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Med Technologist I

St Joseph Health Navasota, Texas
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Requisition ID 2023-304384 Employment Type PRN Department Laboratory Services Hours/Pay Period 8 Shift Day Weekly Schedule PRN Remote No Category Laboratory
Overview

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.  CHI St. Joseph Health Grimes Hospital is located Navasota TX and is a 25 bed critical access hospital. Our Medical Unit consists of 18 beds & has a phenomenal leadership team & great overall culture!

Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring, and our families need protection. With our combined resources, we are committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community. This role will allow you to give back to our community and broaden your healthcare skills. 

CHI St. Joseph Health

Since 1936 CHI St. Joseph Health has been caring for the communities of Bryan, College Station, Brenham, Hearne, Navasota, Caldwell, and Madisonville. With the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, the first Joint Commission certified Primary Stroke Center, and the first accredited Chest Pain Center in the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in critical care and the largest provider of cardiovascular care in the region.

As an integrated healthcare system, CHI St. Joseph Health includes a comprehensive network of over 100 employed providers including primary care physicians, specialists and advanced practice clinicians. Our network includes more than 30 ambulatory clinics featuring primary care, a freestanding Emergency Room, Express Clinics, and imaging and diagnostic services.

As an active member of the Brazos Valley, CHI St. Joseph Health is a leader in providing compassionate care as well as addressing the overall health of the community. We continuously work to assess unique needs and create plans that respond to those needs in an effort to build a healthier community.


Responsibilities

Responsible for the analysis of laboratory specimens and subsequent result reporting according to

laboratory protocol and procedures to fulfill the requests of the prescribing physician. Performs

clinical testing in any or all of the following laboratory areas: blood bank, chemistry, coagulation,

hematology, immunology, microbiology, and urinalysis. The technologist works independently,

organizing work to meet established deadlines.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Performs in all assigned areas of the laboratory. Provides accurate and appropriate testing of

specimens received in the laboratory, according to established laboratory protocol and

procedures to fulfill the requests of the prescribing physician.

  1. Reports test results in a timely manner and according to established laboratory protocol and

procedures to ensure that all patients receive appropriate treatment promptly.

  1. Follows established procedures for laboratory quality control and reports discrepancies to the

appropriate supervisor to guarantee the lab maintains utmost quality.

  1. Performs daily, weekly, monthly, or as needed maintenance on instruments and equipment as

appropriate, to ensure that all equipment is in working order. Performs calibration of

equipment as required. Troubleshoots instruments, equipment, reagents, and patient

specimens when problems occur. Notifies the supervisor if unable to solve the problem.

  1. Attends educational conferences and seminars to stay abreast of laboratory methodology,

instrumentation, procedures, and policies to offer the highest quality testing to the laboratory.

  1. Dependable and is punctual as defined by department policy to ensure that work is started and

completed on time. Follows department rules regarding scheduling and schedule changes.

Demonstrates willingness to adjust schedule to meet departmental needs. Takes calls

according to department policy.

  1. Complies with established laboratory and hospital policies for universal precautions and safety

procedures to protect all patients and staff. When handling blood and/or body fluids, standard

precaution procedures will be followed in order to minimize exposure to infectious diseases.

Safety policies and procedures will be followed when using chemicals.

  1. Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow

employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment.

  1. Reads and follows all organizational and departmental policies and procedures to remain in

good standing with the organization and leads by example. Assists in updating policy and

procedure manuals.

  1. Attends all required safety training programs to stay abreast of latest safety precautions and

procedures, and can describe his or her responsibilities related to general safety,

department/service safety, and specific job related hazards. Follows the hospital exposure

control plans/blood borne and airborne pathogens.


Qualifications

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Experience:

Preferred: 1-2 years

Licensure/Certifications:

Required: MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), (NAACLS) or equivalent

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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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