Texas Oncology is looking for a Medical Technologist II to join our team! This position is for the Northeast location in San Antonio, one of the 175+ sites we have across the state of 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.
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 401-k plan that comes with a company match, a Wellness program that rewards you just for tracking your steps, and lots of other great perks such as Tuition Reimbursement, an Employee Assistance program and discounts on some of your favorite retailers. The ideal candidate for the Medical Technologist II will have the following background and experience:
Bachelor’s degree in medical technology or laboratory science.
Current state license if required.
AMT, ASCP or equivalent certification preferred.
Position is requires a minimum of 2 years of experience.
What does the Medical Technologist II do? The Medical Technologist 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. The essential duties and responsibilities:
Assists with performing phlebotomy and collecting appropriate specimens from patients as ordered.
Assures pre-authorization and completes appropriate consent forms (ABN) prior to collection of limited coverage tests.
Assists with special procedures as needed (i.e. bone marrows in the room).
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 laboratories 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.
Prepares peripheral blood smear and competently performs complete WBC differential on normal and abnormal smears.
Performs microscopic examination of urinary sediment.
Records results on appropriate worksheet and computer system and performs file maintenance. Processes specimens for send-out testing.
Follows the laboratories policies whenever test systems are not within the laboratories established acceptable levels of performance. Identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either corrects the problem or notifies supervisor. Documents all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratories established performance specifications.
Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, test report logs, quality control logs, equipment records and checklists. Verifies all critical results and documents with accurate follow-up.
Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house.
Trains employees in laboratory procedures.
May oversee daily laboratory activities of in the absence of supervisor.
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. The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.