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Medical Laboratory Technologist PRN

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Houston, TX, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

 

Medical Laboratory Technologist PRN - Laboratory

 

The Woman's Hospital of Texas opened in 1976 and ever since has remained the state's premier facility dedicated solely to the health of women and newborn infants.

 

Located near the Texas Medical Center, Woman’s offers 397 licensed beds, including a NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) and a full range of women’s health services and newborn infants.

 

More than 650 board-certified physicians at Woman's offer their expertise and an outstanding level of quality care in the areas of gynecology, obstetrical care, high-risk pregnancy and minimally invasive surgery.

 

The Woman’s Hospital of Texas is currently looking for a Medical Laboratory Technologist - Laboratory.


 

Responsibilities:
  • Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Manager, the Medical Lab Technologist performs routine, complex or specialized bacteriological, hematological, chemical, immunological, serological and immunoassay procedures on body fluids.
  • Requires no supervision for processing specimens, performing testing, or reporting results.  No review of patient results is required prior to reporting.
  • Maintains required competencies in all departments assigned.
  • Demonstrates accuracy for all testing performed.
  • Observes patient safety, risk management and infection control policies and procedures
  • Performs related quality control and CAP required proficiency testing according to policy and procedure.
  • Fulfills the duty and responsibility to maintain competence and to continue personal and professional growth.
  • Identifies and assists with opportunities for performance improvement activities on the unit and with other service areas.
  • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by taking ownership of time management, decreasing waste (of time and supplies) and promoting cost effectiveness while maintaining patient safety and quality of care. To actively market services to increase volume and awareness.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be an advocate for and strive to protect the health, safety and rights of the patient.
  • Interactions with patients and colleagues demonstrate compassion and respect for the inherent dignity, worth, and uniqueness of every individual, unrestricted by considerations of social or economic status or cultural beliefs.
  • Communicate effectively with other care providers (physicians, nurses, business office, and medical records) to provide for continuity of patient care and to meet the needs of the customers we serve.
  • Demonstrates ability to fulfill requirements of attendance, punctuality, and timekeeping practices.
  • Behaviors and interactions demonstrate a positive attitude, personal initiative and motivation to achieve the goals of the unit.
  • To uphold the standards of the profession and organization and practice ethically and with integrity.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • Education: Degreed Medical Technologist/Technician, MT/ASCP, MLT/ASCP or other certification recognized by CLIA, CAP and JCAHO required.
  • Certification: MT/ASCP, MLT/ASCP or other certification recognized by Laboratory Certification Agencies required.
  • Experience: One year of Clinical Laboratory experience preferred.

Facility: The Woman's Hospital of Texas- Houston
Job ID: 00162-100453
Category: Laboratory
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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