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Medical Technologist - Correctional Facility

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, TX 79430
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Medical Technologist - Correctional Facility

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
301101 - Clinical Lab Sci Lbk

Position Description
This position is responsible for performing chemical, microscopic, serologic, hematologic, immunohematologic, parasitic and bacteriologic tests to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease. Persons in this position provide support to clinical laboratories. Work is performed under general supervision, within established methods and procedures. Work is performed under general supervision. Much of the work is standardized, although the work is governed generally by broad instructions or objectives. Employees in this class generally have no delegated supervisory responsibilities; may instruct or train other personnel in specific techniques, etc. Employees in this class may be exposed to infectious materials (feces, body fluid, etc.); must work with automated machinery and/or equipment which require caution for safety.

Requisition ID
19554BR

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

Medical Technologist / Clinical Laboratory Scientist:

Performs laboratory tests that help in the diagnosis, detection and treatment of diseases.
 
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform a successful venipuncture.

  • Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis of blood and urine using standard procedures.

  • Perform routine hematological examinations such as complete blood count, peripheral smear, coagulation studies, sedimentation rate, etc.

  • Perform serological examinations using a variety of techniques on various clinical specimens.

  • Prepare culture media, stains, reagents and stock solutions.

  • Operate and care for laboratory equipment and assumes responsibility for preventive maintenance.

  • Perform all quality control tests required by procedures and prepare quality control reports.

  • Maintain records of laboratory results, quality control data, and laboratory procedures.

  • Assist in laboratory quality assurance procedures, data gathering and problem-solving.

  • Compile and prepare periodic reports.

  • Assist in training and guiding laboratory assistants and paraprofessional employees, as well as teaching other technologists new procedures.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

    • Makes use of the laboratory computer systems to place testing data, generate reports of testing results and search for test results for physicians.

      Knowledge of:

      • Current technology, principles and application of medical examinations such as those commonly used in biochemistry, microbiology, immunohematology, urinalysis, hematology and or serology.

      • Operation and care of laboratory equipment and instrumentation.

        Skill/Ability to:

        • Make independent judgments in evaluating the validity of completed laboratory tests.

        • Maintain and analyze quality control programs.

        • Follow written and oral directions, procedures or instructions.  
           

        • ASCP Certification required

        • One year of Medical Technologist experience required

          Grant Funded?
          No

          Minimum Hire Rate
          16.89

          Pay Basis
          Hourly

          Work Location
          Lubbock

          Preferred Qualifications
          One (1) year of Medical Technologist experience.

          Campus
          HSC - Lubbock

          Department
          Clinical Lab Sci Lbk

          Required Attachments
          Cover Letter, Resume / CV

          Job Type
          Full Time

          Pay Statement
          Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

          Job Group
          Technical/Paraprofessional

          Shift
          Day

          EEO Statement
          As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

          Required Qualifications
          Education: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the biological, natural or physical sciences. License/Certification: Registered as a Medical Technologist (MT) ASCP. Experience: No previous work experience.

          Does this position work in a research laboratory?
          No

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Posted: 2019-11-19 Expires: 2019-12-19

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