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Medical Technologist

Job Ref: 26346

Talent Area: Laboratory

Houston Methodist St. John Hospital
Nassau Bay, TX 77058

Area/Department: Pathology-Admin

Employment Type: Regular

Job Type: PRN

Organization: Houston Methodist

Work Shift: EVENING

Work Week: varies

Company Profile

Houston Methodist St. John Hospital is one of the newest members of the Houston Methodist family—extending its healing mission to the many communities in the Greater Bay Area.  Located on the shores of Clear Lake across from the Johnson Space Center, the facility offers advanced medical and surgical care by team members called to serve with excellence and compassion:

  • 137 beds, 224 physicians and over 800 staff members
  • 6 Sports Medicine clinics, 2 Outpatient Laboratory & Imaging clinics


Job Summary

PRN position

SUMMARY:  Responsible for performing both simple and complex analyses, which necessitates knowledge of laboratory techniques, principles, and equipment and their interrelationship. Exercises good judgment by using critical thinking skills and deals with issue resolution concerning the day-to-day technical operation of the laboratory. Insures that specimens are accessioned and processed expeditiously in order to deliver quality laboratory results in an effective and cost efficient manner. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:   1. Processes specimens to be evaluated.  2. Performs and interprets analyses offered by the laboratory accurately and efficiently according to established procedures. Able to perform phlebotomy if necessary.  3. Maintains accurate and orderly records of tests performed.  4. Uses independent judgment and discretion to recognize problems, identify causes and take corrective action.  5. 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.  6. Performs, evaluates, interprets and documents quality control of equipment and procedures within established guidelines.  7. Performs and documents routine equipment preventive maintenance and minor repairs.  8. Readily assists in development and/or implementation of new or revised procedures and is receptive to change.  9. Demonstrates the components of the I CARE values statement and complies with the business practices standards for performance.  10. Demonstrates high standards in providing customer service/patient satisfaction.  11. Follows all safety rules while on the job. Reports accidents promptly and corrects minor safety hazards. Communicates with peers and management regarding any hazards identified in the workplace.  12. Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:  Must have a bachelor degree in a related field. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: N/ACERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:  Must meet the eligibility requirements and/or be certified by the Board of Registry American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP, NCA or a discipline specific registry) CERTIFICATES, LICENSES AND REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED: Current license to practice as an Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Texas/ Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) WORKING : Patient care unit conditions
Universal Precautions required
Lifting, pushing, and pulling required (minimum 50 lbs.)
Extended periods of walking and standing required
Significant potential for exposure to latex

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