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Medical Technologist - Lab Services - Covenant Plainview

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Plainview
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Covenant Health is seeking a On Call / Per Diem, Day Shift Medical Technologist with the Laboratory Services Department at Covenant Plainview.

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Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Section Supervisor, the Medical Technologist employs professional knowledge and judgment to perform technical, physical, clerical and quality assurance functions in the department.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs various chemical, microscopic, morphologic and other tests as assigned, independently, and in accordance with established procedures and policies.

  • Evaluates the validity of results, accurately records and reports results.

  • Performs quality control, standardization curves, calibration, and equipment maintenance procedures as directed; recognizes and reports problems and documents corrective action.

  • Responsible for the completion of all procedures scheduled during the work shift, and for maintaining a clean, neat and organized work area.

  • Performs various technical and clerical tasks related to receiving, processing, and instrument interfaces related to departmental operating functions.

  • Effectively uses all computer equipment, programs, and instrument interfaces related to departmental operating functions.

  • Maintains required records and prepares various reports, as requested.

  • Outreach Lab Services:

  • Coordinates scheduling and staffing for both IP and OP areas.

  • Performs duties of a lab assistants (Central Processing and Phlebotomy) when necessary.

  • Consistently demonstrates and encourages teamwork, professionalism, courtesy and respect to others.

  • Leads day to day operations for lab assistants in both IP and OP areas.

  • Responsible for maintaining supplies/inventory and documentation.

  • Adheres to all safety regulations and ensures departmental compliance (includes CAP Specimen collection).

  • Relays test results accurately.

  • Develop, administers and maintain employee training materials and schedules to ensure employee competencies in both phlebotomy and Central processing duties.

  • Troubleshooting and researching of lab process related to collection of specimen, order entry and billing.

  • Other duties:

  • Under the supervision of section leader perform urinalysis testing, blood release in Hematology, chemistry and Blood Bank, Assist in the suet up of microbiology cultures and performs limited testing.

  • Proficient in EMR and LIS systems.

  • Phlebotomy:

  • Maintains records and procedures to comply with CAP, JCAHO and other regulating agencies.

  • Maintains standards of Phlebotomy through scheduled instruction and training.

  • Central Processing/Data Entry/Reception.

  • Coordinates reception and processing of patients, specimens and reports.

  • Resolves errors related to order entry and billing.

    Minimum Position Requeirements


    • Bachelor's Degree Medical Technology, Clinical Lab Science or equivalent science.

      Preferred Position Qualifications:


      • 1 year Work experience in a clinical laboratory, preferably in a hospital setting.

        Licenses and Certifications:

        • Certification by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

        • Outreach Lab Services: Phlebotomy Certification.

          Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

          For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

          As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

          Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

          Covenant Medical Center - CMC
          Covenant Children's
          Covenant Specialty
          Covenant Plainview - PLV
          Covenant Levelland - LVL
          Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock)
          Covenant Medical Group (CMG)
          Covenant Health Partners
          Hospice of Lubbock

          Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

          Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as "on call, per diem" refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as "as needed basis" to fill in for staff vacancies.

          Company: Covenant Health

          Category: Medical Technologist

          Req ID: R357767

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Lubbock , Medical Technologist - Lab Services - Covenant Plainview, Healthcare , Plainview, Texas

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