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CLINICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGIST I, OPT A

We continually strive for a workforce that reflects the growing diversity within the State of Illinois.  A variety of employee backgrounds, perspectives, ideas and experiences are crucial to our ability to most effectively serve the public.  Bilingual skills welcome

Reasonable Accommodation Statement

Persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations throughout the hiring process and during performance of all job duties.  Please email the Central Management Services Disability Resource Center at CMS.DisabilityResCen@illinois.gov or call (217) 524 - 7514 for further information and to request an accommodation.

Sponsorship for Employment

The State of Illinois does not provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g. H-1B visa status).  To be considered for permanent employment with the State of Illinois, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Disclosure of Salary Information

In compliance with the Illinois Equal Pay Act, 820 ILCS 112/1 et seq., the State does not seek, request, or require a job applicant’s wage or salary history.  Employment decisions are not made based on an applicant’s wage or salary history.  To that end, please do not include wage or salary information in your resume or other profile or application materials.

Date:  May 13, 2022
Location: 

Chicago, IL, US, 60612-4224

Job Requisition ID:  14380

Agency:  Department of Public Health  

Office: Disease Control

Division: Laboratory

Posting ID: 85-22-0209

Posted: 05/13-05/26/2022
Salary:  $4793-$7089/monthly 
Job Type:  Salaried Full Time 
County: Cook
Number of Vacancies: 1
Plan/BU:  RC062 

 

Collective Bargaining Agreement language applies to this requisition:
We are currently transitioning away from a paper application process to an electronic application process. This position has not been transitioned. Please follow the directions below when applying to this position.

 

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE

**DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

 

CMS100/B Employment Application and all applicable documentation should be submitted to the Agency email listed below.

 

Posting Identification #

  85-22-0209

Agency Marketing Statement

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is tasked with the oversight of communities within Illinois to achieve and maintain optimal health and safety.  With an annual budget of over $600 million in state and federal funds, 7 regional offices, 3 laboratories and over 1,100 employees, IDPH is equipped to fulfill its mission of protecting the health and wellness of the people of Illinois through the prevention, health promotion, regulation and control of disease and injury.

Position Overview

Under general supervision, subject to the provisions of the CLIA ‘88 , is responsible for conducting and interpreting less complex clinical laboratory tests for the detection of Hepatitis, Rabies and syphilis, QA/QC activities, preventive maintenance, researching new technologies and providing input to the supervisor concerning new testing methodologies.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Performs Immunoassays for the detection of Hepatitis B surface antigen (HbsAg), antibody to Hepatitis B surface antigen (anti-HB’s), antibody to Hepatitis B core antigen (Total Core), and IgM antibody to Hepatitis B Core antigen (Core IgM), and HIV.
  2. Performs direct fluorescent Rabies antibody assays (DFA’s) on specimens submitted for routine and emergency testing.
  3. Provides assistance to other units.
  4. Performs and documents quality control of testing procedures and preventive maintenance of equipment. 
  5. Participates in approved proficiency testing programs that serve to measure the quality of test reagents and technical proficiency.
  6. Assists with research on an investigational basis of new technologies and procedures under consideration for laboratory implementation.
  7. Performs other duties as assigned or required which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree in medical technology from a recognized college or university; or a bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university in one of the chemical, biological, or physical sciences, supplemented by one year’s professional clinical laboratory experience.
  • Requires working knowledge or methods and techniques of clinical laboratory analysis, working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of microscopes, analytical balance and centrifuges. 
  • Ability to apply sterile techniques, maintain accurate records; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Excellent computer skills and work experience in Microsoft software products including, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc. is highly desirable.

Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM  
Work Location: 2121 W Taylor St Chicago, IL 60612-4224

Job Function:  Sciences and Natural Resources  

 

CANDIDATES MUST SUBMIT A SEPARATE BID FORM (as applicable) AND CMS-100/B FOR EACH POSTED VACANCY APPLIED FOR. 

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

DO NOT APPLY ONLINE.

 

Please submit application via email to: DPH.HRApplications@illinois.gov

 

Include Posting ID #:  85-22-0209 and applicant's name in the subject line when applying.

 

Current State Employees:

  • Seeking a Promotion – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100B Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency email address listed above.
    • Older versions of the CMS-100B will not be graded or returned to applicants. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100B (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Transfer – Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid FormTransfer Request, and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency email address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

  • Seeking a Reduction - Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency email address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

 Former State Employees:

  • Submit an Official Position Vacancy Bid Form and CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) to the Agency email address listed above.
    • A separate Bid form and Application is required for each Posting Identification#/Job Requisition ID # or your bid will be rejected. 
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 (version dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

Non-State Employees:

  • Submit a CMS-100 Employment Application (version dated 9/2020 or after) and official college transcripts (where applicable) to the Agency email address listed above.
    • Documentation is required for each Posting/Bid ID or your application(s) will be rejected.  
    • Failure to complete and submit the new CMS-100 version (dated 9/2020 or after) will result in your application being rejected.

 

** DO NOT CLICK THE APPLY BUTTON**

You MUST send a paper application to the Agency email listed above.