accommodation: Ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus. Color Vision: Ability to distinguish and identify different colors necessary to perform job functions. REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Eye and face protection, gown, lab coat, apron, mask, non-sterile medical gloves and utility gloves as required by task or duties.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Lab Assistant - Apply Now

(Contingent )
Location: Henry Ford Medical Laboratories
Post Date: 4/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Under limited supervision, and according to established procedures, performs a variety of laboratory support procedures including specimen collection or phlebotomy, order entry, processing, point of care testing, and transport of laboratory specimens and materials. Performs blood sample collection at least 25% of scheduled hours. Interacts with patients, laboratory staff, and caregivers in a courteous and professional manner. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Prepares patient specimens for laboratory testing with particular emphasis on the pre-analytic and post-analytic processes. Enters patient demographic and test order information into lab information systems according to training protocols and in a timely manner. Maintains confidentiality of patient information. Handles routine inquiries from patients and staff. Performs blood sample collection or phlebotomy as a primary duty including 25% or more of scheduled hours. Must demonstrate competency, productivity, and compassion on a sustained basis with all patients presenting for service. Understands and follows HFHS Standards of Excellence to support a culture of exceptional customer service skills when interacting with patients, co-workers, and caregivers Reviews laboratory request forms for complete demographic and order entry information and resolves discrepancies as needed. Exercises care in specimen handling and order entry to protect the identify and integrity of samples. Following successful completion of competency assessment, may perform processing, testing, and reporting of selected CLIA waived tests without direct supervision. Complies with established departmental and institutional policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment and improvement programs, safety, environmental, and infection control standards. Helps ensure a safe work place. Reports any unsafe condition to supervisors. Assists in the training of employees and students. Attends and participates in department continuing education and in-service programs. WORKING CONDITIONS: Regularly exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens, organs and tissues. Occasional exposure to radiation hazards. Exposures to odorous and/or toxic chemicals and specimens. Must be capable of standing and walking for prolonged periods to perform work duties. Must be able to perform computer order entry in an accurate manner according to peer based performance standards of productivity.

Hospital Affiliation: HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED High school graduate or equivalent required. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills is required. A minimum of two years’ experience in phlebotomy is required. New employees must successfully complete competency evaluation and demonstrate safety and proficiency with all patient ages who are likely to present for service. For assignments requiring travel off-site, candidates must possess and maintain a valid Michigan motor vehicle license and reliable transportation with insurance. Experience in a hospital or clinic laboratory is preferred. Familiarity with medical terminology preferred. Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards, and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS Customer Service policy as summarized below: Communication Understanding Sensitivity Teamwork Ownership Motivation Excellence Respect Must practice the customer service skills as provided through ongoing training and in-services. Must possess the following personal qualities: Be self-directed; Be flexible and committed to the team concept; Demonstrate teamwork, initiative, and willingness to learn; Possess interpersonal skills and communication skills; Be willing to instruct others; and Be open to new learning experiences.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Lab Technician - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Henry Ford Medical Laboratories
Post Date: 4/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Laboratory Technician

Description: Under direct supervision by laboratory technologist, leader and/or supervisor, and according to defined protocols, performs select procedures on blood and/or other body fluids or specimens, involving manual techniques or the use of laboratory instruments and information systems. May perform phlebotomy as needed. PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs select chemical, cytologic, hematologic, histologic, immunologic, microscopic, morphologic, microbiologic, and/or specimen preparation procedures on blood and/or other bodily fluids or specimens, according to defined protocols, involving manual techniques or the use of a variety of laboratory instruments, including information systems. Applies knowledge, training and clinical experience to operate instruments and assess performance according to defined protocols and quality control checks. Prior to release of analytic data, recognizes and refers implausible results, equipment malfunctions, or special/unusual circumstances to laboratory technologist, leader, or supervisor. Within established parameters, standardizes, calibrates, performs preventive maintenance, quality control, and limited troubleshooting on laboratory equipment, instruments, or information systems. Complies with established departmental and institutional policies and procedures, including compliance, quality assessment and improvement, safety, environmental, and infection control. Maintains confidentiality of patient information. Participates in various quality assessment and improvement and regulatory agency activities in the department, including proficiency testing, gathering data for quality assurance monitors, developing and adhering to safe work practices, participating in quality improvement committees, and successfully completes regular competency assessments. According to established protocols, guidelines and policies, communicates with internal and external customers including nurses, physicians and other health care workers concerning lab results, procedures, technology, and related issues. Assists in gathering data for the evaluation, correlation and introduction of new instruments or procedures. Assists with validation of information systems. Demonstrates technical laboratory skills or systems to students, residents and new employees for select procedures. Attends and participates in department continuing education and in-service programs. May perform phlebotomy or other related duties as assigned or requested.

Hospital Affiliation: HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Completion of an Associate Degree Program in Medical Laboratory Technology or Laboratory Science required. (Note: Certain employees hired prior to 2005 do not fully meet these minimum requirements, but their qualifications have been grandfathered as acceptable.) Certification from a recognized national certifying agency (ASCP or NCA) required. Demonstrated technical proficiency and theoretical knowledge sufficient to perform laboratory functions. Vision: Near Acuity: Ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less. Depth Perception: Ability to judge distance and space relationships. Accommodation: Ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus. Colorvision: Ability to distinguish and identify different colors. Ability to communicate effectively with others. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED: Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS’ Customer Service Policy and summarized below: Communication, Ownership, Understanding, Motivation, Sensitivity, Excellence, Teamwork, Respect. Must practice the customer skills as provided through on-going training and in-services. Must possess the following personal qualities:Be self-directed, Be flexible and committed to the team concept, Demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn, Be open to new learning experiences, Accepts and respects diversity without judgment, Demonstrates customer service values. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Regularly exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens, organs, and tissues. Regular exposure to electrical equipment, chemicals, odors, changing temperatures, and frequent interruptions. May handle absentee replacement on short notice. May require prolonged standing walking, and the ability to lift/carry up to 25 pounds. REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Eye and face protection, gown, lab coat, apron, mask, non-sterile medical gloves, and utility gloves as required by task or duties.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Sr Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(Full Time Days)
Location: Henry Ford Medical Laboratories
Post Date: 4/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: Oversees laboratory operations in multiple technical disciplines on a regular basis with minimal supervisory interaction. Performs routine and complex analytic procedures on blood and/or other body fluids using laboratory instruments and information systems. Responsible for establishing and ensuring standard work across multiple technical disciplines or shifts with consistent quality and corrective and preventive action as needed. Provides input for performance appraisals and staff development. Frequently interacts with customers. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides technical and operational leadership across multiple technical disciplines, locations, and/or workstations with minimal supervisory interaction. May lead laboratory meetings and represent the laboratory team at meetings. Oversees and performs routine and complex chemical, cytologic, hematologic, histologic, microscopic, morphologic, immunologic and/or microbiologic procedures on laboratory specimens, using manual or automated techniques and information systems. The Leader- Sr. Medical Technologist is qualified to perform all duties of the Leader- Sr. Medical Technologist job, and in a given job situation may or may not perform all of the duties; actual duties will pertain to the specific Leader- Sr. Medical Technologist position. Applies knowledge, training, and independent clinical judgment to take action and/or develop solutions. Collaborates with leadership staff to improve processes and resolve problems, including: a) Responsible for establishing and ensuring standard work with consistent quality and corrective and preventive action as needed. b) Evaluating instrument performance and quality control results to ensure the accuracy and reliability of all analytic data prior to release; c) Correlating results with other lab data and/or disease states; d) Identification of technical, instrument, pharmacologic and/or physiologic causes of unexpected test results. Performs calibration, preventive maintenance, and troubleshooting of technical equipment in multiple workstations. Following successful completion of competency assessment may perform specimen processing, testing, and reporting without direct supervision. Assists in the correction of technical problems and serves as a technical resource redirecting the workflow or assignments as necessary to ensure proper coverage and service standards. May prepare staffing schedules. Teaches and ensures compliance with established divisional, departmental, and institutional policies and procedures, including compliance, quality assessment and improvement, safety, environmental, and infection control. Maintains confidentiality of patient information. Oversees the applications of quality assessment, regulatory, and accrediting requirements. Oversees proficiency testing, quality control, and competency assessment of technical staff. Maintains the laboratory and all documentation in inspection ready status. Communicates with internal and external customers, including nurses, physicians, and other healthcare workers concerning laboratory results, procedures, technology, and related issues. Provides direction, guidance and follow-up for questions and problems referred by the laboratory staff concerning unusual or discrepant results. Communicates with laboratory leadership and vendors as needed to resolve problems and institute improvements. Helps with the evaluation and development of new methods and procedures under the direction of the laboratory supervisor. Evaluates test kits, controls, standards, and changes to work practices. Participates in the correlation checks and employee training necessary for the introduction of new instruments and/or procedures. May perform statistical analysis and draft new procedures. Coordinates cross-training staff across multiple technical disciplines or workstations. Participates in the instruction (theory and practice) of laboratory science to students, residents and new employees. Attends, participates in, and presents departmental continuing education and in-service programs. Provides input for the preparation of performance appraisals and corrective actions as requested. Oversees laboratory operations on a regular basis. Maintains an effective relationship with staff to observe performance, technical competency, and to teach and correct as needed. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Hospital Affiliation: HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Completion of accredited Bachelor’s Degree program in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, Medical Technology, or Clinical Laboratory Science. Requires 5 years of experience with progressive responsibility in a clinical laboratory setting. Demonstrated technical proficiency and theoretical knowledge sufficient to perform laboratory functions are required. Vision a. Near Acuity: Ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less. b. Depth Perception: Ability to judge distance and space relationships. c. Accommodation: Ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus. d. Color Vision: Ability to distinguish and identify different colors necessary to perform job functions. CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES REQUIRED: Certification at the technologist level from a nationally recognized agency, such as ASCP, NCA, ASM, AABB, ACS, or HEW is preferred. Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS’ Customer Service Policy and summarized below: Communication Ownership Understanding Motivation Sensitivity Excellence Teamwork Respect Must practice the customer skills as provided through on-going training and in-services. Must possess the following personal qualities: Be self-directed Be flexible and committed to the team concept Demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn Be open to new learning experiences Accepts and respects diversity without judgment Demonstrates customer service values PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Regularly exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens, organs and tissues. Regular exposure to electrical equipment, chemicals, odors, changing temperatures, and frequent interruptions. May handle absentee replacement on short notice. May require prolonged standing, walking, and the ability to lift/carry up to 25 lbs. REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Eye and face protection, gown, lab coat, apron, mask, non-sterile medical gloves and utility gloves as required by task or duties

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Henry Ford Medical Laboratories
Post Date: 4/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: Under general supervision, performs routine and complex analytic procedures on blood and/or other body fluids or specimens, involving manual techniques or the use of laboratory instruments and information systems. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs routine and complex biological, chemical, cytological, hematological, histologic, immunological, microscopic, and/or bacteriological tests procedures on laboratory specimens, using manual or automated techniques and information systems, for the purpose of diagnosing, preventing, or treatment of disease. The Medical Technologist is qualified to perform all duties of the Medical Technologist job, and in a given job situation may or may not perform all of the duties; actual duties will pertain to the specific Medical Technologist position. Applies knowledge, training, and independent clinical judgment to take action and/or develop solutions. Collaborates with leadership staff to improve processes and resolve problems, including: Evaluating instrument performance and quality control results to ensure the accuracy and reliability of all analytic data prior to release; Correlating results with other lab data and/or disease states; Identification of technical, instrument, pharmacologic and/or physiologic causes of unexpected test results. Performs calibration, preventive maintenance, quality control, and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment, instruments and/or laboratory information systems. Following successful completion of competency testing may perform processing, testing, and reporting without direct supervision. Complies with established departmental and institutional policies and procedures, including compliance, quality assessment and improvement, safety, environmental, and infection control. Maintains confidentiality of patient information. Participates in various quality assessment and improvement activities including, proficiency testing, gathering data for quality assurance monitors, developing and adhering to safe work practices, participating in quality improvement committees, and successfully completes regular competency assessments. Maintains the laboratory and procedures in inspection ready condition. Communicates with internal and external customers, including nurses, physicians and other health care workers concerning laboratory results, procedures, technology, and related issues. Provides direction and guidance for questions and/or problems referred by medical laboratory technicians or other staff. Assists in the development and/or designing of new test procedures and/or methodologies. Participates in the evaluation, correlation, and introduction of new instruments or procedures. Helps validate new laboratory information system software. Prepares and maintains documentation as needed. Participates in the instruction (theory and practice) of laboratory science to students, residents and new employees. Attends, participates in, and presents department continuing education and in-service programs. May perform phlebotomy or other related duties as assigned or requested.

Hospital Affiliation: HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Completion of accredited Bachelor’s Degree program in medical technology, medical laboratory sciences, or clinical laboratory sciences. Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, or Biology may be considered if completed coursework aligns with the duties of the specific Medical Technologist position. Coursework completed outside of the US must be verified by a NACES approved credential evaluation service. Requires six months experience in a medical laboratory setting. Demonstrated technical proficiency and theoretical knowledge sufficient to perform laboratory functions are required. Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS’ Customer Service Policy and summarized below: Communication, Ownership, Understanding, Motivation, Sensitivity, Excellence, Teamwork, Respect. Must practice the customer skills as provided through on-going training and in-services. Must possess the following personal qualities: Be self-directed, Be flexible and committed to the team concept, Demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn, Be open to new learning experiences, Accepts and respects diversity without judgment, Demonstrates customer service values CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES: Certification at the technologist level from a nationally recognized agency, such as ASCP, NCA, ASM, AABB, ACS, or HEW is preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Regularly exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens, organs and tissues. Regular exposure to electrical equipment, chemicals, odors, changing temperatures, and frequent interruptions. May handle absentee replacement on short notice. May require prolonged standing, walking, and the ability to lift/carry up to 25 lbs. Vision Near Acuity: Ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less. Depth Perception: Ability to judge distance and space relationships. Accommodation: Ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus. Color Vision: Ability to distinguish and identify different colors necessary to perform job functions. REQUIRED EQUIPMENT Eye and face protection, gown, lab coat, apron, mask, non-sterile medical gloves and utility gloves as required by task or duties.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital
Post Date: 4/16/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: Under general supervision, performs routine and complex analytic procedures on blood and/or other body fluids or specimens, involving manual techniques or the use of laboratory instruments and information systems. PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs routine and complex biological, chemical, cytological, hematological, histologic, immunological, microscopic, and/or bacteriological tests procedures on laboratory specimens, using manual or automated techniques and information systems, for the purpose of diagnosing, preventing, or treatment of disease. The Medical Technologist is qualified to perform all duties of the Medical Technologist job, and in a given job situation may or may not perform all of the duties; actual duties will pertain to the specific Medical Technologist position. Applies knowledge, training, and independent clinical judgment to take action and/or develop solutions. Collaborates with leadership staff to improve processes and resolve problems, including: Evaluating instrument performance and quality control results to ensure the accuracy and reliability of all analytic data prior to release; Correlating results with other lab data and/or disease states; Identification of technical, instrument, pharmacologic and/or physiologic causes of unexpected test results. Performs calibration, preventive maintenance, quality control, and troubleshooting of laboratory equipment, instruments and/or laboratory information systems. Following successful completion of competency testing may perform processing, testing, and reporting without direct supervision. Complies with established departmental and institutional policies and procedures, including compliance, quality assessment and improvement, safety, environmental, and infection control. Maintains confidentiality of patient information. Participates in various quality assessment and improvement activities including, proficiency testing, gathering data for quality assurance monitors, developing and adhering to safe work practices, participating in quality improvement committees, and successfully completes regular competency assessments. Maintains the laboratory and procedures in inspection ready condition. Communicates with internal and external customers, including nurses, physicians and other health care workers concerning laboratory results, procedures, technology, and related issues. Provides direction and guidance for questions and/or problems referred by medical laboratory technicians or other staff. Assists in the development and/or designing of new test procedures and/or methodologies. Participates in the evaluation, correlation, and introduction of new instruments or procedures. Helps validate new laboratory information system software. Prepares and maintains documentation as needed. Participates in the instruction (theory and practice) of laboratory science to students, residents and new employees. Attends, participates in, and presents department continuing education and in-service programs. May perform phlebotomy or other related duties as assigned or requested.

Hospital Affiliation: HENRY FORD HEALTH PLAN

Qualifications: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: Completion of accredited Bachelor’s Degree program in medical technology, medical laboratory sciences, or clinical laboratory sciences. Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Microbiology, or Biology may be considered if completed coursework aligns with the duties of the specific Medical Technologist position. Coursework completed outside of the US must be verified by a NACES approved credential evaluation service. Requires six months experience in a medical laboratory setting. Demonstrated technical proficiency and theoretical knowledge sufficient to perform laboratory functions are required. Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS’ Customer Service Policy and summarized below: Communication, Ownership, Understanding, Motivation, Sensitivity, Excellence, Teamwork, Respect. Must practice the customer skills as provided through on-going training and in-services. Must possess the following personal qualities: Be self-directed, Be flexible and committed to the team concept, Demonstrate teamwork, initiative and willingness to learn, Be open to new learning experiences, Accepts and respects diversity without judgment, Demonstrates customer service values CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURES: Certification at the technologist level from a nationally recognized agency, such as ASCP, NCA, ASM, AABB, ACS, or HEW is preferred. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS: Regularly exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens, organs and tissues. Regular exposure to electrical equipment, chemicals, odors, changing temperatures, and frequent interruptions. May handle absentee replacement on short notice. May require prolonged standing, walking, and the ability to lift/carry up to 25 lbs. Vision Near Acuity: Ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less. Depth Perception: Ability to judge distance and space relationships. Accommodation: Ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus. Color Vision: Ability to distinguish and identify different colors necessary to perform job functions. REQUIRED EQUIPMENT: Eye and face protection, gown, lab coat, apron, mask, non-sterile medical gloves and utility gloves as required by task or duties.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Cytotechnologist - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: UP Health System Marquette
Post Date: 4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Cytotechnologist

Description: Responsible for screening and reporting of negative gynecological cytology cases. Performs procedures and protocols in Cytology, Histology, and Pathology. Performs screening of gynecological and non-gynecological specimens, reports any negative gynecological specimens, and refers any non-gynecological and abnormal gynecological specimens to the pathologist. Performs required quality control for procedures and necessary quality assurance. Prepares stains and solutions used in processing specimens/ slides. Correctly operates and performs necessary maintenance on cytology equipment.

Hospital Affiliation: DUKE LIFEPOINT

Qualifications: Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree required. *Years of relevant experience may be substituted for required education. Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Certifications: ASCP or equivalent registry required. Licenses: Valid driver license required.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Laboratory Assistant - Apply Now

(PRN)
Location: UP Health System Marquette
Post Date: 4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Performs technical and clerical functions in one or more sections of the laboratory. Assists with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens. Communicates test results to appropriate healthcare providers. Maintains adequate stock of supplies. Maintains work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner. Performs clerical duties including answering phones, data entry, and filing. Performs phlebotomy both on and offsite. Performs EKG's on patients when required.

Hospital Affiliation: DUKE LIFEPOINT

Qualifications: Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required *Years of relevant experience may be substituted for required education. Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Licenses: Valid driver license required. Certifications: ASCP or equivalent registry preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Laboratory Assistant - Apply Now

(Full Time)
Location: UP Health System Marquette
Post Date: 4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Performs technical and clerical functions in one or more sections of the laboratory. Assists with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens. Communicates test results to appropriate healthcare providers. Maintains adequate stock of supplies. Maintains work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner. Performs clerical duties including answering phones, data entry, and filing. Performs phlebotomy both on and offsite. Performs EKG's on patients when required.

Hospital Affiliation: DUKE LIFEPOINT

Qualifications: Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required *Years of relevant experience may be substituted for required education. Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Licenses: Valid driver license required. Certifications: ASCP or equivalent registry preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Lab Assistant - Apply Now

(Contingent)
Location: Henry Ford Allegiance Health
Post Date: 4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Under regular supervision, and according to established procedures, performs a variety of routine laboratory support procedures including collecting, processing, order entry, and transport of laboratory specimens and materials. Interacts with patients, laboratory staff, and caregivers in a courteous and professional manner.

Hospital Affiliation: HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent required. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills is required. For positions requiring phlebotomy, a minimum of two months training and experience in phlebotomy is required. Training and experience can be obtained in a formal program or in a volunteer program under the oversight of an experienced phlebotomist who supplies a reference. Experience in a hospital or clinic laboratory is preferred. Familiarity with medical terminology preferred. For assignments requiring travel off-site, candidates must possess and maintain a valid Michigan motor vehicle license and reliable transportation with insurance.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Lab Assistant - Apply Now

(Part Time Afternoons)
Location: Henry Ford Allegiance Health
Post Date: 4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Under limited supervision and according to established procedures, performs a variety of laboratory support procedures including specimen collection or phlebotomy, order entry, processing, point of care testing, and transport of laboratory specimens and materials. Performs blood sample collection at least 25% of scheduled hours. Interacts with patients, laboratory staff, and caregivers in a courteous and professional manner.

Hospital Affiliation: HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school graduate or equivalent required. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills is required. A minimum of two years experience in phlebotomy is required. New employees must successfully complete competency evaluation and demonstrate safety and proficiency with all patient ages who are likely to present for service. For assignments requiring travel off-site, candidates must possess and maintain a valid Michigan motor vehicle license and reliable transportation with insurance. Experience in a hospital or clinic laboratory is preferred. Familiarity with medical terminology preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Lab Assistant/Phlebotomy - Apply Now

(Contingent)
Location: Henry Ford Allegiance Health
Post Date: 4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Laboratory Assistant

Description: Under limited supervision and according to established procedures, performs a variety of laboratory support procedures including specimen collection or phlebotomy, order entry, processing, point of care testing, and transport of laboratory specimens and materials. Performs blood sample collection at least 25% of scheduled hours. Interacts with patients, laboratory staff, and caregivers in a courteous and professional manner.

Hospital Affiliation: HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM

Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalent required. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills is required. A minimum of two years experience in phlebotomy is required. New employees must successfully complete competency evaluation and demonstrate safety and proficiency with all patient ages who are likely to present for service. For assignments requiring travel off-site, candidates must possess and maintain a valid Michigan motor vehicle license and reliable transportation with insurance. Experience in a hospital or clinic laboratory is preferred. Familiarity with medical terminology preferred.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Medical Technologist - Apply Now

(PRN)
Location: UP Health System Marquette
Post Date: 4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: Performs routine laboratory tests in various sections of the laboratory. Performs common testing procedures and reports test results. Performs instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. Performs quality control testing. Maintains supplies needed for performance of tests.

Hospital Affiliation: DUKE LIFEPOINT

Qualifications: Minimum Education: Associate's degree required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Required Skills: Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Licenses: Valid driver license required. Certifications: Basic Life Support Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) required. ASCP or equivalent registry required

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


Laboratory Technologist - Apply Now

(Casual - Hours vary)
Location: Eaton Rapids Community Hospital
Post Date: 4/15/2020 12:00:00 AM

Category: Medical Technologist

Description: Patient/Visitor Service: a.) Understands and demonstrates age specific treatment of patients during performance of procedures and communication. b.) Respects patient rights (privacy, dignity, confidentiality); complies with HIPAA regulations; ensures accurate patient identity by requiring two patient identifiers, establishing patient ID and labeling specimens in front of the patient. c.)Demonstrates respect and courtesy when communicating and assisting patients/visitors; behaves in a professional manner. d.) Performs patient care in an accurate and timely manner; outpatient wait times are kept to a minimum; testing is reported within acceptable time frames; specimen labeling policies are followed. e.) Maintains accuracy of patient records; files requisitions and reports correctly; obtains clarification of incomplete orders per policy; reviews records for accuracy and missed tests. Productivity/Quality: a.) Shows attention to detail, accuracy, and thoroughness; follows through on projects initials and dates per protocol; testing is performed in accordance with established policy and procedure. b.)Demonstrates attention to resource consumption; works efficiently and cost effectively; reports potential outdating and low inventory items in a timely manner; maintains equipment. c.) Prioritizes and completes work assignments within allotted time; work is not left for next shift; follows through with work and resolution of problems. d.)Maintains quality standards defined within job functions and departmental quality initiatives; questionable results are not released until adequate resolution is obtained. e.) Quality control testing is performed and recorded per policy and procedure; results are not released until QC results are within acceptable range; remedial documentation is performed and recorded in a timely manner. Dependability/Reliability: a.) Complies with the Code of Ethical Behavior; hospital and departmental policies. b.) Complies with scheduled work hours; avoids tardiness, call-ins and overtime. c.)Complies with personal dress/grooming requirements; presents a professional appearance. d.)Works independently without supervision; ability to make decisions and demonstrates good judgment. e.) Analyzers, supplies, documentation is maintained to assure accuracy of testing and preparedness for patient care or emergency. Communication Skills: a.)Communicates in a clear, efficient and effective manner; SBAR type communication is used. b.)Follows established lines of communication; initials and dates memos; takes accurate messages; manager is notified of issues in a timely manner. c.)Follows established confidentiality procedures (verbal, written, and electronic). d.)Critical Value results are reported and notification made within acceptable time frame in accordance with procedure. e.)Reads email and performs Hand-Off communication when coming on duty; email is checked periodically and when going off duty. Teamwork/Collaboration: a.)Works in a cooperative and helpful manner; assistance is unsolicited and prompt to assure timely patient care and laboratory services. b.)Adapts to the changing work environment; does not complain to others; concerns are expressed in a constructive manner to laboratory administration. c.)Contributes to departmental success (suggestions, committees, projects, etc); makes suggestions for improvement in departmental services or processes. d.)Works to help others when workload shifts or patient care may be impacted to prevent delays. e.)Assists with orientation and training of staff and students. Self Development: a.)Demonstrates a continuous learning approach to work; educational opportunities are completed within the allotted time frame. b.)Participates in organizational and departmental meetings. c.)Seeks and shares expertise on best practices. d.)Develops knowledge and skills through cross-training; rotates though all sections of department. e.)Takes responsibility for own actions; does not blame others; patient care is primary focus.

Hospital Affiliation: EATON RAPIDS MEDICAL CENTER

Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree and/or ASCP registry or equivalent. Completion of formal training from accredited school of clinical laboratory medicine. Must meet CAP Gen.53625 Technical Consultant or GEN.53600 General Supervisor qualifications. Minimum of one year experience comparable to those performed in this laboratory. Must have BLS upon hire and maintain throughout employment.

Salary & Benefits: Competitive Salary & Benefits


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Phone: 800-445-4979 or 313-271-3692
TTY/TDD: 313-294-5958
Fax: 313-441-1668
Email: info@jvhl.org

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