MLS - Flow Cytometry

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Location:
Dallas, TX US
Job ID:
101077
Area of Interest:
Laboratory
Job Type:
Full Time
Facility:
Texas Health Physicians Group


Qualifications/Duties:
Texas Health Physicians Group is seeking a MLS for their Laboratory. Position will be primarily located at the Arlington Cancer Center in Arlington, TX.

Position Summary:
Under general supervision, performs serological, bacteriological, biochemical, hematological and microbiological laboratory examinations and tests for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease.

Required Minimum Experience:
• Bachelor's Degree Medical Technology required
• Associate's Degree  with 2 Years’ Experience in lieu of degree required

Required Minimum Experience:
• 1-2 year experience preferred in flow cytometry with emphasis on immunothenotyping.

Licenses and Certifications
• MT - Medical Technologist Certified by ASCP, AMT, HEW, HHS or NCA upon Hire required or
• CHT – Certified Histocompatibility Technologist upon Hire required

Skills and Abilities:
• Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment and techniques of medical technology
• Ability to effectively prioritize and problem resolution
• Demonstrates the ability to analyze situations to make operational decision to meet clinical demands
• Demonstrates customer-focused service skills
• Demonstrates verbal and written communication adequately to facilitate training of laboratory and non-laboratory staff, to communicate specimen collection, effective handle requirements and provide assistance and support to laboratory and other health care staff
• Demonstrates effective interpersonal and organizational skills
• Basic computer knowledge

Job Responsibilities:
• Performs several tasks for determinations on different bodily fluids (e.g. pregnancy tests, urinalysis, and complete blood counts)
• Confirms and verifies test results and reports findings to clinicians
• Collects body fluids and material (e.g. urine, blood, and throat cultures)
• Maintains a log of supplies used in the laboratory and keeps area stocked with supplies
• Prepares specimens to be stored or transported to the reference laboratory
• Advises clinicians and other health care providers on proper methods of collection of specimens
• Operates, calibrates, and conducts performance checks on clinical laboratory equipment
• Performs and reviews quality controls in testing, determining if results are within acceptable ranges, researching problems and making appropriate corrections
• Serves as a resource for medical laboratory technicians, laboratory assistants and other laboratory personnel in troubleshooting problems with analytical and pre-analytical phases of the laboratory testing process
• Performs other duties as assigned


Entity Information:
Texas Health Physicians Group (THPG) includes more than 800 physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants dedicated to providing quality, patient-safe care at more than 240 offices located throughout the DFW Metroplex.  THPG members are active in group governance and serve on multiple committees and councils.    Ongoing Texas Health initiatives, like the Diversity Action Council and Living the Promise, have helped to create an inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture and workplace, making THPG a great place to work
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