Medical Technologist Lead
Location:
Houston , Texas
Posted:
October 16, 2017
Reference:
03198-84281
Kingwood Medical Center - Kingwood, Texas

Lead Medical Technologist- Lab

The most advanced hospital services available in the Houston area are right in your own backyard at Kingwood Medical Center. As part of the nationwide HCA Healthcare system, Kingwood patients have access to advanced medical care and physicians trained at top hospitals. HCA and Kingwood Medical Center also provide the communities of Northeast Houston, Humble, New Caney and Cleveland, Texas with education and outreach programs.
Our doctors, nurses and staff are committed to preserving and extending the health of our patients. Here are just a few ways we show that commitment:
• 24-hour emergency room
• Innovative and customized cardiovascular services, including heart and vascular surgery
• State of the art imaging and endoscopy services for more accurate diagnosis and treatment plans
• Inpatient rehab for physical recovery from stroke, trauma, orthopedic injuries and more
• Neurosciences program including our Joint-Commission-accredited Primary Stroke Center and the Sleep Center of Excellence
• Women's Center and pediatric services with access to pediatric specialists 24/7

Kingwood Medical Center is currently accepting applications for Lead Medical Technologist- Lab

Responsibilities:

Is responsible for providing department specific guidance, and training medical laboratory technicians and technologists. Assists in the investigation and resolution of departmental specific problems/complaints from physicians' patients, and their families, nursing and other laboratory or hospital personnel. Performs clinical laboratory testing in all/or designated areas and is responsible for reviewing daily reports. He/she is responsible for reviewing monthly quality control for his/her section, to include documenting variances and providing explanations for outliers and/or trending. Ensures major automated equipment is operational by performing required maintenance, calibration, and troubleshooting procedures daily, or as needed. Ensures adequate supply levels for the assigned section and/or department. Instrumental in the review and preparation of departmental policies and procedures. Performs laboratory testing as necessary. Participates in bi-annual CAP inspections. Communicates to Laboratory Management all issues concerning the functioning of the laboratory. Employee will be responsible for knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychological, educational, safety and related criteria for the neonate, infant child, adolescent, adult and geriatric population. He/she will perform tasks as assigned by the Supervisor within his/her scope of training.
Qualifications:
Minimum Education and Training:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Medical Technology or related area of specialty. Certification/registration or certification/registry eligible as a Medical Technologist required

Minimum Work Experience:
3-5 years clinical laboratory experience.

Skills:
Familiarity with basic laboratory equipment and procedures.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Proven leadership skills.

License/Registration/Certification:
MT (ASCP) or equivalent.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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