Medical Technician/Technologist Job In Dallas, Texas
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Responsible for complex specimen processing and testing to assist physicians in the diagnosis of patients, and is responsible for special projects as assigned.
-Must have a Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or a related science field, from a regionally accredited college or university.
-Five years of advanced to complex level applicable clinical laboratory experience.
Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
-May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.
Must be certified by one of the following:
-Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) - American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
- Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) - Department of Health Services (HHS) formally (HEW)
-Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Medical Technologist (MT) - American Medical Technologist (AMT)
-Blood Banking Technologist (BB-ASCP)
Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must be able to follow and develop all laboratory procedures.
-Must be able to demonstrate an expert knowledge of laboratory techniques and quality control measures.
-Must be able to satisfactorily operate, maintain, and troubleshoot a variety of laboratory equipment.
-Must be able to identify and appropriately address problems adversely affecting test results.
-Must be able to maintain accurate records, follow oral and written instructions, and communicate effectively with various hospital personnel and medical staff.
-Must be able to use laboratory and hospital computer systems appropriately to accomplish assigned work.
-Must be able to demonstrate initiative in seeking new responsibilities and challenges.
-Must be able to demonstrate consistent interpersonal skills.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.
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At Parkland, our professionals are fulfilling our commitment to the Dallas community. Continually pushing forward with the latest technology, tools and treatments, the staff at Parkland provides noteworthy care.
- We're a premier training center for the nation’s top physicians, serving as the primary teaching and research hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
- Our trauma and burn centers are recognized internationally—our regional burn center pioneered skin graft techniques, infection control and nutritional support for burn patients.
- Parkland delivers more babies each year than any other hospital in the country and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cares for more critically ill infants than any other hospital nationwide.