HCA, Hospital Corporation of America ASCP Certified Medical Technologist - FT - Evenings in San Antonio, Texas

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. With 981 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, cancer care, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics.

As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community having been ranked No. 1 in the Express-News Reader's Choice Awards. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation. Methodist Hospital has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A, accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care, and designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

The Clinical Laboratory Scientist II is responsible for performing complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis and treatment of diseases, analyzing and assuming accountability for accurate test results, maintenance of complicated instruments, and monitoring quality control and quality assurance programs.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Performs specimen processing and testing, including moderate and high complexity testing.

  2. Analyzes test results - demonstrates knowledge of pathological processes in correlation with disease states and test results.

  3. Understands, performs, and practices preventive maintenance. Troubleshoots and takes corrective action. Demonstrates pro-active problem solving skills by taking appropriate action and knowing when to seek guidance to complete troubleshooting protocol.

  4. Understands, performs, and practices quality control when running controls, evaluating data, documentation of data, and taking corrective action as required. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist II communicates any relevant QC information to supervisor/lead tech.

  5. Reviews, writes, or modifies departmental procedures or policies.

  6. The Clinical Laboratory Scientist II gains skills quickly, and completes competency checklists for this position. Assumes responsibility for own development through cross-training in other functions or positions to ensure satisfactory operation of the department or to permit flexible staffing assignments.

Minimum Education and Experience:

A. High school diploma (or equivalent), with 15 years of clinical lab experience

OR

B. Associates Degree with minimum 2 years experience in Clinical Lab setting.

-OR-

C. Bachelor’s Degree required with clinical lab experience preferred.

Minimum License and Certificates Required :

One of the following certifications is required: MT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP), MT(AMT), MT(AAB), CLS(NCA), MT(HEW), CLT(NCA), MLT(ASCP), or

MLT(AMT) Certification is waived for those with 5 years of lab experience

Job: *Laboratory

Title: ASCP Certified Medical Technologist - FT - Evenings

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-84364