JPS Health Network Fort Worth , TX 76102
JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital and more than 40 community-based clinics, including 19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.
Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance
outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.
For more information, visit www.jpshealthnet.org.
To view all job vacancies, visit www.jobs.jpshealthnet.org/ or www.teamacclaim.org.
Medical Laboratory Tech (MLT) Weekend Nights
Clinical / Professional Services
John Peter Smith Hospital
Description: The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) performs routine laboratory tests and analysis of patient specimens for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) performs assigned tasks for all patient populations and works within one or more designated departments including Chemistry; Hematology; Microbiology/Immunology/Serology; Stat Laboratory; and/or Transfusion Services.
Performs routine laboratory tests and analysis of patient specimens for use in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Conducts work within one or more departments and across a variety of clinical areas using standard techniques.
Determines the acceptability of patient samples for analysis. Prepares patient samples in accordance with industry standard methods.
Performs calibration procedures and analysis; verifies the acceptability of Quality Control values prior to analyzing patient samples.
Analyzes patient samples and evaluates the reliability of test results according to age, gender, and specimen acceptability criteria prior to releasing information for use in patient care and treatment.
Performs Laboratory and Hospital Information System (LIS and HIS) computer functions involved in pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic processes.
Performs and documents routine maintenance and minor instrument repairs according to Network and industry standard policies and procedures. Reports concerns as necessary.
Complies with all Federal, State and Local regulatory requirements relative to health care delivery.
Participates in assigned proficiency surveys, performance improvement activities, and mandatory continuing education programs as requested and/or required.
Provides technical guidance, training, and/or orientation to new employees and students.
May perform special collection procedures, writing of procedures, inventory, and record keeping, as assigned or required.
Performs other related job duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Associates Degree in Chemical, Physical, Biological or Clinical Laboratory Science; or Medical Technology from an accredited college or university.
Documented evidence that meets qualifications as established by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment of 1988 (CLIA '88) are met.
Documented evidence of registration as a MLT through ASCP, AMT or equivalent
Registry-eligible individuals can be hired and will have one year to pass an ASCP or equivalent registry; and must maintain certification throughout employment.
Preferred Education and Experience:
1 plus year experience performing a variety of routine clinical laboratory analysis.
1500 S. Main Street
Fort Worth, Texas, 76104