Medical Technologist - Winter Plan (POC) 8/21/2020
Cook Children's Health Care System
Fort Worth, TX
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY SUMMARY
The Medical Technologist Generalist (MT) utilizes education, experience and analytical judgment to provide the most accurate possible specimen assay results. The job duties includes examining and performing tests on various specimen types to provide patient management information to clinicians in the areas of Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Transfusion Service and Specimen Processing. The technologist may be trained in all or selected areas dependent on laboratory needs. Laboratory and Corporate Compliance, as outlined by the OIG and HCFA, is an important aspect of our laboratory's environment. Each employee is expected to be knowledgeable of, and behave in accordance with the Laboratory and Medical Center Compliance Plans. Patients served at Cook Children's Medical Center range in age from newborn through the adolescent period. Additionally, adults are occasionally served. Specific instructions appear in the procedure manuals.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Have earned a bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution, or completed the requirements for the AMT or HEW certification. At least one year of laboratory training or experience or both, in high complexity testing is preferred.
LICENSURE, REGISTRATION, AND/OR CERTIFICATION
* Must be MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), or MT (HEW), or equivalent registered or eligible.
* Prefer MT(ASCP).
This is a temporary, 22 week position with possible start/end dates below. The rate of pay is $33.
* Hours are variable, most during the weekday. The new hire will also help with the POC competency assessments of nursing and other staff that may occur in the evening, very early morning or on weekends.
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.