HCA, Hospital Corporation of America ASCP Certified Medical Technologist - PRN in San Antonio, Texas
Downtown San Antonio is the backdrop for a vibrant and diverse community of patients served by Metropolitan Methodist Hospital. Part of the Methodist Health System, Metropolitan is recognized for providing Center of Excellence level of care for cardiac, neuro, and bariatric patients. The Women’s Pavilion delivers over 4,000 babies a year. The urbanization of San Antonio has resulted in significant growth in our emergency services and intensive care. Our facility is large enough to provide a wide range of services but we are able to support individualized development in a personalized setting. We apply evidence based practice to every patient encounter. By focusing on continuous quality improvement, we seek to deliver world class care with a personal touch. The community and our family environment are at the heart of all we do and sustain our values driven organization.
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: ASCP Certified Medical Technologist - PRN
Location: Texas-San Antonio-Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
Requisition ID: 01578-72530