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Job Title:

Shift Coordinator-Transfusion (MLS/Med Tech)Certified

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:



$60,000 - $90,000/yr


Park Ridge


2nd and 3rd Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

The Shift Coordinator will act as coordinator for a clinical laboratory section within ACL Laboratories. The coordinator performs diagnostic testing and related responsibilities as well as demonstrates an understanding of scientific theories and techniques of procedures performed. The incumbent will assist in coordinating all technical, logistical and administrative function to ensure prompt testing and reporting of results for clinical laboratory samples within established timeframes. In addition, the incumbent serves as an assistant to the department laboratory supervisor and functions as the department laboratory supervisor during off shifts or as appropriate.


Performs moderately and/or highly complex analyses with accuracy and precision, understanding basic and complex principles of methodology
Shift Operations
Maintains adequate inventory of supplies as required by the department.

Job Requirements:

Position Requirements:

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
(ie MLT with 5 years of laboratory experience in Accrediting Organization, CAP, or any other lab accrediting agency).
Must have Two (02) years clinical laboratory experience as a working laboratory professional in Transfusion/Blood Bank
Position involves moderate and/or high complexity testing as defined by CLIA '88.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Knowledge of computers with basic understanding of word processing and spreadsheets.
Thorough knowledge of statistics and ability to apply statistical rules/analysis to laboratory decision~making processes.
Proven ability to simultaneously handle multiple tasks.
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 on a daily basis.
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.


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

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