MED TECHNOLOGIST I; SCS LABORATORY; 8:30P - 7A
Company: CHI St. Lukes Health
Location: College Station
Posted on: February 10, 2019
Position Type: FULL TIME
Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: TX > COLLEGE STATION > SJH SCS EMERGENCY CENTER
Responsible for the analysis of laboratory specimens and subsequent result
reporting according to laboratory protocol and procedures to fulfill the
requests of the prescribing physician. Performs clinical testing in any or all
of the following laboratory areas: blood bank, chemistry, coagulation,
hematology, immunology, microbiology, and urinalysis. The technologist works
independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines.
Required: Post High School Education or equivalent experience
Preferred: Bachelor's Degree
Preferred: Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or Medical
Preferred: 1-2 years
Required: MT (ASCP), (NAACLS) or equivalent
Preferred: Training in an ASCP School of Medical Technology or equivalent
- Performs in all assigned areas of the
laboratory. Provides accurate and appropriate testing of specimens received in
the laboratory, according to established laboratory protocol and procedures to
fulfill the requests of the prescribing physician.
- Reports test results in a timely manner and
according to established laboratory protocol and procedures to ensure that all
patients receive appropriate treatment promptly.
- Follows established procedures for
laboratory quality control and reports discrepancies to the appropriate
supervisor to guarantee the lab maintains utmost quality.
- Performs daily, weekly, monthly, or as
needed maintenance on instruments and equipment as appropriate, to ensure that
all equipment is in working order. Performs calibration of equipment as
required. Troubleshoots instruments, equipment, reagents, and patient specimens
when problems occur. Notifies the supervisor if unable to solve the problem.
- Attends educational conferences and
seminars to stay abreast of laboratory methodology, instrumentation, procedures,
and policies to offer the highest quality testing to the laboratory.
- Dependable and is punctual as defined by
department policy to ensure that work is started and completed on time. Follows
department rules regarding scheduling and schedule changes. Demonstrates
willingness to adjust schedule to meet departmental needs. Takes calls according
to department policy.
- Complies with established laboratory and
hospital policies for universal precautions and safety procedures to protect all
patients and staff. When handling blood and/or body fluids, standard precaution
procedures will be followed in order to minimize exposure to infectious
diseases. Safety policies and procedures will be followed when using chemicals.
- Demonstrates respect and regard for the
dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a
professional, responsible, and courteous environment.
- Reads and follows all organizational and
departmental policies and procedures to remain in good standing with the
organization and leads by example. Assists in updating policy and procedure
- Attends all required safety training
programs to stay abreast of latest safety precautions and procedures, and can
describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety,
department/service safety, and specific job related hazards. Follows the
hospital exposure control plans/blood borne and airborne pathogens.
- Performs other duties as assigned to meet
the organization`s needs.
- Requisition ID: 2018-R0198049
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Night Job
- Market: CHI St. Joseph Health
Keywords: CHI St. Lukes Health, College Station , MED TECHNOLOGIST I; SCS LABORATORY; 8:30P - 7A, Healthcare , College Station, Texas
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