Company Info

Bronson Methodist Hospital

601 John St
Kalamazoo, United States

Phone: 2699037003
Web Site: https://www.bronsonhealth.com/

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Medical Technologist


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Category:

Medical Technologist

Title:

Medical Technologist

Location:

Kalamazoo, MI, United States 

Zip Code:

49007
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Employment Type:

Full time
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Job Description:

~~Proof of degree/certificate in related field required
 Certification/Certification eligible in appropriate disciplipline


Bronson Healthcare serves patients and families throughout southwest and south central Michigan. We offer a full range of services from primary care to advanced critical care at more than 60 locations. Locally owned and governed, we are the region's leading healthcare system and one of the area's largest employers. Our physicians and staff are nationally recognized for many exceptional achievements in quality, safety and service.

We believe Bronson patients deserve the best possible care and we are always working to achieve it. So whether you enjoy working with patients, or supporting those who do, an exciting career is waiting here for you.

 

Individuals perform examinations on human specimens for the purpose of obtaining information for health care providers to aid in the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of patients.  Individuals may perform waived, moderate and high complexity testing. Each individual must demonstrate the skills required for proper performance of pre-analytical, analytic, and post-analytical phases of testing. Once competency is demonstrated, direct supervision is not required for specimen processing, test performance or result reporting.  Supervisory or director work review is required on critical patient test results, results outside of analytic detection limits, and delta checks based on patients' clinical result variability. Individuals may work in one or more laboratory disciplines (i.e., chemistry, hematology, blood bank, etc).  Individuals may be supervised by the department manager or senior technologist.

 

Must have a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics AND successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientist program.

 

Certification as a Medical Technologist-MT (pre 2004 certifications only)  or Medical Laboratory Scientist-MLS from ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) or be certification-eligible.  Certification-eligible candidate must receive certification within one year of hire date.

 

All individuals who are newly certified (since January 1, 2004) must maintain ongoing certification as a MLS through completion of the required Competency Maintenance Program (CMP) from the ASCP (American Society for Clinical Pathology) BOC accrediting body.

 

Mental & Visual Fatigue: Work which produces high levels of mental/visual fatigue, e.g., interactive and re­petitive or small detailed work requiring ness and concentration for sustained periods of time, the operation of and full attention to a personnel computer or CRT between 40 and 70 percent of the time.

 

Physical Effort: Involves considerable standing or walking, regular lifting of light-weight objects (i.e., 20 pounds or less) and assisting with heavier tasks such as, assisting in lifting and moving patients. Minor straining or fatiguing positions must be assumed, and some fatiguing physical motions are required

Job ID:

28991