Memorial Hermann

MT, Nights (7 on, 7 off) Woodlands

Posted on: 26 Sep 2019

The Woodlands, TX

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.

Job Description

Minimum Qualifications

Education:

* Bachelors degree in a Biological Science and successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Laboratory Scientist program within the last five (5) years or
* MLT (ASCP) certification and two(2) years of full time acceptable laboratory experience in Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunology and Urinalysis/Body Fluids in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory within the last four (4) years or
* CLA(ASCP) and four (4) years of full time acceptable experience in in Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunology and Urinalysis/Body Fluids in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory within the last eight (8) years or
* Five (5) years of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunology and Urinalysis/Body Fluids in the U.S., Canada or an accredited laboratory within the last 10 years

Licenses/Certifications: MT (ASCP) Registry, Certified MLS (ASCP) oreligible for registry and pass within one (1) year of employment

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, results 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/populations served, communicated 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 the system; understands, communicate 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.
* 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.

Memorial Hermann

Houston, TX

At Memorial Hermann, we're all about advancing health. Yours.  It begins by redefining healthcare. That means bringing together all aspects of the health system - care delivery, physicians and health solutions to create a truly integrated health system.  Our 5,500 affiliated physicians and more than 26,000 employees practice evidence-based medicine with a relentless focus on quality and patient safety. Our efforts continue to result in national awards and recognition.

One of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has 17* hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation's busiest Level I trauma centers and the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.  We offer leading-edge diagnostic technologies and treatment techniques as well as Houston's first health information exchange that shares vital patient data among care providers, helping  to ensure patients receive the right care at the right time.

Our Memorial Hermann Physician Network, MHMD, comprises physicians from Memorial Hermann Medical Group, UTHealth and private physicians and specialists. Memorial Hermann Health Solutions' subsidiaries offer comprehensive, integrated health solutions that deliver quality benefits while helping to contain costs. We've proudly served this community for more than 105 years, and contribute some $451 million annually through school-based health centers and other programs. Because at Memorial Hermann, the health of our community is always at the center of what we do.