MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST III - CHEMISTRY - JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL
:Aug 22, 2017, 1:33:29 PM
:Sep 21, 2017, 11:59:00 PMFull-timeShift Start Time:11:00P.M.Shift End Time:7:00A.M.
Collective Bargaining Unit:SEIU Local 73Posting Salary:STARTING SALARY $28.795
:Health and Hospital Systems
LOCATION: JOHN H. STROGER HOSPITAL
SHIFT: 11:00 PM - 7:00 AM
The Medical Technologist III under minimum supervision exercises a high degree of independent judgment and technical expertise by performing tasks of high complexity in Hematology within the Department of Laboratories. Provides technical guidance, training and direction to Medical Technologist I and II as well as other department staff. Under general direction may perform duties associated with providing for adequate coverage with the laboratory on a particular shift and by ensuring that laboratory procedures are carried out in an effective manner. Confers with other Technologists, supervisors and administrative staff as to a strategy for operating the laboratory at optimal levels, and assists with the development and incorporation of new methods, approaches and procedures for the unity. Assumes responsibility for one or more areas with respect to monitoring or ensuring compliance with governmental or other regulatory standards, explaining them to others, or providing quality control. Helps develop written procedures and manuals relative to area of expertise and assists with safety and administrative tasks as required. Exercises independent judgment in a variety of matters, subject to administrative approval.
Must have a Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or other applicable field of scientific studies (Must provide proof at time of interview).
Must have an MT ASCP (Medical Technologist – American Society of Clinical Pathologists) or CLS (Clinical Laboratory Scientist) or AMT (American Medical Technologist) certification.
A minimum of Four (4) years of full-time work experience as a Medical Technologist in a healthcare setting, two (2) years of which must have been tests and procedures of a highly responsible nature
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS
Must possess the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully complete the difficult and complex work assignments
Ability to apply Quality assurance and control without supervision.
Basic knowledge of C.A.T scanning and PACS procedures.
Basic Knowledge of Infection Control and Safety guidelines.
Knowledge of Cerner, PC Computer Systems, PACS
Thorough Knowledge of anatomical structures and basic body physiology related to developmental stages and the aging process.
Demonstrate continuing education in professional practice and technical skills
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Basic Term Life Insurance
Deferred Compensation Program
Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Time
You may also qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
· Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
· Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
· Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING.
*Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U. S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents bust be presented at time of interview.
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon the following conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references, healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certifications and the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH & HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.