Medical Lab Scientist, Lab Services - League City Campus (up to 19 hrs/wk)

UTMB HEALTH   League City, TX   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on April 18, 2022
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Medical Lab Scientist, Lab Services - League City Campus (up to 19 hrs/wk)

JOB SUMMARY

Medical Laboratory Scientist, Laboratory Services provides technical skills necessary to perform and report moderate or highly complex laboratory tests within a division of the clinical laboratory.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures with accuracy and precision, following standard procedures and recognizes deviation from expected results.
  • Reviews and evaluates accuracy of lab data and reports patient results with all required documentation. 
  • Performs, records and evaluates quality control data according to procedures including checking expiration dates and documentation of QC performance before use.
  • Performs and documents required maintenance procedures for laboratory instruments and equipment as assigned.
  • Recognizes equipment malfunctions and troubleshoots according to protocol.
  • Recognizes factors that affect measurements and results and takes appropriate action.
  • Ability to work independently within established guidelines, apply problem-solving skills, meet deadlines and meet urgent patient, provider, and system needs.
  • Reviews and suggests revisions for test procedures.
  • Participates in evaluations of new tests or instruments, as assigned.
  • Monitors inventory for proper levels, notifies person responsible for ordering when supplies needed, and receives and unpacks supplies when delivered.
  • Instructs and trains employees and students. May assess staff for competency.
  • Communicates pertinent information to staff members, management, medical directors, and other divisions.
  • Performs laboratory testing as required per division.
  • Available to cover different shifts if requested to guarantee patient care.
  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.
  • Adheres to all safety protocols in each laboratory area.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Clinical Laboratory Science or Basic Science.
  • No experience required.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS OR CERTIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Must obtain certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP), American Medical Technologists (AMT),  or equivalent certification as appropriate, within 12 months of hire.
  • Qualifies as Testing Personnel for high complexity testing under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA).

WORK SCHEDULE

Mainly weekday schedule with most hours during the 10am to 7pm timeframe; up to 19.99 hours per week with no benefits.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.  As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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