The Medical Technologist II performs tests and procedures of a highly complex nature and by demonstrating a thorough understanding of the technical methods, concepts and principles. Performs or is able to perform at the level of other Medical Technologists I and II within the same unit, where necessary. May provide technical assistance or general direction to Medical Technologist I, Interns Medical Laboratory Technicians and others. Assists in verifying test results of a small unit or section and ensures the timely and accurate delivery of services. May assist Medical Technologist III in the execution of highly advanced tests and procedures or provide additional coverage in connection with particular assignments. Exercises professional judgment and independent discretion beyond that of a Medical Technologist I in a variety of circumstances which may include locating and selecting from among alternative methods and procedures in specific cases, or making minor deviations from established guidelines where gaps in specificity exists. Provides expertise relative to assigned area(s) and performs a variety of responsible duties in connection with troubleshooting one or benches, assisting with preventative maintenance, preparing for inspections, providing quality control, and reviewing and authorizing the release or transmittal of select data and test results within prescribed standards.
Must qualify as an Medical Technologist as defined by the Illinois Clinical Laboratories Code and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must have a bachelor's Degree in a scientific field that qualifies to clinical laboratory studies (Must provide official transcripts at the time of interview)
Must have received training in an accredited medical technology program (Must provide proof at time of interview)
Must have two (2) years of microbiology work experience in performing all microbiology tasks including specimen processing and plating experience
Medical Technologist (MT), Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) or other national certification (Must provide certification at time of interview)
Registered Technologist with a nationally recognized registry, such as Smerican Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), American Medical Technologist (AMT), etc.,either as a generalist or as a specialty (Must provide certification at time of interview)
Prior molecular experience
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must :
Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question,
ABOUT COOK COUNTY HEALTH (CCH)
The Cook County Health’s mission is to deliver integrated health services with dignity and respect regardless of a patient’s ability to pay; foster partnerships with other health providers and communities to enhance the health of the public; and advocate for policies that promote the physical, mental and social wellbeing of the people of Cook County.
CCH is comprised of two hospitals, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital and Provident Hospital, a robust network of more than a dozen community health centers, the Ruth M. Rothstein CORE Center, the Community Triage Center, the Cook County Department of Public Health, Cermak Health Services, which provides health care to individuals at the Cook County Jail and the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center, and CountyCare, a Medicaid managed care health plan.
The system cares for more than 300,000 patients each year and its physicians are experts in their fields, committed to providing their patients with comprehensive, compassionate and cutting-edge care. Today, CCH is transforming the provision of health care in Cook County by promoting community-based primary and preventive care, growing an innovative, ...collaborative health plan and enhancing the patient experience.
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