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Texas Oncology is looking for a Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT) to join our team! This position will support and work at our McFaddin Ward Cancer Center located in Beaumont, TX (690 N 14 th St, 3 rd Floor, Beaumont, TX 77702).Texas Oncology is the largest community oncology provider in the country and has approximately 600+ providers in 220+ sites across Texas and southeastern Oklahoma. Our founders pioneered community-based cancer care because they believed in making the best available cancer care accessible to all communities, allowing people to fight cancer at home with the critical support of family and friends nearby. Our mission is still the same today-at Texas Oncology, we use leading-edge technology and research to deliver high-quality, high-touch, evidence-based cancer care to help our patients achieve "More breakthroughs. More victories." ® in their fight against cancer. Today, Texas Oncology treats half of all Texans diagnosed with cancer on an annual basis.
Why work for us? One reason to join our team is because we offer our employees a competitive benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term disability coverage, a 401k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you practicing a healthy lifestyle, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers.
What does the MLT do? The MLT is responsible for accurately performing specimen analysis, instrument maintenance, and quality control procedures including moderate and high complexity laboratory tests. Initiates and follows quality assurance and safety policies and procedures. Performs specimen collection and assists with patient flow as needed. Trains employees in laboratory procedures. May act as primary operator for at least one laboratory instrument. Acts as a resource for laboratory science information. May oversee daily laboratory activities in absence of supervisor. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards. Responsibilities: The essential duties and responsibilities:
Follows laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing test analysis, reporting and maintain records of patient results.
Performs specimen analysis of all Chemistry, Hematology and Immunology specimens
Maintains and operates all laboratory equipment, performs daily weekly and monthly instrument maintenance as indicated
Adheres to the laboratory's quality control policies and documents all QC activities, instrument and procedural calibrations, and instrument maintenance. Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrators, and reagents
Participates in proficiency testing by performing sample analysis and reporting results at least once a year
Prepares peripheral blood smear and completely performs complete WBC differential on normal and abnormal smears
Performs microscopic examination of urinary sediment.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate for the position will have the following background and experience:
Associates degree in medical technology, clinical laboratory science, or related science field.
Current state license is required.
AMT, ASCP or equivalent certification preferred but not required.
Position is entry level and requires no experience. At least one year of experience is preferred.
Texas Oncology is part of the US Oncology Network and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.