Medical Technologist
Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Grayslake, IL

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The following information in red applies only to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and Northwestern Memorial Physician Group applicants for staff level positions.

As part of completing the application process, you will be required to complete an online-assessment which will be sent to your e-mail following the submission of your resume. This questionnaire should take you approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete. Please note that your application will not be considered until there is a finalized assessment on file. If you have previously taken this assessment, you will not be required to take it again. We appreciate your interest in Northwestern Memorial HealthCare.

Northwestern Lake Forest applicants will not be required to take the assessment at this time.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required bachelor's degree in medical technology. Must demonstrate broad and thorough knowledge of the theories, principles and practices in a professional discipline, specialized or occupational field. More than three up to five years of related work experience required, demonstrating a broad knowledge of the job responsibilities and methods. Required ASCP

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: .Conducts chemical analysis of body fluids to determine presence of normal and abnormal components.Conducts immunological analysis of blood and body fluids.Examines blood cells, their numbers and morphology.Performs coagulation studies.Performs blood group, type and compatibility tests for transfusion purposes.Performs microbiology cultures and sensitivities.Distinguishes an acceptable specimen from an unacceptable one and resolves issues, provides information or guidance from the technical area.Monitors point of care testing within the hospital.Produces documentation, occurrence reports, worksheets, corrective action reports and logs.Performs quality control to ensure accuracy of clinical data.Assists senior technologist in training new technologists and students.Participates in routine maintenance of lab equipment.Assists in updating and developing procedures.Sets up microbiology cultures and staining procedures calls and correctly documents critical value results to the appropriate medical care personnel/department Additional Functions Maintains appropriate levels of supplies for the department through inventory control procedures. EEO/AA

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If you get blown over in the Windy City, Northwestern Memorial HealthCare (NMHC) can get you upright again. Its primary facility,...