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Medical Lab Technician (MLT/MLS) Evenings

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Job Details
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Company Name
SSM Health
Physical Address

Centralia, IL 62801
Job Description

Sign-on Bonus Eligible

At SSM Health, we know the healing power of presence begins with compassionate employees like you. At SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital – Centralia, we have a Full-Time Medical Lab Technician opening on our Laboratory Unit. This position is scheduled for 40 hours per week as a evening shift. Hours are 2 pm to 12:30 am. Could possibly convert to a weekend position in the future. Can also consider an MLS. Candidates must have completed an MLT/MLS program and be certified through ASCP. Our Medical Lab Technician come from a diverse set of backgrounds, making SSM Health a great place both to share your own knowledge and, more broadly, to learn from your peers. In return, you can expect a work environment where:

+ Employees feel valued, respected and free to express themselves;

+ Each employee finds meaning in work, leveraging skills and talents toward a greater purpose;

+ Teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, while management is supportive.

If you listen and respond with great care… Then we’d love to learn more! Please fill out your application today. Join a network of employees just as kind and powerful as you.

Under general direction, performs routine and complex technical laboratory analyses using established procedures and protocols. Performs chemical, microscopic, and bacteriologic tests to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of patients.


+ Performs a full range of laboratory tests from simple blood tests to more complex tests.

+ Assesses specimens for correct handling and quality.

+ Confirms the accuracy of test results and reports findings to physicians.

+ Operates complex electronic equipment, computers and precision instruments.

+ Performs and evaluates quality control procedures.

+ Performs periodic maintenance and assists with the calibration of instruments.

+ Assists with the proper storage of hazardous materials.

+ Maintains competencies and continuing education to keep informed of new developments in field.

+ Assists in the proficiency testing program in the lab.

+ Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

+ Performs other duties as assigned.


+ Associate’s degree from Accredited MLT program


+ No experience required


+ Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

+ Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

+ Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

+ Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

+ Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

+ Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

+ Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

+ Rare climbing.

SSM Health is committed to equal employment opportunity based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and all other statuses protected by law.

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