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Medical Laboratory Technician III - Medical Lab Technician

Company: University of Illinois Medical Center
Location: Chicago
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Laboratory Technician IIIMedical Laboratory Technician III

Hiring Department: Path Labs

Location: Chicago, IL USA

Requisition ID: 1013286

Posting Close Date: 10/21/2022

Position number: CE3005

About the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health)

The University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System (UI Health) provides comprehensive care, education, and research to the people of Illinois and beyond. A part of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), UI Health comprises a clinical enterprise that includes a 495-bed tertiary care hospital, 22 outpatient clinics, and 13 Mile Square Health Center facilities, which are Federally Qualified Health Centers. It also includes the seven UIC health science colleges: the College of Applied Health Sciences; the College of Dentistry; the School of Public Health; the Jane Addams College of Social Work; and the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, and Nursing, including regional campuses in Peoria, Quad Cities, Rockford, Springfield, and Urbana. UI Health is dedicated to the pursuit of health equity.


The Medical Laboratory Technician III performs a variety of duties and responsibilities associated with basic laboratory support functions, such as specimen processing according to policy and procedure, filing, answering telephones, result retrieval, customer service, faxing reports, order entry, log in specimens, printing reports, specimen distribution, centrifugations of specimens, operate and troubleshoot computer terminals, printers, fax and copiers, limited preventive maintenance. Troubleshoot and problem solve order errors, mislabeled specimen, missed test, add-on's and other specimen processing errors. Wear PPE equipment at all times. Be professional and courteous when interacting with internal and external customers and clients at all times.

The Medical Laboratory Technician III assist the Specimen Processing Manager in overall management of specimen processing and Send Outs sections of the lab.

Duties & Responsibilities

60% Prepare work area for incoming specimens. Log in specimens from couriers and distribute for accessioning. Review all requisitions for accuracy and vital information (e.g. stat, fax results, etc.) Separate problem requisitions/specimens from all others for proper follow up activities. Transport specimens to designated testing areas of the lab or store specimens appropriately for delivery the following shift/day. Fax or give verbal results following the laboratory protocol. 30% Answer phone calls from possible outreach clients as well as internal calls. 10% Take inventory as needed and prepare supply orders for items needed in processing area. Maintain temperature logs, centrifuge maintenance log and any other records assigned. Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications Required:

1. Any one of the following:

a. Associate's degree from a medical laboratory technician program

b. Bachelor's degree in biology, microbiology, chemistry, physiology, biochemical engineering, or closely related fields.

2.Two (2) years (24 months) of work experience as a medical laboratory technician.

This is a full-time and benefits eligible position. UI Health offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience. In addition all full time benefits eligible positions include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes; Vacation, Holiday and Sick. In addition we offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents. Click for a complete list of Employee Benefits

To Apply: For fullest consideration click on the Apply Now button, please fully complete all sections of the online application including adding your full work history with specific details of your duties & responsibilities for each position held. Fully complete the education, licensure, certification and language sections. You may upload a resume, cover letter, certifications, licensures, transcripts and diplomas within the application.

Please note that once you have submitted your application you will not be able to make any changes. In order to revise your application you must withdraw and reapply. You will not be able to reapply after the posting close date. Please ensure the application is fully completed and all supporting documents have been uploaded before the posting close date.

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation

Keywords: University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago , Medical Laboratory Technician III - Medical Lab Technician, Professions , Chicago, Illinois

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