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The Clinical Department of Pathology, Chemistry laboratory is
seeking a qualified candidate to enter patient test orders, process
samples in the main laboratory, and process, analyze and accurately
report POC & moderately complex tests within established time
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?
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technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical
School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000
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outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become
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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
- Retirement Savings Opportunities
- Order and/or process incoming samples (Main Lab and Emergency
Department) by ensuring correct labeling, computer log-in,
centrifugation, aliquoting, and storage.
- Load the automation line.
- Analyze patient specimens for moderately complex testing on
instruments and/or by specified manual methodologies within
specified turnaround times without sacrificing accuracy. (Main Lab
and Emergency Department).
- With supervision, process, analyze and report OR specimens for
complex PTHI testing.
- 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
- Perform and record routine instrument maintenance
- Monitor instrument error codes, troubleshoot and correct
problems as necessary.
- Record all instrument and QC problems in log book as a means of
communication with other operators.
- Dispense O positive or O negative blood for trauma cases
following blood bank guidelines.
- Answer POC phone during 4:00pm to 7:00am daily and 24X7 on
- Perform Point-of-Care duties as designated by the POC
- Maintain work area in a well-stocked, clean condition.
- Adhere to all safety/infection control policies and
- Maintain a professional appearance and attitude in interactions
with coworkers, supervisors, other hospital personnel, and hospital
patients and their visitors.
- Fulfill departmental continuing education requirement.
In order to be considered for this position the applicant must
have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to
the start date of employment.
A high school diploma or equivalent with additional course work
in laboratory sciences is required.
The applicant must have:
- The ability to organize and prioritize work.
- The ability to work under pressure of time and work volume
without sacrificing accuracy.
- The ability to communicate effectively with other medical
- The ability to recognize problems and take appropriate
- Skills basic to the practice of medical laboratory
- Work with infectious disease and/or hazardous materials.
- Exposure to noise from laboratory equipment.
- Participate in rotating weekend and holiday schedule.
- An associate degree in clinical laboratory sciences or medical
laboratory technologist with eligibility for certification, or
chemical, physical or biological sciences from an accredited
institution is desirable
This part time, 36 hour position is on the evening shift and
will consist of 3-12 days (11am-11pm) per week and will include
rotating weekends and holidays with other staff.
Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and
pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a
contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to
conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed
in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug
testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or
additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers
from other U-M campuses.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.
The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth
day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards
and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
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Michigan Medicine - Health Sys
Ann Arbor, MI
MM Chemical Pathology
5/04/2021 - 6/03/2021
Pathology / Laboratory Services
Patient Care Services