Medical Technologist - Microbiology, Ben Taub Hospital / Evening Shift (3:00pm - 11:30pm) to include some Nights, Holidays and Weekends.
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 161463
JOB SUMMARY: Performs a variety of routine and special diagnostic procedures on clinical specimens for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Performs high complexity testing according to established procedures. Validates and report results of tests performed. Performs and documents Quality Control. Performs instrument and equipment maintenance according to policy and procedures. Maintains adequate stock of reagents and supplies. Participates in continuing education.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: B.S.Degree in Medical Technology or related science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) or Certificate of Completion of a Medical Technology Training program OR Associate Degree in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science or related science WITH ASCP Certification as Medical Technologist MT(ASCP)
Equipment Operated: PC, printers, scanners
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Communication Skills: Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact) Writing /Composing (Correspondence/Reports)
Analytical, CRT, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical, P.C., MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access
Advance Training/Specialty: Certification by approved certification agencies, i.e., ASCP, NCA, AMT is preferred.
Other Requirements: Travel bewteen HCHD facilities.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.