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Medical Lab Technician, Nights

Company: SSM Health
Location: Centralia
Posted on: September 15, 2021

Job Description:

*Sign-on Bonus Eligible*

This is a full-time night shift position at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia, Illinois.

Do you have a passion for delivering excellence in service? Do you enjoy being detail-oriented and producing quality results? Our Mission and Values put the patient first and place you in a position to improve each day. As a Medical Lab Technician, you’ve chosen a career where patients matter—a lot. As a Medical Lab Technician, you play an important role in patient care in the hospital. If the needs, wants and goals of each patient matter to you, then we'd love to learn more! Please fill out your application today!

This position is Monday through Thursday, hours are 8 pm to 6:30 am with some rotating holidays. No weekends or on call. Can consider MLS - must be certified through ASCP.

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 Medical Lab Science/Medical Lab Tech


  • 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.

Keywords: SSM Health, Decatur , Medical Lab Technician, Nights, Other , Centralia, Illinois

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