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Spectrum Health Med Lab Technologist FT in Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Job Description

We are hiring.

Join a team—31,000 strong—that actively cares for each other and is committed to improving health, inspiring hope and saving lives.

Why join Spectrum Health?

Our values of compassion, collaboration, curiosity and courage provide a guiding compass for our work. We have the partnerships. We have the resources. And, we have the commitment to cultivate and invest in our people.

Benefits to support you (and your family).

We offer all the benefits you’d expect from a leading employer plus career advancement, training and more to help you balance your work and personal life.

Safety

Just as you are keeping our team and patients safe through the pandemic, we will make sure to keep you safe too. We provide Personal Protective Equipment for each team member and conduct screening surveys before each shift.

Job Summary

Performs, interprets and correlates clinical laboratory tests by following departmental protocols to assist in physician diagnosis and treatment. Prepares specimens for testing, screens patient specimens, and analyzes patient specimens for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. Performs quality control procedures, and assists in maintaining an efficient and effective laboratory operation. May serve as a generalist or as a limited specialist.

Essential Functions

  • Operates laboratory equipment and performs functions including: calibration, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, instrument validation studies, quality control, proficiency testing, and documentation.

  • Reads, interprets and correlates clinical test results with patient history, diagnosis, and clinical condition in order to explain test results. Documents and communicates significant information and special occurrences which may affect test results to the appropriate clinician.

  • Routinely checks supplies and reagents in order to ensure adequate supply levels. Ensures that reagents are properly labeled and dated.

  • Directs work of laboratory assistants or laboratory services representatives and auxiliary personnel as appropriate.

Qualifications

  • Required Bachelor's Degree in related field

  • 1 year of relevant experience a related field Preferred

  • Medical Technologist, Certified (MT) - ASCP American Society for Clinical Pathology

  • American Medical Technologist, Certified (AMT) - AMT American Medical Technologists

  • Clinical Toxicology - AACC American Association for Clinical Chemistry

Primary Location

SITE - 35 Michigan St - Grand Rapids

Department Name

Lab - Blood Bank

Employment Type

Full time

Shift

Day (United States of America)

Weekly Scheduled Hours

36

Hours of Work

11p.m. to 7:30 a.m.

Days Worked

Variable

Weekend Frequency

Every third weekend

Accommodation Notice: If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you may request a reasonable accommodation in Spectrum Health's application process. Contact us at 616-486-SHHR (7447).

Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected

category. See more here (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf) .

Who We Are

Spectrum Health is a nationally recognized not-for-profit health system, offering a full continuum of health services through our health plan, medical group and hospital group. As an integrated health system, we are able to work together across all facilities, employees and providers to create exceptional, consumer-focused interactions.

Spectrum Health is redefining what it takes to improve the health of our communities and introducing new and innovative ways for consumers to access high-quality, low-cost care so that they can connect with us for a lifetime of health.

We strive to provide one Spectrum Health experience: a consistent, high-quality, seamless health journey for consumers; no matter where, when or how they interact with us. The result is better health outcomes for the thousands of individuals, families and communities we serve.

We are the region’s largest employer, with corporate offices located in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Spectrum Health Hospital Group and Spectrum Health Medical Group are consistently recognized for the exceptional care they provide. Priority Health is among the largest health system-sponsored health plans in the U.S. and offers extensive experience serving large and small employer groups, individuals, Medicare Advantage, Healthy Michigan Plan and Medicaid populations.

Since 2010, Spectrum Health has been listed five times among the 15 Top Health Systems in the U.S. by Truven Analytics™. Click here (https://www.spectrumhealth.org/about-us/quality-safety-and-patient-experience/awards) to see a complete list of our safety, quality and patient experience awards.

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