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Nuclear Med Tech I PRN

Req #: 17011308
Location: Burleson, TX
Job Category: Radiology/Imaging
Organization: Texas Health Huguley FWS

Description
Texas Health Huguley Hospital Fort Worth South
Operated as a joint venture between Texas Health Resources and Adventist Health System, we believe that total health is achieved through a balance of physical, mental, social and spiritual well-being. With each patient’s unique circumstances in mind, our multi-disciplinary care teams provide a vast array of services, combining state-of-the-art technology with a personal commitment to creating an exceptional patient experience.
Our team members also enjoy outstanding care in the form of comprehensive health benefits, a friendly, faith-based work environment, and plenty of opportunities to learn and grow. In addition to earning the Gallup Great Workplace Award six years in a row, we were also recognized as one of “150 Great Places to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review.
Our 224-bed hospital includes a medical ICU, cardiovascular ICU, PCU, open heart surgery center and behavioral health. In addition, we have accredited programs in orthopedics, chest pain, and inpatient diabetes, plus an award-winning emergency department.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Follows laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing
  • Assists in establishing and adheres to laboratory Quality Control policies
  • Performs and documents required maintenance, calibrations, and troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation and test systems
  • Performs and reports all laboratory patient testing in a timely and accurate manner
  • Identifies problems that adversely affect test performance and reporting and resolves them in accordance with established laboratory policies and procedures. Documents specific action taken.  
  • Communicates with nursing floors, physician offices, and other clients with regard to critical and stat test results; problems with specimens and/or orders; properly documents communication                
  • Completes competency assessment requirements
  • Assists with performance of laboratory Quality Assurance activities
  • Assists with reference laboratory (send out) processes
  • Assists in managing reagents and supplies
  • Acts as a technical and clinical resource for support staff
  • Assists in the training and in-servicing of laboratory personnel
  • Assures workflow continuity through communication
  • Maintains regular dialog with Laboratory supervisory / managerial staff concerning quality, safety, and Standard of Behavior issues within the department and the facility
  • Demonstrates ability to accept and facilitate change
  • Demonstrates commitment to all department and corporate compliance policies, watches for potential problems, relays concern to Director/Compliance Officer.  Demonstrates commitment to appropriate behavior and is familiar with reporting mechanism
  • Receives specimens from outside clients, in house deliveries, and pneumatic tube system; checks specimens against order for correctness; records receipt in LIS system; attaches laboratory labels and delivers specimens to appropriate laboratory area
  • Uses LIS system for collection verification, ordering, canceling, and inquiry functions
  • Assists in stocking store room and work areas with supplies of varying weight and size
  • Organizes work area and adheres to infection control policies
  • Creates reports, memos, letters, and other communications as needed
  • Participates in team interviewing when requested
  • Other duties as assigned
     
Qualifications
WHAT YOU WILL NEED:
  • B.S. degree or A.S. degree in Medical Technology
  • Current Texas license as a Medical Laboratory Technologist in at least 4 clinical areas or a Laboratory Supervisor License in at least 3 clinical areas
  • Meet Federal Government CLIA requirements as a Technical Consultant
  • Must be proficient in the English language

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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