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NorthShore University HealthSystem

Laboratory Associate (MT), Resource

Post Date:Jan 01, 2018Type:Per Diem
Start Date:1/1/2018Salary:
Location:US-IL-Skokie Job Reference:62128
Our ideal candidate will have:
  • Bachelor's or Associate's degree and the requisite courses to meet CLIA requirements for moderate to high complexity testing
  • MT, MLS, or MLT (ASCP) certification or equivalent within six (6) months of hire or promotion.  Ongoing active certification is strongly preferred
  • External MLT Candidates should have four (4) years of experience in a healthcare setting of moderate to high complexity testing beyond POC/Waived testing
  • Internal MLT Candidates should have two (2) years of experience at NorthShore performing moderate to high complexity testing beyond POC/Waived testing
  • Previous laboratory experience in high complexity testing preferred 
  • Demonstrated effective communication and organization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others, proven initiative and above average job performance


Job Description:
NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that serves the greater North Shore and Illinois communities. NorthShore is committed to earning the loyalty of those who come to us for care and those who play a role in providing that care. Service Values which include: Exceptional Customer Service, Supportive Workplace Interactions and Professional Work Ethic, define the behaviors that each employee demonstrates with co-workers, patients and families, physicians, and visitors.
To learn about the many benefits of working at NorthShore, which include a supportive work environment that promotes professional and career development, recognition of our staff for providing excellent service and a competitive benefits package, please visit
NorthShore University HealthSystem is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information. EOE: Race/Color/Religion/Sex/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability, VEVRRA Federal Contractor.
Position Overview
We are currently seeking a Laboratory Associate (MT) for our Skokie Hospital Laboratory Department, located in Skokie, IL. This is a Resource position and is limited benefits eligible. Schedule will be created on a per diem basis with rotating shifts. Weekend availability required.
In this role, you will:
  • Collect and label multiple sample types
  • Perform chemical analysis on specimens
  • Centrifuge and aliquot specimens
  • Take volumes on timed samples
  • Order and record test results in lab computer system
  • Perform, monitor, and document quality control for all testing
  • Perform and document routine instrument maintenance and calibrations; troubleshoot instrument problems
  • Process samples referenced to outside laboratories

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NorthShore University HealthSystem

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