Join the REMARKABLE team at SwedishAmerican! As a division of UW Health, we offer patients local access to many world-class specialists right here in Rockford, Illinois and surrounding communities.
We are seeking a Medical Laboratory Scientist to:
Join our world-class team of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in providing everything from preventive health care to highly specialized programs.
Provide quality care in a compassionate patient- and family- centered environment.
Perform, interpret, and evaluate routine and complex laboratory procedures applying principles, theories and techniques of medical laboratory sciences.
Perform analysis on following standard protocol and report results and findings in a timely fashion.
Operate, calibrate, maintain and troubleshoot laboratory instruments following policy and procedures or manufacture's published specifications.
Perform quality control and proficiency testing and accurately document according to established guidelines.
Research and develop new procedures or instruments and participate in special projects as assigned.
Full Time, evening and night shifts
Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university and successful completion on a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Science program.
Knowledge of current medical terminology and full range of laboratory tests and equipment.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with medical staff, patients and staff.
Strong problem solving skills.
Successful completion of annual clinical, age and job specific competencies and skill verification tools required.
Licenses and Certifications:
MLS or MLT employees are required to obtain ASCP (or equivalent with director approval) certification within the first year of employment.
Extensions to obtain certification may be allowed up to an additional year if the employee is in good standing within the organization.
Certification must be maintained by submitting appropriate continuing education documentation to certifying agency.
Internal Number: 8213
About SwedishAmerican, a Division of UW Health
At SwedishAmerican, we take pride in the compassion and expertise we bring to the lives of our patients. Our team-oriented work environment and commitment to excellence is the foundation of our success, which includes several national awards for both clinical excellence and the customer service we deliver to our associates. And, our community is a great place to live.