Medical Technologist - PRN
Location:
Austin , Texas
Posted:
September 07, 2017
Reference:
06676-50716

Responsible for competently performing moderate and high complexity testing. Analyzes, reviews and reports test results and quality control results and
takes remedial action when indicated. Ensures specimen integrity by adhering to the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing.
Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, performance improvement and safety.

General Responsibilities
Operates general laboratory equipment, including but not limited to: telephones, computer keyboards and CRT, automated analyzers, centrifuges, microscopes, manuals and automated pipettes. Must be able to demonstrate understanding of HCA's and St. David's "Patients First" safety initiative by strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures. 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 with the laboratory and with laboratory customers.
Qualifications:
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, section supervisor(s) 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.

Education:
Required: B.S. in Chemical, Biological, Medical Technology or Physical Science; or equivalent exam

Experience:
Required: One year of laboratory training from an accredited program if B.S. is not in Medical Technology
Preferred: One year of laboratory testing in a high complexity environment

Credentials:
Preferred:
Certified in the area of Clinical Laboratory Science by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists, National Certification Agency for Clinical Laboratory Personnel 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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