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Medical Lab Scientist / Medical Lab Tech

Company: Seton Medical Center Harker Heights
Location: Harker Heights
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:


Medical Lab Scientist, PRN, Weekends OUR COMPANY: Ardent Health Services invests in people, technology, facilities and communities, producing high-quality care and extraordinary results. Based in Nashville, Tennessee, Ardent's subsidiaries own and operate 30 hospitals in six states with 26,000 employees including 1,000+ employed providers. Ardent facilities exceed national averages in Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating as ranked by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; 89 percent of its hospitals received a three-star rating or above in comparison with 73 percent of all hospitals ranked Ardent's corporate office has been named "Top Work Places" for Nashville based companies for 5 consecutive years including 2021. We have an exciting opportunity to join our health information management team as a Medical Lab Scientist / Medical Lab Tech at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights in Harker Heights, TX.


  • Personal Effectiveness - Meets established timelines; follows through to ensure completion of assigned objectives, seeks feedback to improve performance, and demonstrates a positive, "can do" attitude
  • Innovation and change - Looks for opportunities to improve processes and services, makes an effort to learn and develop new skills, and is resourceful and enthusiastic in responding to new challenges
  • Fostering Teamwork - Is open and honest in dealing with others, demonstrates commitment to team objectives, and sees challenges facing department and helps the team to address them
  • Quality Services - Delivers high quality services to internal and external customers, accepts responsibility and takes action to address quality issues, and helps operations & services respond to the needs of caregivers
  • Integrity - Adheres to a standard of ethical conduct that promotes trust and open communication, earns trust by living up to commitments, and can be counted on to keep confidences MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES :
    • Anticipates and responds to changing and/or emergency situations
    • Serves as a positive resource for peers and students
    • Promotes teamwork
    • Assumes charge/shift leader as appropriate
    • Processes all applicable specimens in the laboratory
    • Performs tests following established department policies and procedures exercising independent judgment when necessary
    • Operates monitors and maintains laboratory equipment according to established policies and procedures
    • Performs and documents defined quality control procedures required for tests assayed
    • Maintains education (independent study) as outlined in 2005 ASCP requirements (36 hours CE during a 3 year period)
    • Serves as a resource for MT I, MLTs and Clinical Lab Assistants
    • Follows established procedures for the environment of care and laboratory safety
    • Accepts responsibility for learning and maintaining knowledge of laboratory practices and procedures
    • Maintains current on department based competencies, including all regulatory requirements
    • Remains current on procedures for the environment of care and laboratory safety
    • Pursues professional and educational development
    • Develops goals aligned with the department/network goals
    • Uses time, supplies, equipment and resources judiciously
    • Utilizes time management skills to complete work
    • Recognizes own limitations and seeks assistance as needed
    • Utilizes appropriate chain of command
    • Utilizes courtesy and sensitivity, demonstrates effective and respectful communications
    • Cooperates in staffing and scheduling requirements to meet the needs of the department.
    • Participates as a team member by assisting others with patient care needs, department activities, etc.
    • Supports a culture of patient and staff safety
    • Performs other duties as assigned

      • Bachelor's degree in related field is required Licenses, Registrations, or Certifications:
        • Current certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist (General) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC) or Medical Technologist by the American Medical Technologists MT (AMT) is required

Keywords: Seton Medical Center Harker Heights, Temple , Medical Lab Scientist / Medical Lab Tech, Healthcare , Harker Heights, Texas

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