Medical Technologist I - Laboratory
Company: CHI St. Joseph Health
Posted on: November 8, 2019
Position Type: Regular Scheduled Hours per 2 week Pay Period: 80
Primary Location: TX > BRYAN > REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER JOB
SUMMARY 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. QUALIFICATIONS
Education Required: Post High School Education or equivalent
experience Preferred: Bachelor's Degree Major Required: Science
Preferred: Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, or
Medical Laboratory Science. Experience Required: N/A Preferred: 1-2
years Skills Required: N/A Preferred: N/A Licensure/Certifications
Required: MT (ASCP), (NAACLS) or equivalent Preferred: Training in
an ASCP School of Medical Technology or equivalent experience
ACCOUNTABILITIES ESSENTIAL 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 manuals. 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. OTHER Performs other duties as assigned to meet
the organization`s needs. Additional Information Requisition ID:
2019-R0252746 Schedule: Full-time Shift: Variable Market: CHI St.
Keywords: CHI St. Joseph Health, Bryan , Medical Technologist I - Laboratory, Other , Bryan, Texas
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