Overview

Laboratory Technician Jobs in Springfield, IL at HSHS St. John’s Hospital


Title: Laboratory Technician

Company: HSHS St. John’s Hospital

Location: Springfield, IL

Overview:

Throughout communities in Illinois and Wisconsin, 15 hospitals, numerous community-based health centers and clinics, our 15,000+ colleagues have built a culture based on our solid core values of respect, care, competence, and joy. These are the ideals we believe in, work by, and live each day.

Built upon more than 145 years of service to the communities we serve, we now look to the future and our place in it as a health care system that strives to continually improve processes, procedures, and outcomes with the latest and most advanced technologies and treatments.

Regardless of how far our passion for excellence carries us, our focus will always remain on the most important person in our entire organization: The patient.

HSHS requires COVID-19 vaccines or an approved medical or religious exemption for all colleagues.

HSHS and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

HSHS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

Summary:

Full-time, 40 hrs/week, every other weekend

Night shift 10PM-6:30AM

Microbiology

Laboratory Technicians perform a variety of laboratory procedures used to diagnose and treat patients. Tests are performed with the technical supervision of a clinical laboratory scientist/medical technologist manager or laboratory director.

Qualifications:

Education

Bachelor’s degree in chemical physical or biological sciences is required. Must have completed 24 semester hours of science specifically 6 semester hours in Chemistry 6 semester hours in Biology and 12 additional semester hours in a combination of Chemistry Biology or Laboratory Technology (with a preference of organic and/or biochemistry and microbiology).

Experience

1 year of experience in a Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services (CMS) Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) accreditation laboratory or other testing laboratory such as educational research surveillance food environmental or agriculture is preferred.

Certificates Licenses Registrations

After 1 year of full time acceptable clinical experience in specific section may qualify to sit for Technologist specific section certification through ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) or through other eligibility for certification by a nationally recognized certifying agency such as American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) National Credentialing Agency (NCA) American Medical Technologists (AMT) Health Education Welfare (HEW) or other laboratory certifying agency.

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