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Job Title:

MLS/Med Tech (Certified)

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:



$40,000 - $90,000/yr


Park Ridge, Chicago, Des Plaines, Downers Grove


All Shift


Full Time



Job Description:


Med Tech will under general supervision, performs diagnostic testing and related responsibilities. Demonstrate understanding of scientific theories and techniques of procedures performed.


Performs moderately and/or highly complex analyses with accuracy and precision, understanding basic and complex principles of methodology
Participates in development and education
Maintains adequate inventory of supplies as required by the department.
Correlates various clinical laboratory test results, applies these results to clinical conditions and recognizes accepted normal ranges.
Performs, monitors, and evaluates quality control, applies the principles of quality control when reporting tests.
Identification and resolution of technical problems related to laboratory methodology, instrumentation, and procedures under direction of the Laboratory Manager.


Bachelor degree and graduation from a Medical Technology program approved by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) or an equivalent program, in a science related field, or documented equivalent education and training.
Previous experience with laboratory equipment and methodologies (preferably those related to areas of responsibility). Clinical internship may be equivalent to experience.
Basic computer literacy.
MLS(ASCP), MT(ASCP), MT(AMT) with baccalaureate degree. ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) categorical certification (BB, C, H, I, M) or a baccalaureate degree where categorical certification in specialty area is not available. Hazardous chemical exposure and contact with infectious biological specimens and sharps are experienced daily.
Ability to lift (medium-up to 20~50 pound occasionally and/or 10 ~25 pounds frequently) and use of keyboard and microscope extensively may be required, dependent upon job and shift assignment. Prolonged standing, lifting, bending, and telephone use. Some instrumentation and work counter are higher than table height.
Fast paced environment with established time constraints.

Job Requirements:

SCHEDULE: Rotating weekends and holidays (Part-Time & Full-Time Positions)
SHIFT: Day, PM, Nights


Imagine looking forward to going to work every morning because you work in an energetic, team-oriented environment where team members are challenged to take initiative, encouraged to explore new ideas and given the freedom to do their jobs. Then imagine leaving work at the end of the day with a sense of accomplishment and well-being, knowing you did, the best job possible.


Employee-Centric: Advocate voted Top 15 Places to Work in Illinois-2016! Voted Top 10 Places for Diversity in 2016!
Career Growth: Market Leadership: Advocate is the largest healthcare system in the state of Illinois, with 13 hospitals and 250 sites of care.
Advancement: Opportunities for mobility and advancement that only the largest fully integrated health care system in the Midwest can provide.

BENEFITS: Medical/Dental/Vision and more……..

Company Information


Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.

Application Instructions:

Applying to Advocate Health Care as an external applicant

1. Applicants should access - Appendix A
2. Use search (enter job title or site name) or click advanced search to find a job in your desired area of interest – Appendix B
3. Search results appear - Appendix C
4. Click on a job to find more details (job description, qualifications, etc) Appendix D
5. If you want to apply for this position, click “apply now” and you transition to the Advocate Career site job description –Appendix E
6. Click apply (Appendix F – see # 7 for instructions) or sign in (Appendix G – see # 8 for instructions) if you already have a login
7. Register as a new user by creating an account – Appendix F
a. Enter email address (this will become your login)
b. Selecting a password and verify it
c. First name and last name
d. Click Create account
8. Sign in with your email address and password you previously created - Appendix G
9. Upload a resume (may not appear if previously uploaded)- Appendix H
a. Profile information will parse from resume if uploaded (be sure to proofread all fields after parsing)
b. Click cancel to skip this step
10. Enter required profile information indicated by a * - Appendix I
11. Click next
12. Complete application - Appendix J
a. An application must be completed for every job!
13. Complete all required fields on the application indicated with a *
14. Answer any questions that may appear Appendix K
15. Electronically sign the application and submit
16. Your application has been submitted will be received. You can return to job search or view jobs applied- Appendix L
17. Monitor your application progress in job management - Appendix M
18. Good luck!