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Medical Technologist- (Weekend Option Available)

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Florissant
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Information About this Position

  • Up to $5000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Benefits Eligible
  • Generalist Position
  • Weekend Option
    Company and Job Overview
    Christian Hospital is a full-service acute care community hospital located on 28 acres in north St. Louis County. Christian Hospital is noted for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, breast health services, orthopedic/spine surgery, hyperbaric wound care, pain management, vascular surgery, endocrinology, gastrointestinal care, stroke care, nephrology, therapy, radiology, urology, pulmonary care and treating sleep disorders.
    Northwest HealthCare, located six miles west of Christian Hospital, provides the community 24-hour emergency care, with Washington University Physicians and St. Louis Children's Hospital providing pediatric services. Northwest HealthCare is also home to the Sleep Disorders Center and a variety of full-service outpatient diagnostic and imaging services in a convenient setting.
    Role PurposeThe Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) II performs specimen processing and routine / complex testing on blood and other specimens which requires a knowledge and understanding of quality control, basic instrument maintenance, and procedure methodologies and reference ranges. Maintains appropriate documentation of all activities as required. Demonstrates good clinical laboratory practiceResponsibilities
    • Operates all instrumentation in assigned areas to deliver precise, timely, and accurate laboratory results. Performs all testing and operation of equipment as necessary to deliver quality results.
    • Trains new laboratory personnel in methods, procedures and use of equipment and instruments specific to the assigned area.
    • Performs quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Assesses technical and or instrument problems, including quality control and abnormal findings, evaluate possible solutions and chooses an appropriate course of action to solve the problem.
    • Reports and maintains record of patient test results through the laboratory computer system accurately, meeting published turn around times for routine testing and stats.
    • Participates in performance improvement activities and initiatives by proactively diagnosing and resolving problems. Specific quality functions are handled in an organized and timely fashion.
    • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.Minimum Requirements
      • Bachelor's Degree in Physical/Life Sciences or related field
      • ASCP, AMT, AAB or equivalent certification or the ability to obtain certification

        Preferred Qualifications
        • NoneBenefits StatementNote: not all benefits apply to all openings
          • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
          • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
          • 401(k) plan
          • Tuition Assistance
          • Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
          • On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
          • Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
          • Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health CenterLegal Statement
            The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Florissant , Medical Technologist- (Weekend Option Available), Healthcare , Florissant, Missouri

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