Sr Medical Tech (ASCP) Nights - Greater Heights
Company: Memorial Hermann Health System
Posted on: July 22, 2021
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
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.
Position is responsible for evaluating, performing, and overseeing
various laboratory tests/procedures as assigned. Assists in
development of new or revised procedures. Serves as the person
in-charge of the department in the absence of the Lab Director,
Medical Laboratory Specialist, or Manager
Schedule: 10 p.m. to 6:30 a.m.; rotating weekends.
Education: Bachelor's degree in a biological science
required;(Incumbents hired into this job prior to 7/1/2019
Bachelor's is not required)
Licenses/Certifications: MT(ASCP) Registry or Certified
Experience/ Knowledge/ Skills:
- Three (3) years of pertinent experience in a high complexity
laboratory in the assigned/specified area; completion of Senior
Medical Technologist skills competency within one year of accepting
- 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.
- Performs and documents test results, quality control,
maintenance procedures according to technical policy/procedure;
Troubleshoots instruments as needed.
- Oversees and evaluates the performance of testing, quality
control, maintenance, and procedures for assigned area. Prepares
monthly quality summary reports documenting the performance of
instruments, quality control, linearity, service visits, and
clinical service issues. Coordinates service visits.
- Evaluates and maintains technical procedures as appropriate to
the department/facility; in area assigned, meets/exceeds competency
requirements for all workstations; writes procedures; exhibits
working knowledge of laboratory equipment and laboratory
- Ensures compliance of regulatory standards associated with the
following governing and accrediting agencies including TJC, FDA,
CAP, AABB, CMS, HCFA and CLIA. Is knowledgeable of the regulatory
standards and compliance thereof. Participates in CAP mock
inspections and off-site system inspections.
- Teaches, assesses competency, mentors and/or preceptors to
other laboratory employees and students in the areas of technical
procedures and policies, quality control, maintenance procedures,
performance improvement, production efficiency, and customer
- Provides input into Medical Technologists initial, six (6)
month, and annual training, performance appraisals, and annual
competency. Coaches and provides input to Lab Director or Manager
for counseling sessions associated with performance, error reports,
and employee recognition program.
- Demonstrates leadership and 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. May take part in the interview process of job
- Supports intradepartmental cohesiveness; practices teamwork,
acknowledges and appreciates other employees' strengths,
communicates effectively with laboratory staff, MLS, and Laboratory
Director, provides and asks for feedback, accurately documents and
reports issues, observations and solutions for the Laboratory
Director or Manager.
- Interacts with hospital personnel, volunteers, physicians and
patients regarding to specimens and orders coming into the
Laboratory and/or reporting results according to the policies and
procedures of Laboratory Services and with sensitivity to customer
- Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to
all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and standards within
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.
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