TECH - MEDICAL (ASCP/REG)

  • Northwest Texas Healthcare System
  • Amarillo, Texas, United States
  • Sep 14, 2021

Job Description

Responsibilities

Northwest Texas Healthcare System is a 495 bed system serving the city of Amarillo and the
surrounding region. We offer the ideal combination of traditional values and the most advanced
technologies in healthcare, plus the conveniences of big city living in a friendly, smaller-town
atmosphere. From the beauty of Palo Duro Canyon and great recreational facilities, to our quality
educational system, Amarillo is a great place to live and work.

A hospital is only as good as its employees. That's why we're looking for professionals who are
dedicated and passionate about their work. We're looking for employees who can add to our culture of
exemplary patient care and personal excellence. We're looking for exceptional professionals who share
our vision and values.

Visit us online at: https://www.nwths.com/career

JOB TITLE: Tech - Medical (ASCP/REG)

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the general supervision of the Technical Coordinator, the Tech - Medical (ASCP/REG)
assumes the responsibility for performing waived and non-waived complexity analysis of patient specimens for diagnostic
purposes, and related procedures in the areas of assigned responsibility under the philosophy, policies and procedures
established by the hospital and the Department of Laboratory Services. Such responsibilities encompass not only the
internal functioning of the Department, but also the integration of the Department into the overall functioning of
Northwest Texas Healthcare System. The Tech - Medical (ASCP/REG) supports an organizational culture of Service
Excellence and practices the Service Excellence standards to all customer groups

KEY PERFORMANCE FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


I. SERVICE EXCELLENCE
Demonstrates the three service excellence competencies


II. HOUSEWIDE REQUIREMENTS
Meets the organization's expectations regarding house-wide requirements


III. PROVISION OF SERVICES
Practices the profession of clinical laboratory science in the area(s) of assigned responsibility according to
accepted standards of practice as outlined by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), CLIA '88,
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, American Association of Blood Banks
(AABB), and other regulatory agencies as appropriate, and according to the approved policies and
procedures of the organization, department, and/or the laboratory Medical Director. Actively participates
in the structure, review and revision of policies and procedures. Monitors quality control data and
instrument maintenance. Participates in and supports a process to measure, assess, and performance
improvement in areas of assign responsibility. Performs clinical laboratory procedures in any one or
combination of specialty areas of the laboratory optimizing the efficiency and quality of pre-analytical,
analytical, and post-analytical laboratory procedures.

Benefit Highlights:
• Challenging and rewarding work environment
• Competitive Compensation and Generous Paid Time Off
• Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans
• 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
• SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program
• Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Retention Bonus Program
• Loan Forgiveness Program

One of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal
Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing
steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $11.6
billion in 2020. In 2021, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies
by Fortune; in 2020, ranked #281 on the Fortune 500; and listed #330 in Forbes ranking of U.S.' Largest
Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has 89,000 employees and through its
subsidiaries operates 26 acute care hospitals, 334 behavioral health facilities, 39 outpatient facilities and
ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services
located in 38 U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom.

(Contact information: Name, Title, Phone & Email) IF APPLICABLE FOR HARD TO FILL POSITIONS *NOT
REQUIRED It is a good idea to include contact information in the job posting. This provides applicants an
opportunity to talk with someone to gather more information, get answers to questions, and helps to
avoid drop-offs if there are technical issues preventing the online application.

Qualifications

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSES/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:1. Minimum Education: Baccalaureate degree in medical technology, biology, chemistry, or related science required. In
lieu of Baccalaureate degree, employee may qualify with 15 years or more experience in a CLIA certified laboratory.
2. Minimum Work Experience: One year clinical laboratory internship required
3. Certifications: ASCP, AMT, and/or NCA preferred or eligible
4. Mathematical, computer, reasoning, and language skills at the college level required

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS:1. Ability to read, write, and converse in English;
2. Ability to follow instructions, reason, and make appropriate judgments;
3. Ability to perform computer functions accurately and quickly;
4. Ability to perceive pertinent details and objects in pictorial or graphic material;
5. Ability to perceive pertinent details from verbal and tabular material;
6. Ability to coordinate eyes, hands, and fingers in order to make skillful, accurate, and precise movements;
7. Ability to communicate with patients, family, staff, physicians, and others;
8. Ability to accurately evaluate and interpret information and make independent decisions;
9. Ability to cope with and remain calm under stress;
10. Ability to speak and hear, to allow discussions with customers, employees, and peers;
11. Ability to perceive similarities and differences in color;
12. Ability to understand the overall technology, operation, and troubleshooting of moderate and complex instrumentation
(example: hospital and laboratory information systems, highly automated specimen processing and testing
instrumentation);
13. Ability to perform mathematical operations quickly and accurately;
14. Ability to understand and explain the theories of laboratory specimen processing;
15. Ability to multi-task productively and accurately
16. Ability to remain focused on job responsibilities.

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT, AND WORK AIDS USED:1. Evacuated specimen collection systems
2. Micro sample specimen collection systems
3. Syringes and sharps
4. Waived and non-waived complexity instrumentation and reagent test systems
5. Telephone
6. NWTHS hospital information system (HIS) and laboratory information system (LIS)
7. Paging system
8. Calculator
9. Pneumatic Tube System
10. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
11. Biological and physically hazardous waste systems
12. Additional as it pertains to job duties

Disclaimer
Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a subsidiary of UHS, is not accepting unsolicited assistance from
search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted
by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without
a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No
fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other
means.

EEO Statement
All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal
employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal
opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement,
promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including
pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

Notice
At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help
prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS
and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience.
During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information
(Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not
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posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at:
https://uhs/alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449