Catholic Health Initiatives Med Technologist II - Days in PASADENA, Texas

Med Technologist II - Days

Description

Patients Medical Center

(PMC) provides inpatient and outpatient medical and surgical services to

residents of Pasadena, Deer Park, La Porte, Baytown, and Clear Lake. The

facility includes 53 medical/surgical beds, eight ICU beds and three endoscopy

rooms, and offers a range of primary and specialized services—wound care,

general surgery, gastroenterology, occupational health, heart and

vascular, women’s services, diagnostic imaging, outpatient rehab services,

and sleep disorders.

Accurately analyzes and reports all

tests ordered by the medical staff in a timely manner to aid in the diagnosis

and treatment of patients. must also act as a team leader by assisting and

guiding staff in decision-making, and by taking on other areas of

responsibility.

Qualifications

Minimum Job

Qualifications

Minimum

Education: Bachelor's Degree; Certification as a Medical

Technologist – MT (ASCP), or MLS, or AMT, or NCA, or Specialty certification

depending on lab section (e.g. M(ASCP) for Microbiology, H(ASCP) for Hematology,

etc.)

Minimum years in field

previous to employment: Three (3) years of experience in Medical Technology

  • Extensive knowledge of specialized

medical diagnostic laboratory tests and medical terminology in order to perform

specialized medical laboratory diagnostic tests

  • Critical thinking

skills

Position

Responsibilities

  1. All duties as described for the

Medical Technologist

  1. Process specimens and perform

procedures in accordance with the Section Standard Operating Procedure Manual

Accurately and completely, and do so within an appropriate timeframe, in an

organized and efficient manner

  1. Perform quality control,

preventive maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting of instruments, with

the added responsibility of ensuring that these tasks are performed and

documented by all personnel assigned to such tasks, and taking appropriate

action as needed. A further responsibility is the preparation of QC reports for

supervisory and pathologist review, and ensuring that records are complete and

accurate, to meet any and all regulatory agency requirements

  1. Participate in any and all

continuing education activities as they become available, and share knowledge

gained with superiors and co-workers, for the purpose of improvement of Section

instrumentation and procedures

  1. Assist in purchasing duties, and

supply inventory

  1. Follow established safety

procedures, and be familiar with fire and disaster response

  1. Evaluate and recommend new

instrumentation and/or testing procedures for their specific area of

expertise

  1. Act as “group leader” by

assisting and directing other staff in work duties as needed, and ensuring

smooth workflow

  1. Participates in opportunities

for continuing education and/or teaching, training according to the Section

Performance Standards to enhance technical skills

  1. Prepare and present reports as

needed and attend required meetings

Job Laboratory

Primary Location TEXAS-PASADENA

Daily Schedule Days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1700000323