Fertility Centers of Illinois: Endocrine Lab Technician

IntegraMed America, Inc. Chicago, IL
For 1 in 8 couples, the dream of having a child is often challenged by infertility. It's not something we like to talk about but chances are, someone close to you is struggling with this very issue.

At the Fertility Centers of Illinois/IntegraMed Fertility, we believe that every woman, every couple, deserves compassionate care during the fertility treatment process. Bringing together the latest science and best-in-class service, we are doing everything we can to help them achieve their goals.

If you would like to make a transformative difference in people's lives and you are highly skilled and innately compassionate, we would love to learn more about you.

Fertility Centers of Illinois (FCI) is the fastest growing practice in the Chicago area dedicated to providing comprehensive fertility services. Our supportive and personalized approach to fertility care has led us to become one of the largest providers of fertility services in the United States.

We are seeking a full-time Endocrine Lab Tech for our River North Clinic, located at 900 North Kingsbury.

The hours for this position are 6:30 am to 12:30 pm, Monday-Friday.

This non-exempt, hourly position serves patients by providing precise and accurate laboratory results for the purpose of infertility assessment and management. Responsible for performing laboratory services in accordance with the Laboratory Operation Manual.

Responsibilities included, but not limited to the following:

Clinical/Technical

* Perform phlebotomy functions as needed including the preparation for both in-house testing and tests sent to outside laboratories.

* Perform hormone assays and report and record results

* Perform routine sperm preps and routine semen analyses

* Perform various office functions including photocopying, filing and retrieving patient charts, logging in laboratory tests results and assuring the appropriate physician reviews and signs off results

Team Communication

* Adhere to all policies and procedures communicated to endocrine laboratory staff

* Attend meetings as assigned

Professional Development

* Follow all state regulations regarding professional license

Confidential and Sensitive Information

* Maintain patient confidence and protects operations by keeping all patient information confidential

Scope of Financial Responsibility

* Direct all patient financial issues to the patient accounts department

* Participate in cost containment by appropriate use of supplies

* Ensure that all tests performed are billed

* Ensure that all lab specimens be sent to appropriate processing site

Skills/Requirements

* Associates degree in Laboratory Science

* Current M.T. license without limitations

* Must meet CLIA ''88 requirements of education and experience for Level 1 Endocrine Lab Technologist

* Minimum 2 to 3 years of laboratory experience required

* Must have ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team

* Ability to access, input and retrieve information from a computer

* Knowledge of office procedure and office machines (computers, fax, copier)

* Ability to work independently and demonstrate good judgment

* Ability to communicate accurately and concisely

* Ability to remain calm under stress

* Excellent interpersonal skills

Fertility Centers of Illinois participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is a service that verifies authorization to work in the U.S through the U.S Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S Department of Social Security (SSA).

All offers of employment with Fertility Centers of Illinois/Integramed are contingent upon the background check, drug screen and reference check process.