Med Laboratory Technician PRN in El Paso, Texas, United States
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Las Palmas Medical Center

Med Laboratory Technician PRN

El Paso, TX, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Laboratory   Job ID: 368568
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Introduction

Do you have the PRN career opportunities as a(an) Med Laboratory Technician PRN you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Las Palmas Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

Las Palmas Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Med Laboratory Technician PRN where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under general supervision, performs routine, complex or specialized bacteriological, hematological, chemical, immunological, serological and immunoassay procedures on body fluids which will aid in the diagnosis and evaluation of the treatment of diseases while maintaining the highest standards of medical technology. He/she must maintain the highest standards of any and all accrediting agencies. Performs related quality control and clerical work as required.

POPULATION SERVED:

Clinical Laboratory services performed on patients from Neonate to Geriatric ages.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

A. Medical Laboratory Technician Responsibilities (Testing Personnel Responsibilities - CMS)

  • 1. Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and
  • maintaining records of patient test results.
  • 2. Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are test in the same manner as patient specimens.
  • 3. Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control activities, instrument and
  • procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
  • 4. Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the
  • laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance.
  • 5. Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results
  • and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the Supervisor, Laboratory Manager or
  • Director.
  • 6. Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established
  • performance specifications.

B. Able to maintain competency in performing test procedures and report test results promptly, accurately and proficiently. Evaluations will be performed using the following competency observations.

  • 1. Direct observations of routine patient test performance, including patient preparation, if applicable, specimen handling, processing and testing;
  • 2. Monitoring the recording and reporting of test results;
  • 3. Review of intermediate test results or worksheets, quality control records, proficiency testing results, and preventive maintenance records;
  • 4. Direct observation of performance of instrument maintenance and function checks.
  • 5. Assessment of test performance through testing previously analyzed specimens, internal blind testing samples or external proficiency testing samples; and,
  • 6. Assessment of problem solving skills

C. Performs clinical laboratory assays in one or more of the technical disciplines.

  • 1. Demonstrates good knowledge concerning techniques and theory.
  • 2. Performs tests accurately and precisely according to written policies and procedures and established practices.
  • 3. Learns and adapts well to new instrumentation and techniques.
  • 4. Ensures that assay results are reported in a timely, legible, and meaningful format with appropriate reference values and/or interpretive comments and delivered to the appropriate clinical practitioner/clinical area.
  • 5. Ensures that test selection and reference ranges are appropriate for the age of the patient.
  • 6. Performs duties with minimal supervision, showing appropriate independent judgment.

D. Ensures timely availability of laboratory results.

  • 1. Organizes work and work area for efficiency of performance.
  • 2. Performs work with sufficient speed to allow acceptable turnaround time of results.
  • 3. Demonstrates good productivity as judged by efficient use of time and volume of testing and other duties performed.
  • 4. Prioritizes work appropriate to relative importance and critical nature.
  • 5. Immediately reports and documents critical values.

E. Ensures the quality of analyses through quality control, quality assurance, and maintenance activity.

  • 1. Performs quality control activities appropriate to each assay performed, and responds appropriately to outlier results.
  • 2. Successfully participates in proficiency testing activities in each technical area for which the employee has responsibilities.
  • 3. Participates in preventive maintenance and repair of instrumentation.
  • 4. Participates in preparation of calibrators, reagents and other materials.

F. Participates in training and educational activities for the laboratory.

  • 1. Helps train new employees or those with less experience in a technical area.
  • 2. Participates in providing in-service education for the laboratory and other hospital personnel.

G. Performs other related duties as directed or required.

REQUIRED LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONS

None

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

Associates degree in Applied Science Medical Laboratory Technology.

PREFERRED EDUCATION, LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Preferred general 1-2 years of clinical laboratory experience or equivalent clinical laboratory training. Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) preferred.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES

Ability to relate professionally with people, analytical abilities, ability to problem solve, train employees and to interact with the team. Organizational skills, time management skills, written and verbal communications skills. Excellent customer service skills required. Ability to navigate through information using acquired computer abilities and skills.

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Las Palmas Medical Centeris a 300+ bed full-service hospital in El Paso. It is home to the region’s only kidney transplant center. The facility offers a range of services including emergency care with a Level III trauma center, cardiac care, women’s services, pediatric care and NICU, cancer care, and more. Las Palmas Medical Center is part of Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare. We are a leading healthcare provider for El Paso and the surrounding region that is part of HCA Healthcare.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Med Laboratory Technician PRN opening. We review all applications. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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