Medical Technologist Lead - Chemistry - Ben Taub Hospital / Day Shift
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Skills / Requirements
The Lead Medical Technologist assists supervisor with review, organization and maintenance of the technical activities of the Laboratory. The Lead Medical Technologist provides input into development of policies and procedures, participates in the development of new technical procedures, provides feedback on personnel to supervisor to assist with evaluations and ensures laboratory personnel maintain current knowledge of laboratory techniques, procedures, and equipment operation.
Degree: Bachelors degree in medical technology/medical lab science, or chemical, physical or biological science from an accredited institution
Licensure & Certification:
Certification by ASCP, NCA, ABB, or AMT: MT, MLS, or MLT
Work Experience: Five (5) years of experience in applicable lab section (chemistry, hematology, blood bank, microbiology, molecular or flow cytometry).
Communication Skills: Writing/Correspondence, Writing/Reports
Proficiencies: MS Word, MS Outlook, PC,
Job Attributes: Medical Terms
Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime
Other Requirements: Medical Tech. Certified or clinical certification by ASCP or NCA