HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Technologist PRN in Las Vegas, Nevada
SUNRISE HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER SUNRISE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
POSITION SUMMARY:1. The Medical Technologist is responsible for the performance of automated, semi-automated and/or manual procedures in the analysis of specimens and demonstrates knowledge of techniques and competence in the fields of bacteriology, parasitology, mycology, hematology, serology, chemistry, immunology, immunohematology and flow cytometry as required for the position.
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Accurately perform waived, moderate and/or high complexity laboratory tests specific to the area of assignment. 2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the patients served in the department. 3. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient’s requirements relative to age specific needs. 4. Perform quality control and preventive maintenance and assess results for acceptability. 5. Assure specimen integrity throughout the testing process. 6. Communicate clinical information to the appropriate individuals in professional manner. 7. Ensure laboratory instrumentation is functioning appropriately and notify appropriate individuals when repairs are needed. 8. Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of the position at any time.
QUALIFICATIONS:*EDUCATION:* 1. Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology from an accredited college or university and successful score on a national examination for certification approved by the State Board; OR 2. Completion of three years of academic study, with a minimum of 90 semester hours at an accredited college or university in a curriculum involving biological or physical science and at least 12 months training at a school of medical technology approved by a national accrediting agency and pass a national examination for certification; *OR* 3. A bachelor’s degree in one of the chemical, physical or biological sciences at an accredited college or university, and at least one year of additional full-time experience or training in the specialty or subspecialty in which he/she performs test(s) and pass a national examination for certification approved by the State board; *OR * 4. Pass an exam given by the Department of Health and Human Services. * * * * *LICENSURE:* State of Nevada certification or eligible. *EXPERIENCE:* Experience as a Medical Technologist in a large clinical laboratory and children’s hospital setting preferred. *PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:* Manual dexterity to use laboratory equipment and instrumentation and perform tasks requiring fine motor skills. Visual and auditory acuity to use laboratory equipment and instrumentation safely and effectively, and to evaluate test results accurately. Must be able to stand or sit for long periods of time. *EXPOSURE CATEGORY:* Category I – close contact with blood and body fluids.
Title: Medical Technologist PRN
Location: Nevada-Las Vegas-Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center
Requisition ID: 01541-12660