This is a PRN position. Performs skilled, specialized work in the conduct of chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic laboratory tests. Adds reagents or indicator solutions, and subjects specimens for processing to operations such as heating, filtering or titrating. Prepares slides as necessary for microscopic analysis. Observes reactions, color changes, or formation of precipitates; studies slides using microscope, or subjects treated specimens to automatic analyzing equipment. Typically requires technologist designation by ASCP, AMT, HHS, or ISCLT.
Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university is required.
Must have taken courses in biological science, chemistry, and mathematics.
Successful completion of CAHEA/NCCLS accredited Medical Technology program OR satisfy any of the other acceptable routes to gain certification as a Medical Technologist (ASCP) or as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (NCA).
On the job clinical training or internship for one (1) year while completing the requirements for the Registry Examination is required.
One (1) to two (2) additional years experience in a clinical laboratory setting is preferred.
Must possess or provide proof of certification eligibility for MT (ASCP) or CLS (NCA).
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.