About Texas Children's Hospital
Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.
Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.
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We are searching for a Medical Technologist – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you’ll perform routine and special procedures to obtain data or prepare products for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the provision of quality patient care.
Think you’ve got what it takes?
- Prepare and perform tests on specimens
- Maintain documentation systems
- Order supplies as needed to maintain set inventory levels and complete patient orders
- Determine suitability of supplies at every step of handling from receipt to final disposition and immediately quarantines and/or discards unsuitable supplies
- Perform and document results of all quality control procedures according to the written guidelines in the appropriate logs and immediately quarantine any defective reagents
- Perform and document daily, weekly, quarterly and as-needed maintenance on instruments
- Demonstrate theoretical and practical knowledge of the procedures and instrumentation; maintain skills and demonstrates competency via performance, documentation, and observation by supervisory staff
- Participate in continuing education and in-service programs by attending section meetings, workshops, vendor sponsored workshops, and seminars; read professional publications and review procedure manuals; attend classes
- Document participation on attendance rosters or certificates in all aforementioned activities
- Perform assignment of "in-charge" technologist in the absence of the supervisor or technical specialist by prioritizing and expediting work flow and making decisions according to department guidelines and policies and documents problems encountered/resolved for review by supervisor
- Analyze specimens in proficiency testing programs to validate procedural competencies by obtaining accurate results periodically as directed by supervisor and document in records
- A Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, laboratory science, chemical, physical or biology science
- Knowledge of blood bank theory and laboratory operations
- At least one of the following certifications:
- Medical Technologist License from any state (MT-STATE)
- Medical Technologist (MT-AAB) certification issued the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB)
- Medical Technologist (MT-AMT) certification issued American Medical Technologists (AMT)
- Clinical Laboratory Specialist certification issued by NCA
- Or one (1) ASCP Technologist Certifications:
- Technologist in Blood Banking (BB)
- Technologist in Chemistry (C)
- Technologist in Hematology (H)
- Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)/Medical Technologist (MT)
- Technologist in Microbiology (M)
- Technologist in Molecular Biology (MB)/Technologist in Molecular Pathology (MP)
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