Medical Lab Tech

Chicago, Illinois

Category: Allied

Travel

Job ID: 777475

Work Setting: Healthcare

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

 

Est. Pay: $640 / Week

Posted Date: 5/3/2024

Chicago, Illinois

Work Setting: Healthcare

Category: Allied

Contract Duration: 13 Weeks

Travel

Est. Pay: $640 / Week

Job ID: 777475

Posted Date: 5/3/2024

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Position: Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)

Location: Chicago, IL

Salary:

 

Weekly Travel Package: $2313

Local: $2080

 

Requirements:

2 years’ experience as MLT

Certified MLT (ASCP/BOC/AMT)

Experience in Generalist, Chemistry, Chemo, and Microbiology

Start Date: 2 to 3 weeks from offer

Shift: 5 days a week, day shift (6:00 AM – 2:30 PM OR 7:00AM – 3:30 PM)

Weekend Rotation

Duration: 13 weeks

 

Contact:

James Siragusa

Facebook, LinkedIn, or Direct at 813-829-0773

Email: jasiragu@amergis.com

The Medical Laboratory Technician performs routine tests ina medical laboratory to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment ofdisease.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs manual and automated routine blood tests
  • Prepares specimens for microscopic examination
  • Operates laboratory equipment including centrifuges, drybath incubators and blood bank refrigerators
  • Applies standard laboratory concepts, practices andprocedures within a defined field; may specialize in hematology, blood bank,cytology, histology, or chemistry
  • Performs daily instrument maintenance and quality control
  • Knowledge of critical values
  • Maintains accurate records and data reporting
  • Compliance with workplace policies and procedures for riskidentification, risk assessment and risk control
  • Ensures to comply with HIPAA, CLIA, COLA, and CAP regulatoryrequirements • Performs other duties as assigned/necessary

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required
  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Laboratory Technician(MLT) program and successful completion of national exam administered by theBoard of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathology preferred andmay be required per state/contract
  • One year experience as a ML required unless certified as anMLT in state practicing
  • Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice 
  • Participation and completion of Amergis’ Competency programwhen applicable
  • Current CPR if applicable
  • TB questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable 
  • Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation) 
  • Must meet all federal, state and local requirements 
  • Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site 
  • Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements  
  • Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required  
  • Computer proficiency required 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
Benefits
At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:
  • Competitive pay & weekly paychecks
  • Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Awards and recognition programs 
*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status. 
About Amergis
Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.  
Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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