Med Lab Scientist PRN at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/5/2021

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Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
    10/5/2021
  • Job ID:
    21026194
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Medical Laboratory Scientist -  Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth

Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028

Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX

  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN, as needed to cover vacations

Evenings, Nights, and Weekends

What You Will Need:

  • Must have a B.S. degree in Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Science or a related science.
  • More than five (5) years of experience.
  • Valid ASCP or AMT Technologist/Scientist Certification

Job Summary:

Perform and report clinical laboratory analysis to assist physicians and other hospital staff in the diagnosis and monitoring of patients.

Qualifications

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Accurately performs and expeditiously reports laboratory tests, according to departmental policies, CLIA law and regulatory standards. 
  • Determines identity and suitability of specimens when received, according to procedure policies.  
  • Assures test accuracy by performing and recording control testing, in accordance with departmental policy on each shift, as observed by the department supervisor.  
  • Performs tests in accordance with department policy and reports results in a timely manner, as documented in test records.  
  • Organizes daily work efficiently and expedites testing as observed by supervisor.  
  • Investigates problems and takes initiative in resolving them, both technical and non-technical, and communicates the outcome to the appropriate individual.  
  • Reviews integrity of report by checking legibility, completeness and credibility of results prior to releasing, as observed by supervisor.  
  • Accurately performs, records, transcribes or reviews proficiency testing material by the stated deadline, according to laboratory policy and CLIA law, as evidenced in the survey evaluation results.  
  • Maintains instrumentation and department supplies in order to ensure efficient departmental operations.
  • Performs and documents assigned equipment maintenance duties per shift according to maintenance manuals. 
  • Restocks department supplies on a regular basis to ensure adequacy of inventory, as documented on department checklist.
  • Recognizes problems in instrumentation, performs first line repairs as outlined in procedure manual and notifies appropriate individual if unable to adequately alleviate the problem.
  • Promotes and contributes positively to intradepartmental and interdepartmental communications to ensure efficient departmental operation. 
  • Answers telephone and pages promptly and in a courteous manner, identifying self and department at all times.
  • Assists in orientation and training of new associates unfamiliar with the department, as observed by the supervisor.
  • Relays all appropriate information during shift hand-off, and ensures department is covered prior to leaving.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in directing phone calls or questions to the appropriate department or individual.
  • Promotes a safe working environment by regimented clean up and adherence to safety manuals.
  • Adheres to established departmental guidelines for clean up on each shift.
  • Protects self and co-workers by practicing safety precautions as established in safety and infection control manuals.  
  • Maintains appropriate departmental records and filing systems to ensure the expeditious retrieval of information and to comply with regulatory requirements.
  • Ensures that results are properly filed and that data is recorded in a legible manner as evidenced in departmental records.
  • Exhibits ability to perform essential computer operations pertaining to job duties.
  • Performs outpatient ordering as defined in the department policy.
  • Maintains a professional attitude in the work place regarding procedures, personnel and continuing education.
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn new procedures and instrumentation by attending training sessions and becoming familiar with new revisions as they occur.
  • Reviews policies frequently, assists in updating contents and complies with procedures contained therein.
  • Demonstrates flexibility by being able to work various departments and alternative shifts when requested.
  • Exhibits willingness to help associates in their tasks when able.
  • Accepts constructive criticism and feedback.
  • Maintains necessary continuing education credits, keeps required competencies current, and maintains valid ASCP Certification.  


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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