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Medical Technologist

Company: Surgery Partners
Location: Lubbock
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionShift: Full Time Monday 11am-9pm/Tuesday-Thursday 9am-7pm
GENERAL SUMMARY





    • The medical technologist is a member of the professional laboratory technical team responsible for performing, reporting, and interpreting all levels of testing under general supervision.




    • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS


      • Accurately performs correct blood collection procedures using a variety of standard equipment and ensures timely and appropriate transportation to the laboratory.


      • Identifies patients and labels specimens correctly and legibly according to departmental policy.


      • Processes, labels, and stores specimens appropriately for subsequent testing.


      • Performs laboratory procedures, reports and evaluates test results in all laboratory areas ensuring accuracy, reliability, and validity of results through application of clinical knowledge and training. Performs testing with respect to quality and timeliness.


      • Demonstrates awareness of and compliance with the laboratory record keeping, test resulting and report handling policies.


      • Understands quality control policies and demonstrates skills required to perform quality control procedures and evaluate quality control results.


      • Demonstrates ability to operate, troubleshoot and maintain instrumentation, perform calibration, and participate in technical and operational problem solving. Documents and reports concerns according to lab policies.


      • Effectively uses a variety of computer systems and programs.


      • Maintains confidentiality of all pertinent patient care information to assure that patient rights are protected.


      • Promotes positive morale and team work by interacting effectively with members of the laboratory, and other service areas of the hospital and external customers.


      • Orients, mentors, and teaches clinical laboratory methods, procedures, and techniques to new employees or co-workers as applicable.


      • Participates in staff meetings, continuing education and mandatory in-services.


      • Complies with all safety and regulatory practices, policies, and procedures.


      • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.




      • MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED


        • Ability to perform complex, advanced clinical procedures and to effect appropriate modifications to existing procedures


        • Ability to independently analyze, verify, and assess clinical and/or laboratory data.


        • Ability to provide technical guidance, leadership, and instructions to new employees and lower level professional staff within area of expertise.


        • Ability to identify and evaluate clinical testing problems and to effect corrective procedures and modifications.


        • Ability to monitor and/or maintain quality control standards


        • Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and apply common sense understanding to a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


        • Must be able to provide excellent customer service.


        • Know the definitions of fundamental computer terms related to applications software and desktop PC's


        • Know how to open, read, and respond to email


        • Know how to manage electronic files


        • Know how to print electronic documents and reports




        • MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED


          • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university; Medical Technology degree preferred.


          • Experience preferred




          • LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION



            • *MT (ASCP), MLS(ASCP) or CLS (NCA), or other applicable national certification. If this certification is not complete and/or current at time of hire, it must be done within one (1) year from date of hire








Keywords: Surgery Partners, Lubbock , Medical Technologist, Healthcare , Lubbock, Texas

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