Job Ref: 25741
Talent Area: Laboratory
Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, TX 77030
Area/Department: Referral Testing
Employment Type: Regular
Job Type: PRN
Organization: Houston Methodist
Work Shift: EVENING (PRN)
Work Week: M - F
Since its founding in 1919, Houston Methodist Hospital has earned worldwide recognition. Houston Methodist Hospital is affiliated with the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation's leading centers for medical education and research. Houston Methodist is consistently ranked in U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospital” list and was recently named the number one hospital in Texas. FORTUNE magazine has placed Houston Methodist on its annual list of “100 Best Companies To Work For” since 2006. Houston Methodist Hospital directs millions of research dollars into patient care and offers the latest innovations in medical, surgical and diagnostic techniques. With 1,119 licensed beds, 67 operating rooms and over 6,000 employees, Houston Methodist offers complete care for patients from around the world.
Performs all repetitive tests which necessitates a knowledge of laboratory techniques and instruments, and the ability to recognize factors which directly affect procedures and results.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EF 1. Processes specimens to be evaluated.
EF 2. Performs repetitive analyses offered by the section accurately and efficiently according to established procedures.
EF 3. Maintains accurate and orderly records of tests performed.
EF 4. Performs, evaluates, interprets and documents quality control of equipment and procedures within established guidelines.
EF 5. Performs routine equipment preventive maintenance and minor repair.
EF 6. Recognizes problems, identifies causes, and takes corrective action and consults a medical technologist or manager if no preset criteria are available.
EF 7. Conveys knowledge competently to students, new employees, and others in encouraging and interesting ways.
EF 8. Generally works well with others making contributions to the work effort as a whole. Facilitates problem resolution. Communication to promote both efforts is clear and professional.
EF 9. Readily implements new and revised procedures.
EF 10. Demonstrates the components of the I CARE values statement.
11. Demonstrates ServicePRIDE standards.
EF 12. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards.
EF 13. Performs other duties as assigned. Utilizes spare time to seek out and complete extra tasks.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED
SPECIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED
Houston Methodist is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Equal employment opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Houston Methodist is firmly bound. Houston Methodist will not engage in discrimination against or harassment of any person employed or seeking employment with Houston Methodist on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.
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