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Medical Technologist (Part Time)

Company: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
Location: Cedar Park
Posted on: May 7, 2021

Job Description:

Our laboratory is growing and we are seeking an experienced Medical Technologist to join our team! This is a part time position working 3 days per week (24 hours per week) rotating between the 6:00 am - 2:30 pm and the 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm shifts. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of blood bank experience in an acute care hospital setting. Located minutes from downtown Austin, Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is a level IV Designated Trauma Center with more than 600 healthcare professionals working together to provide inpatient, outpatient, surgical and emergency care for Cedar Park and the greater Austin region.Position OverviewOur laboratory is growing and we are seeking an experienced Medical Technologist to join our team! This is a part time position working 3 days per week (24 hours per week) rotating between the 6:00 am - 2:30 pm and the 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm shifts. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five (5) years of blood bank experience in an acute care hospital setting.The Medical Technologist performs routine and specialized moderate and high complexity laboratory tests on all types of blood and body fluid specimens, ensuring accurate and reliable test results by adhering to a strict quality control program. ResponsibilitiesFollows laboratory procedure for specimen collection, handling and processing which is appropriate to the age of the patientUses two patient identifiers during collection, receiving, and test processingMonitors possible effects of pre-analytical variables and follows laboratory procedures for handling specimens that adversely affect test resultsReports test results accuratelyRecognizes factors that affect measurements and results and take appropriate action to resolve the issuesCommunicate and document relevant patient laboratory testing data including critical result to appropriate healthcare provider for patient's continuum of care in a timely mannerCheck and troubleshoot outstanding tests list in a timely manner. Knowledgeable with analysis on analyzers and ability to perform manual test procedures in all areas of the labPerforms and documents quality control and instrument maintenance in a timely manner in compliance with all departmental procedures and regulatory guidelinesTakes appropriate action to maintain accuracy, precision and notifies appropriate supervisory personnel if unable to resolve issuesPerform tasks in a manner that facilitates work flow and enhances the quality of patient carePerforms proficiency survey according to the policy in a timely manner and accuratelyAbility to train and mentor new staff and students in practical application and theory of the general departmentAble to effectively operate the Laboratory Computer System for general laboratory and section specific functionsPerforms instrument function checks and preventative maintenance procedures according to department's policies and proceduresAssists as needed in all laboratory areas as required to maintain appropriate patient careDemonstrates willingness to assume additional responsibilities when neededQualificationsBachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology, or closely related fieldCertified as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Lab Technician (MLT) by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or American Medical Technologists (AMT), or equivalentMinimum of 5+ years of generalist experience in an acute care hospital laboratory performing blood bank / transfusions requiredMust be a US citizen or eligible to work in the US for any employer. No sponsorship will be providedWhat we offerCompetitive Pay + Shift DifferentialsMedical, Dental, Vision & Life InsuranceMatching 401(k)Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)Extended Illness Bank (EIB)Tuition ReimbursementClinical Ladder ProgramEmployee Referral Bonus ProgramOpportunities for career advancementRewards and recognition programsAdditional perks and discounts

Keywords: Cedar Park Regional Medical Center, Cedar Park , Medical Technologist (Part Time), Healthcare , Cedar Park, Texas

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