Catholic Health Initiatives Medical Technologist II (PRN) in PASADENA, Texas

Medical Technologist II (PRN)

Description

Job Summary:

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.

Essential Duties:

  1. All duties as described for the Medical Technologist

  2. Process specimens and perform procedures in accordance with the Section Standard Operating Procedure Manual Accurately and completely, and do so within an appropriate time frame, in an organized and efficient manner

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Assist in purchasing duties, and supply inventory

  6. Follow established safety procedures, and be familiar with fire and disaster response

  7. Evaluate and recommend new instrumentation and/or testing procedures for their specific area of expertise

  8. Act as “group leader” by assisting and directing other staff in work duties as needed, and ensuring smooth workflow

  9. Participates in opportunities for continuing education and/or teaching, training according to the Section Performance Standards to enhance technical skills

  10. Prepare and present reports as needed and attend required meetings

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree

Experience:

  • 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

License/Certification:

  • 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.)

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.

  • Adheres to and exhibits our core values :

  • Reverence : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

  • Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.

  • Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

  • Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

  • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.

  • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.

  • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.

  • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers

Job Laboratory

Primary Location TEXAS-PASADENA

Daily Schedule Varies

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 1700000386