Medical Laboratory Technician - Microbiology - Ben Taub Hospital - Full-Time - Days
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 165303
JOB SUMMARY: Performs moderate and selected high complexity tests on clinical laboratory specimens in various laboratory sections. 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: Associate Degree/ Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science or related science Biology, Chemistry, or Physics/Certification Medical Lab Technician from ASCP, NCA or AMT within one year of hire.
Work Experience: Recent Graduate must be certified by ASCP or equivalent Board within one year of graduation
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
Work Schedule: Flexible
Other Requirements: Travel between 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.