Medical Technologist - General Lab / Blood Bank - The Woodlands (7a - 3:30p)

 
Position: Medical Technologist - General Lab / Blood Bank - The Woodlands (7a - 3:30p)

Job ID: 150333

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO GENERAL LABORATORY

Talent Area: Laboratory

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7a - 3:30p / Full Time / Rotates Every 2 of 5 Weekends (Variable Rotation)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

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 and/or prepare products for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the provision of quality patient care.


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Responsibilities :

  • Determine the suitability of specimens and orders by verifying patient demographic information and receipt documentation, as well as recognize and troubleshoot erroneous orders
  • Organize and prioritize the workload so that services are provided as needed by the medical staff
  • Perform routine and special procedures accurately, evaluate the results for correctness, and recognize abnormal test results and use problem-solving procedures in a timely manner
  • Respond to emergency situations and STATs quickly and work collaboratively with your team
  • Communicate any quality control problems as they occur and maintain proper documentation along the way
  • Order supplies as needed to maintain set inventory levels and complete patient orders
  • Determine the suitability of supplies from receipt to final disposition and handle unsuitable supplies
  • Perform and document quality control procedures and instrument regular maintenance
  • Record the temperature and function of refrigerators and freezers
  • Participate in continuing education and in-service programs by attending section meetings, workshops, vendor-sponsored workshops, and seminars
  • Train new employees and other staff
  • Perform the assignments of “in-charge” technologist in the absence of the supervisor or technical specialist
  • Analyze specimens in proficiency testing programs to validate procedural competencies by obtaining accurate results


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in medical technology, laboratory science, chemical, physical, or biology science required
  • MT-STATE, MT-AAB, MT-AMT, CLSP, IMLS, BB-ASCP, C-ASCP, H-ASCP, MLS-ASCP, MT-ASCP, M-ASCP, MB-ASCP, or MP-ASCP license require


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