Job Description

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY:   Performs a variety of routine and special diagnostic procedures on clinical specimens for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  Performs high complexity testing according to established procedures.  Validates and report results of tests performed. Performs and documents Quality Control. Performs instrument and equipment maintenance according to policy and procedures. Maintains adequate stock of reagents and supplies. Participates in continuing education. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure:  

  • B.S.Degree in Medical Technology or related science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
  • or Certificate of Completion of a Medical Technology Training program
  • OR Associate Degree in Medical Technology/Clinical Laboratory Science or related science WITH ASCP Certification as Medical Technologist MT(ASCP)


Equipment Operated:  PC, printers, scanners

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 
Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact)
Writing /Composing  (Correspondence/Reports)

Other Skills:

Analytical, CRT, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical, P.C., MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access

Advance Training/Specialty:  Certification by approved certification agencies, i.e., ASCP, NCA, AMT is preferred.

Other Requirements:  Travel bewteen HCHD facilities.

Application Instructions

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