HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Technologist - Generalist - Days, Rotating Weekends in Austin, Texas
__ Located in central Austin, St. David’s Medical Center includes a 350-bed acute care hospital and a 64- bed rehabilitation hospital providing comprehensive inpatient and outpatient care. It is home to the internationally renownedTexas Cardiac Arrhythmia InstituteandSt. David’s Neuroscience & Spine Institute. The hospital provides a complete range of women’s services, including its acclaimed maternity unit, maternal-fetal medicine, a high-risk maternal and neonatal transport team, the region’s largest and most sophisticated Neonatal Intensive Care Unit andThe Breast Center; complex surgical services; a comprehensiveBariatric Surgery Center; and a 24-hour emergency department. St. David’s Medical Center was named among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals byTruven Health Analyticsfrom 2010 to 2016. Truven also named St. David’s Medical Center to the list of 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in 2013, 2015 and 2016. The hospital earned a national distinction for patient safety fromThe Leapfrog Groupfrom 2012 to 2016, and it received the 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence fromHealthgradesfor the fifth consecutive year, as well as Healthgrades’ 2016 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™ for the second consecutive year.
__ _POSITION SUMMARY_ Responsible for competently performing moderate and high complexity testing. Analyzes reviews and reports test results and quality control results and takes remedial action when indicated. Ensures specimen integrity by adhering to the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing. Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to include departmental programs, quality control, performance improvement and safety.
*EDUCATION*(REQUIRED) Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or a related field from an accredited university or college; computer skills; Graduation from a clinical rotation or internship in an accredited medical technology program or a 50-week military training course or an acceptable equivalent which results in eligibility to take the registry exam in Medical Technology (Clinical Laboratory Science). Alternate degree hours or programs must have certification in ASCP, NCA, or AMT
*EXPERIENCE*(PREFERRED) Two year experience as generalist, including Blood Bank, in acute care hospital setting preferred.
*LICENSE/CERTIFICATION*(REQUIRED) Registration as a Medical Technologist by ASCP, NCA, AMT or proof of eligibility required. Evidence of a passing registry exam score must be presented within one year of hire or three successive offerings of the registry exam to remain employed as a medical technologist (must lead to passing).
Title: Medical Technologist - Generalist - Days, Rotating Weekends
Location: Texas-Austin-St. David%27s Medical Center
Requisition ID: 06676-59790