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Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  • Retirement Savings Opportunities


  • Monitor slides requiring scanning.
  • Make blood smears, wand specimens into lab, wash slide cassettes, deliver slides to diff area.
  • Answer phone if technologist is not available.
  • Call clotted specimens.
  • Clerical duties include: scanning requisitions, filing paperwork, and filing slides.
  • Making reagents.
  • Assist SORTER with Sysmex reagent changes.
  • Perform slide stainer maintenance.
  • Load urines onto analyzer.
  • Load Sed rate instruments.
  • Load Coag centrifuges.
  • Perform weekly maintenance on assigned OR ROTEM instruments.
  • Cover for other Lab Technicians when necessary.
  • Restock reagents and supplies for OR ROTEMS.
  • Print weekly ROTEM orders from assigned instrument.
  • Scan weekly ROTEM orders into Soft.
  • Schedule bone marrows.
  • Assist medical staff and prepare bone marrow slides.
  • Order tests requested and stain coverslips.
  • Forward specimens to various labs as needed.
  • Follow SoftPathDx procedures for ordering, processing and verifying patient tests.

Required Qualifications*

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

  • High School diploma required.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Associated degree in Medical Laboratory Technician Preferred.
  • MLT ASCP certification preferred.

Work Schedule

This full time, 40 hour position will be on the day shift, hours are 9am-5pm and will include rotating weekends and holidays.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.