Supports the delivery of patient care by performing laboratory testing that is utilized in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. This includes waived, moderate and high complexity testing.
Performs all laboratory testing, including the pre-examination phase in accordance with standard operating procedures and accreditation guidelines to support the delivery of patient care.
Conducts and documents established quality control procedures on analytical tests, equipment, reagents, media, and products; evaluates the results of quality control testing and implements corrective action according to established protocols to ensure the accuracy and quality of patient testing.
Participates in the validation of laboratory methods and procedures to meet the changing health care needs of our patients. Recognizes and documents problems that may adversely affect test performance or the reporting of test results. Identifies, implements and documents appropriate corrective action or notifies the technical specialist, shift supervisor or manager.
Performs routine maintenance functions to ensure the proper operation of the laboratory equipment.
Participates in the laboratory’s proficiency testing program ensuring that these samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.
Required: Bachelors Degree
Specify Degree(s): Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Science, Biology, or Chemistry
Preferred: 1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Managerial Experience: N/A
Internal Number: 00095564
About Loyola University Medical Center
Loyola Medicine offers integrated academic medicine, advanced technology and expert clinicians who are leaders in their fields.
Based 10 miles west of Chicago, Loyola Medicine is a nationally recognized leader in providing healthcare and in conducting research in heart disease, cancer, bone marrow transplant, organ transplantation, orthopaedic treatments and neurological disorders.
Loyola Medicine is comprised of the 61-acre Loyola University Medical Center campus in Maywood, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital in Melrose Park, MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn and convenient locations offering primary and specialty care services throughout Cook, Will and DuPage counties.
The LUMC campus is also home to renowned centers of excellence, including:
• Cardinal Bernardin Cancer Center
• Center for Heart & Vascular Medicine
• Level I Trauma Center
• Burn Center
• Loyola Outpatient Center
Loyola is accredited by The Joint Commission. Since 2009, LUMC and Loyola health centers have held Magnet designation for excellence in nursing and patient care.
Loyola Medicine offers rewarding healthcare careers in nursing, pharmacy, nutrition, physical therapy, administration and many other ancillary ...and support service fields. Learn more at LoyolaMedicine.org, GottliebHospital.org and MacNealHospital.org.