Position Summary:A medical technologist has the appropriate educational background to perform laboratory procedures on neonatal, pediatric, and adult specimens using established and approved protocols that require the broad exercise of independent judgment and responsibility with minimal technical supervision, maintains equipment and records, and performs quality assurance activities related to test performance. Performs a variety of laboratory tests on blood, tissue and body fluids using both automated and manual methods. A technologist performs a broad range of laboratory procedures in one or more areas such as chemistry, hematology, immunology, immunohematology or microbiology. Ensures the delivery of quality laboratory services and accurate, timely reporting of lab test results which meets the standards of practice, established policies and procedures, and applicable laws and regulations at West Boca Medical Center and/or off site at West Boca Emergency Center. A technologist adheres to the legal responsibilities and scope of practice as written by the Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel, State of Florida. The technologistï¿½s role subsumes all aspects of the technicianï¿½s role.
Required: Bachelorï¿½s Degree from an approved college or university and/or graduate of an accredited school of medical technology, or equivalent such as military training as defined by 42 CFR 493.1489, or have qualified at the Medical Technologist level by achieving a satisfactory grade on a HHS examination prior to 2/28/92 42 CFR 493.1491. The above meets required criteria as defined by CLIA regulations for High Complexity testing (42 CFR 493.1489 and 42 CFR 493.1491).
Preferred: 6 months to 1 year medical laboratory technologist, clinical laboratory scientist experience in acute care facility.
Required: Registered or registry eligible in accordance with an approved certifying agency (ASCP, NCA, AMT or CSMLS within 12 months of hire). Equivalency evaluation by ECE, NACES or AICE for non-US trained personnel must be completed within 30 days of hire. Licensure, as required by State.
Job: Med Tech
Primary Location: Boca Raton, Florida
Facility: West Boca Medical Center
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905033486
About West Boca Medical Center
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.