HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Certified Medical Technologist – Laboratory - FT- Nights in San Antonio Live Oak, Texas
Northeast Methodist Hospital has played a major role in the phenomenal economic growth experienced in northeast Bexar County. Located in the city of Live Oak at Interstate 35 and Judson Road, Northeast Methodist Hospital has undergone major renovations to upgrade and expand the facility and services to better meet the needs of this area. The expansion facilitated advanced services in 24-hour emergency, surgical, cardiovascular (three cardiac cath labs with electrophysiology capabilities) units, a spacious intensive care unit and inpatient rehabilitation services. A new orthopedic service has recently been implemented – The Joint Replacement Academy – offering the latest treatment options for knee and hip pain. Northeast Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center.
What sets us apart is that we recognize and value the unique needs of each of our patients. It is a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve our community when they need us most. Many of our patients find that our staff is among the friendliest group of people you will meet.
Ours is a hospital that is patient-focused and staffed by health care experts who genuinely care for the well-being of others. It is our promise—as part of Methodist Healthcare’s mission of Serving Humanity to Honor God.
The Clinical Laboratory Scientist II is responsible for performing complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis and treatment of diseases, analyzing and assuming accountability for accurate test results, maintenance of complicated instruments, and monitoring quality control and quality assurance programs.
Essential Job Functions: 1. Performs specimen processing and testing, including moderate and high complexity testing. 2. Analyzes test results - demonstrates knowledge of pathological processes in correlation with disease states and test results. 3. Understands, performs, and practices preventive maintenance. Troubleshoots and takes corrective action. Demonstrates pro-active problem solving skills by taking appropriate action and knowing when to seek guidance to complete troubleshooting protocol. 4. Understands, performs, and practices quality control when running controls, evaluating data, documentation of data, and taking corrective action as required. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist II communicates any relevant QC information to supervisor/lead tech. 5. Reviews, writes, or modifies departmental procedures or policies. 6. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist II gains skills quickly, and completes competency checklists for this position. Assumes responsibility for own development through cross-training in other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory operation of the department or to permit flexible staffing assignments.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: A. High school diploma (or equivalent), with 15 years of clinical lab experience -OR- B. Associates Degree with minimum 5 years of experience in Clinical Lab setting. -OR- C. Bachelor’s Degree with clinical lab experience (preferred)
LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: One of the following certifications is required: MT(ASCP), MT(AMT), MT(AAB), CLS(NCA), MT(HEW), CLT(NCA), MLT(ASCP), or MLT(AMT) Certification is waived for those with 15 years of lab experience (per CLIA 1988 guidelines)
Title: Certified Medical Technologist – Laboratory - FT- Nights
Location: Texas-San Antonio Live Oak-Northeast Methodist Hospital
Requisition ID: 01574-69893