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Methodist Hospital

Clinical Laboratory Scientist I

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (Rotating Weekends) 
Category: Laboratory • Job ID: 1343211
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Methodist  Hospital

Clinical Laboratory Scientist I

Laboratory Department

Full Time - Non-Exempt

Day Shift/Rotating Weekends

Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Laboratory Department. Submit your application today!

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Seeking a Clinical Laboratory Scientist I is responsible for performing routine and complex medical laboratory tests and analysis of results; assuming accountability for accurate results and responsibility for assigned equipment within section/department.

In this role, the Certified Medical Technologist I will:

  • Performs specimen processing and testing independently to include moderate and high complexity testing. 

  • Analyzes test results - demonstrates knowledge of pathological processes with correlation of disease states and test results. 

  • Understands, performs, and practices preventive maintenance on assigned equipment; troubleshoots and takes corrective action.

  • Understands, performs, and practices quality control to include running controls, evaluating data, documentation of data, and taking corrective action as required. Communicates any relevant QC information to supervisor/lead tech.

  • Assumes responsibility for own development; meets timeliness for gaining skills. Satisfactorily completes competency checklist for this position 

  • Provides technical information about test results to physicians, nurses and patients. Acts as a resource to others.


 Minimum Education and Experience: A. High school diploma (or equivalent), with 11 years of clinical lab experience. -OR

B. 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from an accredited college or University, including 24 hours of medical technology or 24 hours of science including 6 hours of chemistry, 6 hours of biology and 12 hours of courses in chemistry, biology or medical technology combination, and successful completion of a 50 week U.S. military medical laboratory training course. -OR

C. Associates Degree from an accredited MLT training program. -OR

D. Bachelors Degree from a 4 year accredited CLS program. 

Minimum License and Certificates Required: Not Applicable

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 900 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America.

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.


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