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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
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings

Responsibilities*

A Medical Technologist responsibility in the Hematopathology Flow Cytometry Lab include but are not limited to:     

  • Perform Leukemia and Lymphoma testing using
    • Antibody cocktailing for various panels on BD Duet system
    • Flow cytometry testing using BD Lyrics
    • Analysis using Kaluza analysis software
  • Performs staining and differentials of bone marrow morphology cases
  • Work collaboratively with others to report results in a timely, efficient manner and to maintain a positive work environment.  Recognize problems and follow up appropriately. 
  • Follow quality control and quality assurance procedures. 
  • Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. 
  • Perform lab and hospital designated competency assessments. 
  • Adhere to established laboratory procedures and policies. 
  • Participate in the continuous improvement process and continuing education for lab personnel.
  • Maintain expertise/competency in all areas of training, always putting patient work ahead of specialized duties.

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. 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science or biological science is required as well as certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist or eligible to be certified by BOC.  Specialized laboratories may accept a Bachelor’s degree in a biological science with certification eligibility in that laboratory.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year of post-training experience in a relevant clinical laboratory for the duties described
  • Must have demonstrated ability to perform the duties of an MT at a high level of expertise, and the ability to perform the assigned work without sacrificing on patient care

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Works with infectious disease and/or hazardous materials.
  • May have exposure to noise from laboratory equipment and pneumatic tube system.
  • Participate in a rotating weekend, holiday and on call work schedule.
  • Requires frequent (standing/walking/sitting/hand pipetting) for long periods of time and the ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

 

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience in a Flow Cytometry laboratory
  • MLS or specialty certification is highly desired, and may be a consideration in highly specialized laboratories
  • Time management skills and the ability to accomplish extra duties while completing patient work.

Work Schedule

This full time, 40 hour position is on the day shift consisting of 4-10hr shifts and will require on-call coverage and rotating weekend and holiday.

Work Locations

This position is located in Pathology at North Campus Research Complex, Plymouth Rd, Ann Arbor.

Additional Information

$3000 signing bonus available.

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.

 

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.