Rush University Medical Center  Work Study Student in Chicago, Illinois

Job Title: Work Study Student


Shift: 1st

Full/Part: Active Temporary Restricted PT (1 to 39 hours per pay period)


Job Number: 2018-2845

Job Description:

Position Highlights : The laboratory technician enters patient demographic information and places laboratory test orders in the LIS. Issues laboratory results over the telephone in a professional and courteous manner.

Position Responsibilities : Order Laboratory Tests. Correctly label specimens with no labeling errors. Perform multiple computer entry/inquiry/receiving functions.

Work the pneumatic Tube Station according to operation guidelines. Prepare specimens accordingly for transport/delivery. Document specimen receipt and resolve problems if necessary. Properly uses telephone and gives accurate information.

Perform tests and report result. Reports correct verbal results over the phone.Process phone order Add-On and Epic requests. Perform courier specimen pick up in a timely manner. Notify the appropriate personnel of problems. Volunteers or willingly participates in special projects and completes them within an agreed upon time frame.

Anatomic Pathology Duties: Print cassettes labels and stains frozen sections with H&E dye. Files requisitions and files and discards specimens.

Position Qualifications : High School graduate. Medical Technology student.

Knowledge of medical and laboratory terminology preferred.

Experience: Typing skills of 35 wpm. Reports to: Laboratory Supervisor Working Conditions: The Technician's time is divided between laboratory test order entry and working in a laboratory with frequent exposure to potentially infectious specimens.

Company Highlights:

For demonstrating leadership in the use of information technology, Rush University Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital have been listed among the most wired hospitals in the nation by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care.

Rush's 14-story hospital Tower is the cornerstone of the Rush Transformation, and is the symbol of a philosophy-an evolution in the delivery of patient-centered care.

Rush offers a competitive salary, valuable healthy living benefits to include: health, dental and vision to help you maintain and improve your health. Rush also offers several ways to invest in your future. Whether you’re saving for retirement or a child’s education, Rush offers benefits to help you make the most of your money…now and in the future.

Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.