Medical Technologist Lead - Microbiology - Ben Taub Hospital - Day Shift
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 164662
Job Summary The Lead Medical Technologist assists supervisor with review, organization and maintenance of the technical activities of the Laboratory. The Lead Medical Technologist provides input into development of policies and procedures, participates in the development of new technical procedures, provides feedback on personnel to supervisor to assist with evaluations and ensures laboratory personnel maintain current knowledge of laboratory techniques, procedures, and equipment operation.
Degree: Bachelors degree in medical technology/medical lab science, or chemical, physical or biological science from an accredited institution
Licensure & Certification: Certification by ASCP, NCA, ABB, or AMT: MT, MLS, or MLT
Work Experience: Five (5) years of experience in applicable lab section (chemistry, hematology, blood bank, microbiology, molecular or flow cytometry).
Communication Skills: Writing/Correspondence, Writing/Reports
Proficiencies: MS Word, MS Outlook, PC,
Job Attributes: Medical Terms
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime
Other Requirements: Medical Tech. Certified or clinical certification by ASCP or NCA
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.
AABB (Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies) is an international, not-for-profit organization representing individuals and institutions involved in the fields of transfusion medicine and biotherapies. The Association works collaboratively
to advance the field through the development and delivery of standards, accreditation and education programs. AABB is dedicated to its mission of improving lives by making transfusion medicine and biotherapies safe, available and effective worldwide.