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Medical Technologist

Job Code: #534
Job Type: Contract
Salary: $27.00 - $30.00/hour
Job Location: Mundelein, IL
Posted 7 months ago

Job Description

Job Title:  Medical Lab/Medical Technologist (Clinical & Regulatory) is responsible for performing validation testing on products manufactured by the company.

Pay:  $27.00 - $32.00/hour

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform testing on prototype, new and current clinical laboratory instruments, software, reagents and controls manufactured by the company and similar instruments and products.  Adhere to established procedures, study-specific protocols and timelines.
  • Ability to evaluate results, recognize problems and initiate troubleshooting if necessary. 
  • Perform QC with appropriate frequency and evaluate results to determine if values should be reported.  Report shifts or trends to the Laboratory Supervisor. 
  • Perform and properly document preventative maintenance as scheduled to ensure equipment is operational.
  • Assist Supervisor in monitoring laboratory supplies (consumables, reagents, controls, chemicals, etc.) in the laboratory and those shipped to clinical sites.
  • Document receipt of and disposal of clinical samples used in studies.
  • Assist with in-house specimen collections.

 Required Experience

  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in medical technology (MLT/MT) and 2 years laboratory experience including experience in the Armed Forces.
  • Hematology experience required.
  • Must have experience in performing manual differentials.  Must be able to identify abnormal and premature cells and perform RBC morphology assessment.
  • AMA or ASCP certification preferred.
  • Follow Good Clinical Laboratory practices (GCP).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
  • Great attitude/personality with excellent customer skills.
  • Detail oriented.  Ability to work independently.