We currently have Medical Technologist opportunities in our Core Lab, Micro Lab, and at Warde Medical Lab where we provide esoteric testing in a state of the art facility, populated with highly-trained personnel under the leadership of internationally known pathologists.
Our Core Laboratory performs over 5 million tests annually and is one of the largest in the state of Michigan. It is a fully automated state-of-the-art lab where you will be able to utilize your experience and skills, but also to learn and grow within the disciplines of Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, and Urinalysis. We continually invest in new technology. Our patient base provides exposure to a wide variety of disease states and their effects on laboratory values. We encourage our team members to be key operators of equipment, specializing in implementation, test development, maintenance, and training.
Performing over 220,000 tests per year, the Micro lab at SJMHS is also one of the largest in the state of Michigan. This is a state-of-the-art microbiology lab where you will be able to utilize your experience and skills, but also to learn and grow within this unique field. Located in Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Ann Arbor you will be centrally located to the art, culture, academics, entertainment and activities that Ann Arbor provides.
Warde Medical Laboratory provides esoteric testing in a state-of-the art facility, populated with highly-trained personnel under the leadership of internationally known pathologists. The result is an exceptional level of quality and service because Warde Medical Laboratory begins with exceptional people. It's one more way that we fulfill our commitment to continuously improve the quality of healthcare.
Under general supervision, performs qualitative and quantitative laboratory tests on patient specimens, according to established standards and practices. Analyzes test results and prepares samples for testing. Is knowledgeable of the principles and clinical significance involved in test procedures and uses this expertise daily. Demonstrates unit/area-designated competencies.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Follows established procedures and policies to perform all tests, pertinent to the section to which assigned.
Records and/or enters into laboratory computer results of tests performed and advises supervisor spurious, unusual or highly abnormal results before release of results for reporting.
Reports results of tests ordered stat and highly abnormal or unexpected results in a timely manner and according to established policies and procedures.
Compares test results with previous patient test results when indicated, calling attention of supervisor or pathologist to unusual fluctuations.
Performs required quality control and equipment maintenance and calibrates and operates laboratory equipment used in performance of the tests pertinent to the section) to which assigned.
Notifies appropriate personnel of problems such as unacceptable specimens, equipment malfunctions, and quality control aberrations, in accordance with department policy on procedure.
Prepares standards, reagents, and other materials used in testing.
Assumes responsibility for performance of job duties in the safest possible manner, to assure personal safety and that of coworkers, and to report all preventable hazards and unsafe practices immediately to management.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE
Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in Medical Technology or closely related science required.
Medical Technologist (MT)/Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) – ASCP or NCLS certification preferred.
Minimum of 1 year experience in a clinical laboratory preferred.
Internal Number: 00172244
About St. Joseph Mercy Health System
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System (SJMHS) is one of the largest health care networks based in southeast Michigan, United States.It consist of five prime hospitals, nine Urgent Care Centers, and five Health Centers spread around metro Detroit, providing health care in six counties that include Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair, Washtenaw, and Wayne.