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UMC Medical Technologist

UMC Health System

This is a Contract position in Lubbock, TX posted June 14, 2020.

UMC#s Mission, Vision and Standards Include: Vision Statement:#To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the Country Mission Statement:#Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow#s healthcare professionals. Standards of Excellence:#Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and Respect About UMC Magnet Designated 501 licensed beds Regions only Level I Trauma Center Regions only BICU DNV accredited Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas Monthly Position Information# Education and Experience Baccalaureate degree in the biological, natural or physical sciences, or Have, at least an associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology, or Certification as a Medical Technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologist or with the National Certification Agency for Clinical Laboratory personnel, Have previously qualified or could qualify as a Technologist under 42 CF 493.1433 published on March 14, 1990 (55 FR 9538) on or before February 28, 1993. ## Experience: Graduate of an approved school of Medical Technology or be able to satisfy any other criteria listed in the Code of Federal Register. Environmental / Working Conditions The work is High Risk for exposure to biological and chemical biohazards/agents. Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships The area of Point-of-Care Testing involves daily interaction with nursing in all areas of the hospital, as well as other administrative sections within the hospital. Job Description Under the direction of the POCT Section Manager, POCT Medical Director, and Laboratory Director, the Medical Technologist performs waived, moderate and high complexity biological and chemical analyses on patient as well as proficiency-type samples related to point-of-care testing, as well as additional duties, as and when assigned by the Section Manager and/or Directors. The Medical Technologist is expected to have a thorough knowledge base greater than that of an MLT or BS-trained technologist, and is also expected to make correct judgment decisions. Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations MT(ASCP) or Equivalent – (Grade 25) MT(ASCP) Specialty Examination or Equivalent/Education – (Grade 26) Minimum: Meet criteria listed in Section 493.1461 of the Code of Federal Register. Physical Capabilities The work##of the Medical Technologist may demand continuous standing and walking. The work may also demand frequent sitting, reaching, and rarely may include bending and kneeling. The Medical Technologist may also be required to carry items over 50 pounds. Near visual acuity is required. The Medical Technologist must be able to communicate verbally. The hours of duty may be irregular to accommodate departmental requirements. Skills and Abilities Basic understanding of laboratory methods, procedures and terminology. # We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.#UMC’s Mission, Vision and Standards Include:Vision Statement: To Serve Our Patients in the Best Teaching Hospital in the CountryMission Statement: Service is our passion. We serve by providing safe, high quality care to all, achieving excellent financial performance, and training tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.Standards of Excellence: Attitude, Communication, Responsiveness, Compassion, Teamwork, Ownership, Safety and RespectAbout UMC* Magnet Designated* 501 licensed beds* Regions only Level I Trauma Center* Regions only BICU* DNV accredited* Primary teaching hospital for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)* Ranked as one of the Best Places to Work in Texas by Texas MonthlyPosition Information* Education and Experience* Baccalaureate degree in the biological, natural or physical sciences, or Have, at least an associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology, or Certification as a Medical Technologist with the American Society of Clinical Pathologist or with the National Certification Agency for Clinical Laboratory personnel, Have previously qualified or could qualify as a Technologist under 42 CF 493.1433 published on March 14, 1990 (55 FR 9538) on or before February 28, 1993.** Experience: Graduate of an approved school of Medical Technology or be able to satisfy any other criteria listed in the Code of Federal Register.* Environmental / Working Conditions* The work is High Risk for exposure to biological and chemical biohazards/agents.* Interaction with Other Departments and Other Relationships* The area of Point-of-Care Testing involves daily interaction with nursing in all areas of the hospital, as well as other administrative sections within the hospital.* Job Description* Under the direction of the POCT Section Manager, POCT Medical Director, and Laboratory Director, the Medical Technologist performs waived, moderate and high complexity biological and chemical analyses on patient as well as proficiency-type samples related to point-of-care testing, as well as additional duties, as and when assigned by the Section Manager and/or Directors. The Medical Technologist is expected to have a thorough knowledge base greater than that of an MLT or BS-trained technologist, and is also expected to make correct judgment decisions.* Required Licensures / Certifications / Registrations* MT(ASCP) or Equivalent – (Grade 25) MT(ASCP) Specialty Examination or Equivalent/Education – (Grade 26) Minimum: Meet criteria listed in Section 493.1461 of the Code of Federal Register.* Physical Capabilities* The work of the Medical Technologist may demand continuous standing and walking. The work may also demand frequent sitting, reaching, and rarely may include bending and kneeling. The Medical Technologist may also be required to carry items over 50 pounds. Near visual acuity is required. The Medical Technologist must be able to communicate verbally. The hours of duty may be irregular to accommodate departmental requirements.* Skills and Abilities* Basic understanding of laboratory methods, procedures and terminology.*We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.