Catholic Health Initiatives Med Technologist I - Microbiology (Nights) in HOUSTON, Texas

Med Technologist I - Microbiology (Nights)

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Accurately analyzes and report all tests ordered by the Medical Staff in a timely manner to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs and results test procedures on patient specimens adhering to the Section’s Standard Operating Procedures to ensure accurate, timely reporting

  2. Ensures that major automated equipment is operational by performing required maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting procedures

  3. Performs required Quality Control procedures and Maintains records to ensure tests are being performed within control limits

  4. Assists in evaluation of new procedures and equipment to provide the physician with the most current laboratory technology

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

  6. Responsible for inventory of supplies

  7. Adheres to all regulatory requirements

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Licensure

Required:

  • 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 Experience

  • None required

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to communicate with others

Physical Requirements

Walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, and bending – Up to 30% of time

Sitting, reaching, grasping, and repetitive movements – More than 50% of time

Standing – 30% - 50% of time

Lifting up to 50 lbs – Up to 30% of time

Carrying up to 50 lbs – Up to 30% of time

Exposure to dust, fumes and odor – Up to 30% of time

Work near moving parts – More than 50% of time

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:

The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in position.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule nights

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0164490

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.