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Sr., Medical Technologist

Date:  Jun 23, 2022
Location: 

Dallas, TX, US

Category:  Allied Health and Clinical Support Jobs
Job Type:  Day
Requisition ID:  651741

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Responsible for complex specimen processing and testing to assist physicians in the diagnosis of patients, and is responsible for special projects as assigned.

 

MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education:

-Must have a Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a related science field, from a regionally accredited college or university.

 

Experience:

-Five years of advanced to the complex level applicable clinical laboratory experience.

 

Equivalent Education and/or Experience:

-May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.

 

Certification/Registration/Licensure:

Must be certified as a Medical Technologist (MT) by one of the following:

  • Medical Technologist (MT) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) - National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA)
  • Medical Technologist (MT) - American Medical Technologist (AMT)
  • Medical Technologist (MT) - Department of Health Services (HHS) formally (HEW)
  • Histocompatibility Technologist (CHT) -American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI)
  • Histocompatibility Specialist (CHS) -American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI)
  • Technologist, Blood Banking (BB) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • Technologist, Chemistry (C) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • Technologist, Cytogenetics (CG) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • Technologist, Hematology (H) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • Technologist, Microbiology (M) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
  • Technologist, Molecular Biology (MB) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

 

Skills or Special Abilities:

-Must be able to follow and develop all laboratory procedures.

-Must be able to demonstrate an expert knowledge of laboratory techniques and quality control measures.

-Must be able to satisfactorily operate, maintain, and troubleshoot a variety of laboratory equipment.

-Must be able to identify and appropriately address problems adversely affecting test results.

-Must be able to maintain accurate records, follow oral and written instructions, and communicate effectively with various hospital personnel and medical staff.

-Must be able to use laboratory and hospital computer systems appropriately to accomplish assigned work.

-Must be able to demonstrate initiative in seeking new responsibilities and challenges.

-Must be able to demonstrate consistent interpersonal skills.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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