UnityPoint Health - Meriter Laboratories is seeking either a Medical Laboratory Technician (or CLT) or a Medical Laboratory Technologist (or CLS). This position provides technical expertise and performs clinical analysis of biological specimens using various procedures and instruments in one or more sections of the laboratory. The test results aid the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. The Medical Technologist (MT) maintains and troubleshoots highly complex technical instruments.
Required Qualifications MLT certification by ASCP, HEW or NCA - or - Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or a chemical or biological science.
Must have skills and knowledge of proper specimen collection required for performing test methods and proper instrument use, and for performing preventive maintenance and quality control
Must be aware of factors influencing test results and have the ability to assess and verify the validity of patient test results prior to reporting patient test results
Preferred Qualifications BA or BS in a chemical or biological science; MT degree certified by ASCP, HEW or NCA
Experience in a clinical laboratory setting using automated instruments and an Information System
Prior experience in Blood Bank, Microbiology, Hematology, and Chemistry in a hospital laboratory setting
Internal Number: 7769BR
About UnityPoint Health - Meriter
UnityPoint Health – Meriter provides convenient, personal care to patients in hospital, clinic and home health settings. As a partner of UW Health, our team uses shared values to show our people and communities how much they matter. Offering primary and specialty care, including the busiest birthing center in Wisconsin, Meriter is regularly recognized for outstanding quality and patient experience. We are proud to be part of UnityPoint Health. Providing care throughout Iowa, western Illinois and southern Wisconsin, UnityPoint Health is the nation's 13th largest nonprofit health system and the fourth largest nondenominational health system in America.