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Methodist Hospital Texsan

Clinical Laboratory Assistant

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  No Weekends 
Category: Laboratory • Job ID: 26109-108155

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SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

 Methodist Hospital Texsan

Clinical Laboratory Assistant with Phlebotomy Experience

Laboratory Department
Full Time - Monday through Friday
Non-Exempt
 

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!

 
Benefits:
 

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, and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

 

 

As a Clinical Lab Assistant you will work under the supervision of the Lab Director and the lab supervisors. You will process specimens for the section, perform routine laboratory tests for diagnosis and treatment of disease. You will set up instruments and performs basic equipment maintenance. As a Clinical Lab Assistant you will assist with ensuring all regulatory lab standards are met through following policies and procedures of the Hospital and accrediting regulatory agencies.

 
 
What you will do In This Role:
 
  • As a Clinical Lab Assistant you will process specimens for the section.
  • You will prepare blood smears and body fluid slides, centrifuges specimens, streaks microbiology plates, prepare specimens for transport to reference labs. 
  • You will understand laboratory methods, demonstrate knowledge of pathological process with correlation of disease state and test results.
  • You will independently perform specimen processing and testing to include moderate complexity testing. 
  • You will set up instruments and perform basic equipment maintenance. Perform basic quality control as instructed, collect quality assurance data.
  • You will perform clerical duties such as answering telephones, communicating verified test results by phone, typing procedures, performing data entry/retrieval as may be required, filing paperwork and slides, faxing documents, and assisting with inventory of supplies.
  • You may perform phlebotomy, point-of-care and waived testing as designated.
  • You will perform work in accordance with laboratory regulatory standards.  

Qualifications

 

What Qualifications You Will Need:

  • You must have High School diploma or G.E.D.
  • Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable). 
  • One year of Clinical Lab Assistant or related experience in a Clinical Laboratory to include prior experience with a variety of lab tests preferred 

 

Methodist Hospital Texsan is a full service 120 bed acute care hospital specializing as one of South Texas’s premier heart and orthopedic hospitals. As an advanced center for cardiac care, we are certified in chest pain and heart failure with comprehensive cardiac services including research and clinical trials. Using state-of-the-art technology such as our robotics program, our orthopedic services, including the Joint Replacement Academy and the Center for Spine, boast some of the best clinical results in the industry.

 

Methodist Hospital Texsan is the first hospital in San Antonio to receive the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification. We have also received the Heart Care Center National Distinction of Excellence award – the highest recognition a hospital can receive. Our excellence extends to our ICU which was awarded the Silver Beacon Award for Excellence. Our Level IV trauma emergency service is a leader in San Antonio in patient experience and efficiency. Our 30 bed Inpatient Rehab Unit has received the Rehabilitation Stroke Certification from the Joint Commission. Methodist Hospital Texsan has also been recognized by Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 3 years in a row and was a recipient of the 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award® by Press Ganey. For more information please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Texsan under Locations.       


Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

 


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