Medical Technologist

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI

Job posting number: #7108019

Posted: August 12, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Mission Statement
Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally. Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?
Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems. In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
2:1 Match on retirement savings
Basic Function and Responsibility

To process and analyze toxicology patient samples utilizing a variety of instruments and methodologies such as HPLC, GC-MS and LC-MS, and accurately report test results within established time limits.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Process incoming samples by ensuring correct labeling, computer log-in, centrifugation, aliquoting, and storage.
Analyze and record quality control materials with documentation of action on out-of-range values.
Accurately transcribe patient data from instrument printouts or worksheets into computer record including any pertinent sample description comments.
Perform and record routine instrument maintenance procedures.
Monitor instrument error codes, perform basic troubleshooting and correct problems as necessary.
Record all instrument and QC problems in log book as a means of communication with other operatorsMaintain work area in a well-stocked, clean condition.?
?Assist supervisor and senior technologists in new test validation efforts as needed and regular patient testing permits.
Assist in the training of co-workers in new assay methods as needed.
Instruct, train, and observe medical technology students, new employees, and pathology residents in bench procedures and theory.
Adhere to all safety/infection control policies and procedures.
Maintain a professional appearance and attitude in interactions with coworkers, supervisors, other hospital personnel, and hospital patients and their visitors.
Analyze patient specimens on instruments and/or by specified manual methodologies within specified turnaround times without sacrificing accuracy.
Supervision Received

General supervision is received from Senior Clinical Technologists, Laboratory Supervisors, Chief Technologist, or Laboratory Directors.

Supervision Exercised

Technical supervision may be exercised over Laboratory Technologists, Laboratory Assistants, Phlebotomists, or Point-of-Care testing personnel.

Required Qualifications*
A Bachelors degree in Medical Technology with certification by an accepted professional agency is preferred.
Experience with therapeutic drug monitoring principles and toxicology analysis methodologies such as GC, HPLC, GC-MS, and LC-MS is preferred.
A Bachelors degree in a chemical, physical, or biological science with clinical laboratory experience, and eligibility for medical technology certification by a professional society is acceptable.

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Job posting number:#7108019
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
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