UTMB Health is a modern health sciences center with world-renowned research facilities and a dynamic network of hospitals and clinics located throughout the Gulf Coast region of Texas, and we are searching for a Medical Laboratory Scientist to join our Angleton Danbury Hospital team on the night shift.
Our Angleton Danbury Campus is a community hospital located about 35 miles south of Houston on State Highway 288. You will be working in a family-like environment while still enjoying the benefits that come with being employed by a major health system, including a robust package of benefits with free health insurance for employees, tuition reimbursement, and an excellent retirement plan through TRS.
Join us, where you will be a part of an exceptional team with a progressive and dynamic culture, focused on an exciting future.
Work, live, and grow here. Be a part of our future as we work together to work wonders.
Excellent state benefits and generous salary competitive with the market. Possibility of additional goal-based incentive depending on meeting specific qualifications.
Medical Laboratory Scientist, Laboratory Services provides technical skills necessary to perform and report moderate or highly complex laboratory tests within a division of the clinical laboratory.
Performs routine and complex laboratory procedures with accuracy and precision, following standard procedures and recognizes deviation from expected results.
Reviews and evaluates accuracy of lab data and reports patient results with all required documentation.
Performs, records and evaluates quality control data according to procedures including checking expiration dates and documentation of QC performance before use.
Performs and documents required maintenance procedures for laboratory instruments and equipment as assigned.
Recognizes equipment malfunctions and troubleshoots according to protocol.
Recognizes factors that affect measurements and results and takes appropriate action.
Ability to work independently within established guidelines, apply problem-solving skills, meet deadlines and meet urgent patient, provider, and system needs.
Reviews and suggests revisions for test procedures.
Participates in evaluations of new tests or instruments, as assigned.
Monitors inventory for proper levels, notifies person responsible for ordering when supplies needed, and receives and unpacks supplies when delivered.
Instructs and trains employees and students. May assess staff for competency.
Communicates pertinent information to staff members, management, medical directors, and other divisions.
Performs laboratory testing as required per division.
In addition to this night shift position, we also have other opportunities at Angleton Danbury Campus and at our other campuses. To see all our Laboratory Services openings, go to: https://utmb.us/3je
REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's degree in a Clinical Laboratory Science or Basic Science. Certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as a Medical Technologist or Medical Lab Scientist. Qualifies as Testing Personnel for high complexity testing under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA).
Established in 1891 as the University of Texas Medical Department, UTMB health has grown from one building, 23 students and 13 faculty members to a modern health science center with more than 70 major buildings, more than 2,500 students and more than 1,000 faculty. The 84-acre campus includes four schools, three institutes for advanced study, a major medical library, a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care, an affiliated Shriners Burns Hospital, and numerous research facilities. UTMB health is a component of the University of Texas System.