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Medical Lab Technologist

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19959

Position Summary

Day Shift

Collects and prepares specimens from patients of all ages for laboratory analysis. Performs laboratory analysis on laboratory specimens to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.  Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance and Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program and Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Performs laboratory tests, evaluates data, and provides information for the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
  1. Evaluates quality control data to assess accuracy, reproducibility and validity of laboratory results.
  1. Report results in prescribed manner, i.e. computer, telephone, fax.
  1. Maintains records and reports as needed to ensure adherence to necessary quality control measures.
  1. Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Courtesy, Quality, and Efficiency that support our mission, vision and values:
      • SAFETY: Prevent Harm – I put safety first in everything I do.  I take action to ensure the safety of others.
      • COURTESY: Serve Others – I treat others with dignity and respect.  I project a professional image and positive attitude.
      • QUALITY: Improve Outcomes – I continually advance my knowledge, skills and performance.  I work with others to achieve superior results.
      • EFFICIENCY: Reduce Waste – I use time and resources wisely.  I prevent defects and delays.
  1. Performs scheduled and as needed instrument maintenance and recognizes instrument malfunctions, performing appropriate troubleshooting as needed.
  1. Participates in the collection of specimens and samples.
  1. Be knowledgeable of and abide by safety regulations.
  1. Maintain confidentiality of all information regarding patients according to policy.
  1. Participates in the orientation and/or training of personnel as directed by administrative staff, supervisor or other authorized personnel.
  1. Performs other tasks as determined by the director, administrative staff, supervisor or other authorized personnel in order to maintain primary departmental functions.
  1. Contributes to effective customer relations by assisting patients, visitors, physicians to resolve expressed concerns and by demonstrating a welcoming and helpful attitude.
  1. Ensures that professional and personal activities conform to Memorial Medical Center’s strategic plan and philosophy regarding the Guest Relations Program.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.


The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience


Associates degree required. Individuals hired prior to September 2014 with a high school diploma or equivalent and have documentation of training appropriate for the moderate complexity testing performed prior to analyzing patient specimens (as outlined in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations) may be considered in lieu of degree.


Registered as a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) – ASCP or equivalent required. If hired prior to September 2014, five years of experience may be considered in lieu of registration.

Springfield, IL

Justin Barney


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