Texas Health Resources Medical Laboratory Scientist in Rockwall, Texas
Medical Laboratory Scientist
Seeking a skilled MLS. Is that you?
Work location: 3150 Horizon Rd. Rockwall TX 75032
Work hours: Full Time 7 on 7 off, Wednesday through Tuesday 6:00Pm – 6:30am
Great opportunity for growth.
Friendly work environment with skilled staff.
Supportive laboratory department leaders.
Highly motivated leadership who encourages growth from within.
Here’s What You Need
Bachelor's Degree Medical Technology, Applied Technology, Clinical Lab Science or Chemical, Physical or Biological Science preferred. Individuals hired as a CLS II prior to January 3, 2010 will be grandfathered to the MLS position with existing education. degree may be obtained within 3 months of hire is required
Internship in an approved Medical Technology training program is required and 2 Years experience in a Medical Laboratory is preferred
MT(ASCP) - Medical Technologist 90 Days is required Or
MLS(ASCP) - Medical Lab Scientist 90 Days is required Or
Other AMT, AAB, HHS, NCA, HEW, CLS- CA, FL, NY state license, Philippine Board of Technical Technology Upon Hire is required Or
M(ASCP) - Microbiology if working in Microbiology Upon Hire is required Or
BB (ASCP) - Blood Banking if working in Blood Bank Upon Hire is required
What You Will Do
Specimen integrity is recognized by evaluating and solving problems related to collection and/or processing of specimens
Specimen conditions are identified that adversely affect test results
Maintains specimen integrity throughout the testing process
Facilitates workflow process
Checks outstanding tests list in a timely manner
Troubleshoots and follows through on outstanding tests which appear to have not been collected/received when expected
Knows and uses computer downtime procedures as needed when computer is not available
Gives proper notification when supplies need to be ordered
Utilizes time between testing to accomplish other needed tasks. (evaluation of kits, preparing controls, supply management, housekeeping duties, etc.)
Performs tasks in a manner that enhances the quality of care
Helps other hospital and laboratory coworkers to provide timely patient care
Demonstrates active cost effectiveness
Participates in orientation and training of students, volunteers, new employees and observersMay be responsible for ongoing competency assessment for employees
Maintains commitment to profession by attending continuing education sessions (ex. Web sminars, ASCP seminars, Tarleton and Lab sponsored seminars by industry)
Completes mandatory hospital/laboratory education and departmental competencies within required time frame
Mandatory health requirements are completed with required time frame
Completes assigned work within required time and offers assistance to other coworkers
Uses laboratory equipment (computer, instruments, etc.) for hospital use only
Time and attendance is satisfactory
Employee exhibits a professional appearance
Seeks assistance/supervision/consultation as needed and reports to supervisor any problems and/or solution regarding delivery of patient care
Interacts professionally and pleasantly with all encountered and promotes customer satisfaction
Adhere to the THR Promise Behaviors
Follows established laboratory test procedures, including using proper computer protocol
Evaluates and reports test results
Communicates and documents relevant patient data to appropriate personnel
Relays information to next shift and coworkers (ex. instrument malfunctions, unusual patient results, testing problems)
Gives direction and guidance to technical staff and laboratory support personnel
Demonstrates understanding of quality control guidelines
Follows Laboratory policies when quality control is not within established limits
Resolves quality control discrepancies before releasing/reporting patient results
Documents and review QC and ensure corrective action when appropriate
Performs and documents laboratory equipment maintenance protocols within established time limits
Demonstrates knowledge to troubleshoot equipment
Follow laboratory protocol for proficiency testing
Incorporates safety/infection control measures into work practices
Follows HIPAA guidelines
Demonstrates knowledge of and follows all hospital and Lab safety/infection control policies and procedures
Participates in required hospital/laboratory safety drills
Utilizes the event reporting tool to document and report patient situations, on-the job injuries, and medical device malfunctioning
Additional perks of being a Texas Health Employee
Benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, Paid Parental Leave, flex spending, tuition reimbursement, Student Loan Repayment Program as well as several other benefits.
A supportive, team environment with outstanding opportunities for growth.
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