Medical Technologist- West Tower (7a – 3:30p)

Category : Healthcare
Location/City : TX - Houston
Id : 29603


We are searching for a Medical Technologist (Referred Testing) - someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you'll process patient specimens and perform clerical and other duties related to specimen processing for the Clinical Chemistry section of the Pathology Department for the diagnosis and treatment of disease resulting in the provision of quality patient care.

Think you've got what it takes?
Responsibilities:
  • Prioritizes specimens using ‘first-in-first-out' except when instructed to do otherwise for OR STATs or LTS (laboratory triage system)
  • Transport specimens to their testing station by following the walk patters designated in the material handler policies
  • Orders, labels, and processes specimens for testing in laboratory
  • Organizes and labels specimen and requisition according to the guidelines written in the send out procedure manual to meet requirements of reference labs
  • Centrifuges and processes specimens using the written procedure according to written instructions in the Referred Testing procedure manual
  • Communicates courteously with patients' families, nursing personnel, physicians, and other staff as needed to explain specimen requirements or handling procedures and problems
  • Communicates with reference labs for the exchange of information and most efficient processing of patient testing on a daily basis
  • Independently investigates and resolves discrepancies with patient demographics and OPTIO labels by contacting personnel in other departments, nurses, Admissions staff, using the EPM
  • Processes orders where the tests are not found in the online catalog
  • Performs result processing and billing
  • Performs mandated reading assignments and signing off on procedure manuals, books and memorandums as assigned in a timely manner; signs attendance rosters

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in any field
  • One of the following certifications is also required:
    • Certification as a Medical Technologist (MT) by ASCP, NCA,AMT, or CLS
    • Certification as a Medical Lab Scientist (MLS) by ASCP
    • Certification as a Clinical Lab Specialist (CLS) by NCA
    • Certification in Molecular Biology (MB), Molecular Pathology (MP), Blood
  • Ability to operate a PC and general office equipment
  • Ability to use a centrifuge, pneumatic tube system, and other laboratory related equipment

EOE-M/F/V/D

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