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MED LAB TECH PRN ROTATE

Job ID: 2105035157 Date posted: 05/26/2022 Facility: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale
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JOB SUMMARY

Processes and tests all types of laboratory specimens; reviews and reports lab results; performs operation, maintenance and advanced troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and equipment; acts as resource to other laboratory personnel.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

  • Ability to function in all areas of the clinical laboratory: blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology/immunology and urinalysis.
  • Responsible for performing moderate and high-complexity testing.
  • Alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
  • Performs quality control procedures and instrument checks.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of expected lab values for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
  • Notifies nursing unit and/or physician of critical lab values.
  • Maintains accurate laboratory records on procedures performed for statistics and billing.
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies.
  • Interacts professionally with the Director of Clinical Laboratory, Pathologist and clinical laboratory personnel.
  • Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Follows standard precautions at all times.
  • Manages and operates laboratory equipment safely and correctly.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.
  • Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, CAP, JCAHO, state and other regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.


Qualifications:

PROFESSIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
  • Adheres to scheduling requests of the department (Works weekends, no “special days off”, no exceptions).
  • Adheres to the Customer Service Standards of Sunnyvale while representing the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department and complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Utilizes computerized punch time system correctly.
  • Completes annual education requirements and maintains regulatory requirements.
  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean and wears identification while on duty.
  • Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion and has not missed any mandatory in-services.
  • Attends at least 8 staff meetings annually, is responsible for information presented at monthly staff meetings that he/she is unable to attend.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.

REGULATORY REQUIREMENTS

  • Required: Required: Associates degree or equivalent experience; graduate of accredited school of medical laboratory technicians or equivalent. The above meets required criteria as defined by CLIA regulations for High Complexity testing (42 CFR 493.1489, Jan. 24, 2003).
  • Required: 2 years as a medical laboratory technician; experience in acute care facility.
  • Required: Registered in accordance with an approved certifying agency (ASCP, NCA, AMT or CSMLS). Equivalency evaluation by NACES or AICE for non-US trained personnel must be completed within 30 days of hire. Licensure, as required by State.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Additional languages preferred.

SKILLS

  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Operates the following equipment correctly and safely: microscopes, centrifuges, hematology, chemistry, and other instrumentation.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.
Job: Med Tech
Primary Location: Sunnyvale, Texas
Facility: Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Sunnyvale
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Rotate

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