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Med Tech III - FT - Varies - Lab - Brownsville, Texas - Medical Lab Scientist

Company: DHR Health
Location: Brownsville
Posted on: June 12, 2022

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Med Tech III - FT - Varies - Lab - Brownsville, Texas
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Position at DHR Health


POSITION SUMMARY:Obtains patient samples, performs requested analysis of patient specimens, reports results to the physician and is responsible for quality control, equipment maintenance, quality assurance and calibration of instruments. Performs correlation and/or validation studied on new instruments. Collects and collates data for Quality Assurance studies. Coordinates/leads work team. Oversees work of Lab Assistants and Phlebotomists.--POSITION EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate Degree/Bachelor's degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (required)
  • Certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent specialty certification (preferred)
  • A minimum of two years related experience (required)JOB KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE--:
    • Proficient knowledge of clinical laboratory process, testing and analytical procedures and techniques, and various specialized laboratory equipment of the assigned laboratory unit.
    • Excellent customer service skills.
    • Computer skills required with knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills required.
    • Bilingual - English/Spanish.POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:
      • Promotes the facility mission, vision and values by effectively communicating them to others. Considers mission, vision and values in developing services, standards and practices.
      • Evaluates and solves problems related to collection and processing of biological specimens for analysis
      • Perform analytical tests of body fluids, blood, serum, plasma, cells, and other substances Integrate and relate data generated by various clinical laboratories while making decisions regarding possible discrepancies.
      • Confirm abnormal results, verify and execute quality control procedures, and solve problems concerning the generation of laboratory data
      • Recognizes factors that affect measurements of results and takes action according to predetermined protocols.
      • Establish and perform preventive and corrective maintenance of equipment and instruments as well as identify appropriate sources for repairs.
      • Demonstrate professional conduct through interpersonal skills with patients, laboratory personnel, other health care professionals, and the public.
      • Assists in organizing the assigned workload
      • Participate in continuing education for growth and maintenance of professional competence.
      • Instructs new employees, section personnel, and students in new and established clinical laboratory responsibility
      • Maintains inventory of reagents and other supplies
      • Adheres to internal controls established for department
      • Insures compliance with federal and state regulations
      • Use principles of current information systems.
      • Other duties assignedLINES OF RESPONSIBILITY:Laboratory Director---Assistant Laboratory Director---Laboratory Supervisor

Keywords: DHR Health, Brownsville , Med Tech III - FT - Varies - Lab - Brownsville, Texas - Medical Lab Scientist, Healthcare , Brownsville, Texas

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