Company: Beaumont Hospitals
Location: Royal Oak
Posted on: May 15, 2022
This is a full time day shift position in the Blood Bank at the
Royal Oak Campus.
To perform a variety of routine or specialized tests and procedures
for use by physicians in diagnosis and treatment of patients in one
or more areas of work, such as Chemistry, Hematology/Coagulation,
Immunohematology, Histocompatibility, Flow Cytometry, Molecular
Pathology, Ancillary Testing, Microbiology and other specialty
- Independently performs routine/completes chemical, hematologic,
microscopic, morphologic immunologic, and/or microbiologic
procedures involving the use of laboratory instruments or manual
techniques maintaining appropriate technical and organizational
skills within established turnaround times.
- Applies advanced level of knowledge, training, and clinical
judgment to: (a) release quality patient test results; (b) evaluate
instrument performance and quality control results to determine the
accuracy and reliability of all analytical data before it is
released; (c) correlate results with other laboratory data and/or
disease states; (d) identify technical, instrument, pharmacologic
and/or physiologic causes of unexpected test results. Takes
action/or develops solutions based on data at hand in collaboration
with section supervisor/director.
- Standardizes, calibrates, performs preventative maintenance and
performs in-depth troubleshooting on laboratory equipment and
- Assists in the development and/or design of new test procedures
and/or methodologies; participates in the evaluation, correlation,
and introduction of new instruments or procedures.
- Participates in the instruction (theory and practice) of
clinical laboratory science to students, residents, and new
employees; attends, participates in, and presents department
continuing education and in-service training programs.
- Participates in various quality assurance and regulatory agency
activities in the department, which may include performance of
proficiency testing; involvement in TQM/CQI committees; developing
and documenting quality assurance monitors; writing and updating of
procedure manuals; participation in mandatory personal competency
assessment and assistance with administration of section competency
- Provides direction and guidance for questions and/or problems
referred by medical laboratory technicians, and other laboratory
personnel concerning specimen acceptability, unusual or discrepant
results, instrument or method problems, and/or out-of-control
situations. Communicates with nurses/physicians/other health care
workers and public concerning lab results, procedures, and
- Performs other special projects and miscellaneous duties as
assigned, including inventory control, reagent preparation, limited
venipuncture. Acting as a Team Leader, assumes designated functions
of the supervisor in his/her absence according to CAP/CLIA
Beaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your
financial, health and life-work balance goals.
Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling
Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products
Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance
Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft
protection and even home and auto insurance
- Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology/Clinical
Laboratory Science or a related science (i.e., Biochemistry,
- Successful graduation from a National Accrediting Agency for
Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) accredited Medical
Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science program; OR
- Successful graduation from a Categorical Technologist program
(under the auspices of a National Accrediting Agency for Clinical
Laboratory Science (NAACLS) accredited Medical Technology/Clinical
Laboratory Science program); OR Commensurate laboratory experience
as determined by department management, (i.e., successful
completion of applicable WBH School of Medical Technology lecture
courses and WBH clinical laboratory medical technologist training)
to include seeking MLS(ASCP) or MT(AMT) certification within one
year of training/hire.
- Work Experience
Completion of an accredited clinical internship or equivalent
experience/training as required by the Board of Registry
- U.S. certification, U.S. certification eligibility, or
certification assessment by one of the following agencies:
- ASCP Medical Laboratory Scientist - MLS(ASCP)
- ASCP Medical Technologist - MT(ASCP)
- ASCP Technologist (categorical) certification - BB(ASCP),
C(ASCP), H(ASCP), I(ASCP), M(ASCP) or MB(ASCP)
- Additional acceptable certification eligibility can be reviewed
with Human Resources & the department
Requires considerable walking and standing.
Occasional light lifting to store supplies.
Works in a clinical laboratory and works with hazardous reagents
and infectious materials.
Potential risk of an exposure to hazardous medications or waste
materials of hazardous medications.
Beaumont offers you a world of opportunity throughout Southeast
Michigan. With eight hospitals and 155 outpatient sites you'll have
a wide variety of practice settings to choose from. Beaumont has
more nationally ranked hospitals in Michigan than any other health
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
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