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Fort Worth, TX US
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Texas Health Southwest

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is seeking a Medical Laboratory Scientist Lead for their Laboratory.

• Full Time
• 40 hrs/week assigned as five 8hr shifts typically 1030-1900, M-F with rotating weekends and holidays

Required Minimum Education:
• Bachelor degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Lab Science, Applied Technology or Chemical, Physical or Biological science (proof required)
• Individuals hired as a CLS II (or CLS Ld) prior to January 3, 2010 will be grandfathered to the MLS Ld position with existing education

Required Minimum Experience:
• 4 years’ experience in a medical laboratory which includes clinical internship
• Preferred: 2 years supervisory experience.

Required License/Certification:
• MT (ASCP), MLS (ASCP) OR equivalent (AMT, AAB, HHS, NCA, HEW, CLS- CA, FL, NY state license, Philippine Board of Technical Technology) OR ASCP specialty certification for specific discipline
• Preferred MT (ASCP)or MLS (ASCP)

Required Skills:
• Strong positive interpersonal skills
• Ability to read, write and speak English clearly
• Problem solving ability, time management skills
• Possess organizational skills to function successfully in a fast paced work environment
• Computer literate in Word, Excel or other data bases
• Administrative skills to compile statistics and maintain logs
• Ability to multitask
• Preferred: Experience with Cerner Millennium LIS

Job Responsibilities (Including but not limited to):
• Quality Control/Assurance – Completeness thoroughness, accuracy and neatness of work
• Technical Skills – Procedural knowledge, job knowledge, problem solving
• Leadership Skills
• Time management – Organization skills, ability to accomplish and correctly prioritize objectives
• Continuous Improvement – Demonstrates understanding of CQI through support and implementation of Lab practices
• Communication/Interpersonal Skills – Works as a team member, accepting direction, providing assistance to others as needed, readily adapting and supporting change

Entity Information:
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Southwest Fort Worth is a 222-bed full-service facility that includes surgical and imaging services, a 24-hour emergency department, orthopedics and sports therapy, adult critical care, and a Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Southwest Fort Worth, which has been serving Tarrant County residents since 1987, has 1,100 employees, 120 volunteers, and more than 600 physicians on its medical staff. The hospital is a Pathway to Excellence® designated hospital by American Nurses Credentialing Center, a designated UnitedHealth Premium Surgical Spine specialty center and has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition from the AARC. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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