Medical Technologist - General Lab - West Campus (7p - 7a) 10 Hr. / Variable Shift

 
Position: Medical Technologist - General Lab - West Campus (7p - 7a) 10 Hr. / Variable Shift

Job ID: 151939

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC GENERAL LABORATORY

Talent Area: Laboratory

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 7p - 7a / Full Time / 10 Hr. Variable Shift / Rotates Every Other Weekend (Rotation Variable)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   To join our community of 14,000+ 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 required
  • Ability to operate a PC, cell washers, blood analyzers, gamma cell irradiator, microscopes, centrifuges, water baths, and agglutination viewers


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