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Med Technologist Microbiology

CHI Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Houston, Texas
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Requisition ID 2021-193862 Employment Type Full Time Department Microbiology Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Evening Standard Hours Monday-Friday 3PM-11PM
Overview

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an 881-bed quaternary care academic medical center that is a joint venture between Baylor College of Medicine and CHI St. Luke’s Health. Located in the Texas Medical Center, the hospital is the home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A. Cooley, MD. The hospital was the first facility in Texas and the Southwest designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, receiving the award five consecutive times. Baylor St. Luke’s also has three community emergency centers offering adult and pediatric care for the Greater Houston area. 

CHI St. Luke’s Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, has been serving our community since 1954. We proudly provide a vast array of services that help us keep our community safe and healthy.  

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

**Up to $10,000 Relocation assistance available

• Health/Dental/Vision Insurance• Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and dependent adults
• Care for Caregivers: Resilience Through Adversity is a series of sessions designed to help caregivers build their resilience and advance their mental well-being during these difficult times
• Flexible spending accounts
• Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
• Matching Retirement Programs
• Wellness Programs


Responsibilities

Analyzing lab testing is pretty complex. We depend on our MT's knowledge and skills when it comes to evaluating medical lab tests to determine what’s happening with our patients. They are vital to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases. Would you love working in our Microbiology lab in the Texas Medical Center and analyzing results? Join our Baylor St. Luke's lab team today!

What you’ll do:

  • Conduct chemical analysis of body fluids, including blood, urine, or spinal, to determine presence of normal or abnormal components
  • Collect biological specimens from patients
  • Operate, calibrate, and maintain equipment used in quantitative or qualitative analysis
  • Enter data from analysis of medical tests or clinical results into computer for storage

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology
  • Certification as a Medical Technologist – MT (ASCP), or MLS, or AMT, or NCA, or  Specialty certification depending on lab section (e.g. M(ASCP) for Microbiology, H(ASCP) for Hematology, etc.)  
  • Extensive knowledge of specialized medical diagnostic laboratory tests and medical terminology in order to perform specialized medical laboratory diagnostic tests

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