Medical Laboratory Scientist, San Antonio, TX

Medical Laboratory Scientist, San Antonio, TX

28 March, 2016

Job Description

  • POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES

    Performs procedures for testing or analysis on specimens submitted to the laboratory. Evaluates test results for accuracy and submits results for the purpose of aiding the physician in diagnostic and therapeutic treatment of patients. Performs analyses that may involve a complex network of steps, variable fine-line discriminations of several parameters, correction of a variety of errors, and the operation and maintenance of complicated instruments. Supervises and accounts for work of trainees and other supportive technical personnel employed by the laboratory. Performs assigned duties rapidly and accurately. Plans work activities and makes decisions connected with own work. Recognizes unusual results and/or abnormalities and takes prompt and appropriate action to assure the accuracy and validity of test result. Assumes accountability for the dissemination of patient information to ensure the confidentiality and privacy of patients. Duties may also include performance of procedures associated with procurement of specimens from patients.


Job Requirements

  • Bachelors degree in medical technology or an appropriate biological// from an accredited college or university, and
  • Successful completion of a structured clinical program (CAHEA approved), and certification in clinical laboratory sciences by a recognized certifying agency.

OR:

  • New Graduates or candidates with no prior experience, with a Bachelors degree in medical technology or an appropriate biological/chemical/medical science from an accredited college or university, and
  • Successful completion of a structured clinical program (CAHEA approved) and must obtain a certification in clinical laboratory sciences or laboratory specialty within the first six (6) months from date of hire.

OR:

  • Completion of an accredited structured clinical program in Medical Technology (NOTE: For Military Training, the 60-week program must have been successfully completed.) and
  • Certification by a recognized certifying agency, both prior to 1963.

OR:

  • Bachelors degree in an appropriate biological/chemical/medical science from an accredited college or university and
  • A clinical laboratory specialist certification (certification after obtaining degree is preferred). NOTE: A specialist certification limits qualification to the area of specialization only.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION


Certification by the American Society of Clinical Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) or American Medical Technologist (AMT) or Department of , Education and Welfare (HEW) is required. Certification in Specialty for area of laboratory employment required without a Medical Technologist (or equivalent) certification. Must maintain certification status in compliance with specifications for continuing education required by the certification agency.

Job Snapshot

Employment TypeFull-Time
Job TypeHealth Care, Science
Education4 Year Degree
ExperienceNot Specified
Manages OthersNot Specified
IndustryHealthcare – Health Services
Required TravelNot Specified
Job ID106420

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