Basic Summary: Performs careful and accurate scientific work in multiple laboratory departments for a wide variety of laboratory procedures on specimens from patients of all ages, using both manual and automated methods. Demonstrates independent judgment and technical interpretation of test results and potential exceptions in the testing process. Serves as a technical resource for Level I Medical Laboratory Scientists and other laboratory staff. Performs routine corrective maintenance and troubleshooting for highly sophisticated instrumentation utilized within the laboratory. Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values.
Bachelor’s degree in Medical Laboratory Science or equivalent required. Licensure/Certification/Registry:
Medical Lab Scientist (ASCP) registration or equivalent certification required. Experience:
Greater than one year experience as a medical laboratory scientist working in a high volume – high complexity laboratory required. Proven experience in interpretation and evaluation of laboratory testing, including problem resolution as well as clinical application.
Effective trouble shooting skills for both ongoing instrumentation maintenance and troubleshooting functions to assure effective equipment performance. Light to moderate physical effort.
Internal Number: 15398-394
About Memorial Medical Center
One of the leading healthcare organizations in Illinois, Memorial Health System of Springfield is a community-based, not-for-profit corporation dedicated to patient care, education and research. Our more than 6,700 staff members, partnering physicians and hundreds of volunteers are dedicated to improving the health of the communities we have served since 1897. In a year, we serve an average of more than 40,000 inpatients, more than 667,000 outpatients and more than 125,000 patients in our four Emergency Departments. Our highly skilled team has a passion for excellence and is dedicated to providing a great patient experience for every patient every time.In support of our commitment to community responsibility, all Memorial Health System affiliates participate in health screenings and educational events to further provide for the healthcare needs of our community. Learn more about our community benefit initiatives.