Medical Technologist II - Blood Bank (Day Shift)

Location
Silver Spring, Maryland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 09, 2021
Closes
Dec 09, 2021
Ref
00303447
Function
Other
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

Position Highlights:

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits- Medical, Dental & Vision, PTO, Free Parking, Metro Access, Tuition Reimbursement, 403(b)
  • Quality of Life:Flexible work schedules
  • Advancement:Career growth opportunities
  • Location:Holy Cross Health has two hospitals and four healthcare centers all a short driving distance from Washington DC and Baltimore, MD


Description:
  • Perform routine and specialized procedures, review and approve clinical test results for use in the diagnosis and treatment of patients in accordance with established protocol for a laboratory performing high complexity procedures as defined by the standards of the Clinical laboratory Improvement Act of 1988
  • Holy Cross Health's Medical Laboratories provide complete testing needs for all patients who receive care at Holy Cross Hospital, Holy Cross Germantown Hospital and Holy Cross Health Centers.
  • Holy Cross Health's laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation and staffed by a team of professionals who strive to exceed physician and patient requirements.
  • Day Shift - 6:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


Responsibilities:
  • Works with infectious and hazardous substances.
  • Be capable of performing major and minor instrument troubleshooting;
  • Assuring that all remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications;
  • Monitoring testing analyses and specimen examination to ensure that acceptable levels of analytic performance are maintained;
  • Ensuring that patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been taken and the test system is properly functioning;
  • Providing orientation to testing personnel;
  • Incorporates Trinity's mission and goals and the Organization Integrity Plan into daily work.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Supports the Mission of Trinity Health and Holy Cross Hospital


What you will need:
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Technology (Medical Technology), biological, chemical or related science; and satisfactory completion of a clinical laboratory educational rotation;

-or-
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university including courses in biological science, chemistry and mathematics -and- successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Medical Technologist program.

-or-
  • A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university, including 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of biological science (with one semester in microbiology), 16 semester hours (24 quarter hours) of chemistry, one semester (one quarter) of mathematics, -and- one year of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Immunology and/or Clinical Microscopy within the last ten years. Clinical rotations or professional experience must be under the supervision of a pathologist (certified by the American Board of Pathology) or an appropriately board certified medical scientist and a certified medical technologist.


-and-
  • Greater than five years of verifiable experience in Clinical Laboratory Setting;
  • Strong knowledge of laboratory methodologies, interpretation of results, quality assurance, and CMS regulations preferred.
  • Have ability and experience to perform as a trainer for new employees.
  • Ability to work in harmony with other personnel;
  • Demonstrates basic computer literacy;
  • Demonstrates comprehension, skill and command of oral and written English Language communication


About us:

Holy Cross Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system that serves more than 240,000 individuals each year from Maryland's two largest counties - Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Holy Cross Health earns numerous national awards, clinical designations and accreditations across a wide range of specialties for providing innovative, high-quality health care services.

We were named one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for 2021.

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

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Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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