HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Round Rock Medical Center - Medical Technologist Lead (Lead Blood Bank Tech) in Round Rock, Texas
POSITON SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of the clinical manager and/or director, performs laboratory testing and related documentation functions accurately and in a timely manner to provide information for provision of patient care. Performs both routine and specialized test procedures requiring independent judgment. Oversees the technical functions of a laboratory section/shift.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Respects and maintains the confidentiality of information relative to the Laboratory. Adheres to Laboratory safety policies and regulations. Works with minimal direction; consults with other technical staff, Supervisor(s), Laboratory Manager, Laboratory Director and/or Pathologist(s) as needed. Functions as a liaison between the laboratory and the laboratory customers. Provides care for neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Operates general laboratory equipment, including but not limited to: telephones, computers, computer keyboards, automated analyzers, centrifuges, microscopes, manual and automated pipettes.
Ability to read and write in English. Ability to read and analyze technical reports. Ability to write accurate and concise clinical documents. Ability to collect data for further analysis. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the Laboratory and with Laboratory customers.
Must be able to demonstrate understanding of national patient safety initiatives by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures as required by both HCA and Round Rock Medical Center. Adheres to isolation policies and procedures. Utilizes universal precautions at all times. Works autonomously and with supervision. Interfaces with the public, physicians, staff, patients and administration and ancillary/support department representative. Maintains confidentiality of patient medical records. Regular and predictable attendance is required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Required:Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college; Graduation from a clinical rotation or internship in an accredited medical technology program or a 50-week military training course or an acceptable equivalent which results in eligibility to take the registry exam in Medical Technology (Clinical Laboratory Science). Course work leading to graduation must be completed no later than 6 months from the date of hire.
Preferred:Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science. Three to five years’ experience working in an acute care hospital laboratory
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:
Required:Certified as a Medical Technologist by ASCP, NCA, AMT, HEW. (New graduates and new hires are given a 6 month grace period from the time of graduation/hire to meet the certification requirement).
Preferred:MT (ASCP) or NCA CLS is the preferred certification.
Title: Round Rock Medical Center - Medical Technologist Lead (Lead Blood Bank Tech)
Location: Texas-Round Rock-Round Rock Medical Center
Requisition ID: 06240-47623