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Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Scientist (ASCP) - Full Time Nights - Lakeside Campus at HCA Healthcare

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Type: Part Time
Location: new orleans, Louisiana

Job Description:

Job Code: 02560-14080

Full-time

Nights (rotating weekends)

TULANE MEDICAL CENTER LAKESIDE CAMPUS, METAIRIE, LA

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST / MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST (ASCP)

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ABOUT TULANE LAKESIDE HOSPITAL
For more than 50 years, Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children has provided the knowledge, expertise and specialized care vital to the healthcare needs of women and their babies in Jefferson Parish. Our commitment to treating women and their babies has grown by expanding services and offering a wider range of healthcare options for the entire family. We provide cutting edge technology in many specialties including Obstetrics/Gynecology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics, Radiology and Surgery.

Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children is part of Tulane Health System, an acclaimed teaching, research and medical system serving the greater New Orleans area. Our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.
As a member of our family, you can be assured of:

* A safe place to work.

* Having the tools, equipment and training necessary to perform your duties.

* Open and available communication with your supervisors and the leadership of your facility.

* A fair application of workplace policies, procedures and disciplinary proceedings.

* Fair and understandable compensation and benefits.

Tulane Medical Center is currently hiring a MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST / MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST.

Under the direction of the Medical Laboratory Manager, the Medical Technologist (Medical Laboratory Scientist) performs routine and complex testing on body fluids and exudates from patients to provide information for diagnosing and combating diseases. This position demonstrates a thorough knowledge of laboratory medicine techniques and practices.

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:

* Perform chemical, microscopic, bacteriologic and other medical laboratory tests and examinations to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease; record determination and results for review by physician.

* Set up and operate manual and automatic laboratory equipment, instruments and apparatus required for specific laboratory tests. Performs routine maintenance d troubleshooting steps on automated equipment to assure proper functioning.

* Performs quality control and calibration procedures; reviews and reports data.

* Reviews pending logs and assures smooth transition of workflow and /or problems before leaving work area.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST / MEDICAL LABORATORY SCIENTIST:

* LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: LA state license and ASCP certification eligible

* EDUCATION: Bachelors degree or appropriate documentation of ASCP certification as a Medical Technologist

* EXPERIENCE: Graduation from an approved Medical Technology program

* SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory medicine techniques and practices. Demonstrated education and clinical training in the practice of laboratory medicine

* Hours of work: Full Time Nights

Last Edited: 03/06/2018