Blood Gas Technician

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POST DATE 9/13/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Northwestern Memorial Healthcare Chicago, IL

Company
Northwestern Memorial Healthcare
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
0013213
AJE Ref #
576162065
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Responsible for performing exacting laboratory measurements on whole blood supernatants and other fluids. Performs preventative maintenance, calibrations and repairs on various lab equipment. Identifies, corrects and documents problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting. Acquires specialized knowledge of Respiratory Therapy modalities and cardiopulmonary physiology essential for assessing the compatibility of laboratory data to the patient's condition. Compiles daily statistics as directed. Communicates with physicians, nurses, therapists and other clinical personnel to achieve optimal patient care. Required:

* Bachelors degree or two years of college training in a health related science.
* Laboratory experience.