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Supplemental Molecular Biology Medical Technologist, Varied Shifts - Southwest

Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Location: Houston
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary
Position is responsible for performing various laboratory tests/procedures as assigned in Molecular Pathology only.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college/university, including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics, and successful completion of a NAACLS accredited diagnostic molecular science program, within the last five (5) years or
  • Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college/university, with a major in biological science or chemistry or
  • Bachelors degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology, chemistry and/or medical sciences and one (1) year full time acceptable experience (clinical, veterinary, industry or research) in a molecular biology laboratory in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory within the last five (5) years or
  • Graduate level degree (Masters or Doctorate) in chemistry, biology, immunology, microbiology, allied health, clinical laboratory sciences, or an appropriately related field from a regionally accredited college/university, and six (6) months acceptable clinical laboratory experience (clinical, veterinary, industry or research) in molecular diagnostics in the U.S., Canada or an accredited clinical laboratory within the last five (5) years

Licenses/ Certifications/ Experience: (None)

Experience/Knowledge/Skills:
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.


Principal Accountabilities
  • Performs and documents test results, quality control, maintenance procedures and associated corrective actions according to policy/procedure.
  • Manages/performs other aspects of daily lab operations including collections, sample processing, result reporting/distribution, personnel direction (as appropriate), and clerical duties as required to maintain efficient work flow, at a competent level and according to the age/needs of the patient/population served, communicating special circumstances to appropriate personnel.
  • Interacts with hospital personnel, volunteers, physicians and patients as to specimens and orders coming into the Laboratory and/or reporting results out according to the policies and procedures of the Laboratory Services and with sensitivity to customer needs.
  • Complies with policies, procedures, and initiatives of laboratory services, the hospital, and system; understands, communicates and complies with standards and conditions set forth by various governmental and accrediting agencies including TJC, FDA, CAP, AABB, CMS, HCFA and CLIA.
  • Performs duties in a manner to promote quality patient care and customer service/satisfaction, while promoting safety, cost efficiency, and a commitment to the PI process.
  • Gains/maintains functional knowledge of system computers as required by job assignment.
  • Supports system and hospital customer service and quality initiatives. Recognizes customer satisfaction issues and responds appropriately. Builds and maintains effective relationships with other employees. Develops an effective working relationship with all customers, solicits input, and works with customers to implement mutually satisfying corrective actions.
  • May take part in the interview process of job applicants.
  • Ensures safe care to patients; staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures and standards with budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.
  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Keywords: Memorial Hermann Health System, Houston , Supplemental Molecular Biology Medical Technologist, Varied Shifts - Southwest, Other , Houston, Texas

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