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About Texas Children's Hospita
Texas Children's Hospital is an internationally recognized full-care pediatric hospital located in the Texas Medical Center in Houston. One of the best pediatric hospitals in the United States, Texas Children's Hospital is dedicated to providing the finest possible pediatric patient care, education and research.
Texas Children's is nationally ranked in the top five among children's hospitals by both Child magazine and U.S. News & World Report. The hospital has garnered widespread recognition for its expertise and breakthrough developments in the treatment of cancer, diabetes, asthma, HIV, premature babies, and cardiogenic and attention-related disorders.
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Perform technical laboratory procedures, analyze statistical data and report results to be used for prediction and diagnoses of disease and provision of quality patient care.
Validate specimen identification and appropriateness of sample type and size and process according to special handling protocols; organize and prioritize the workload so patient results are released within a timely manner; perform routine and complex test procedures recognizing and troubleshooting questionable orders and results, delta checking and repeating tests when necessary; provide age appropriate care based on age of patient, use appropriate instrumentation and reporting and interpreting results based on normal ranges; report critical results; assist others in troubleshooting specimen problems/errors. Perform and document scheduled QC procedures; review QC data and perform troubleshooting and corrective actions; review of completed worksheets, QC records and maintenance records; coordinate and document correlation studies; maintain and prepare reagents and perform and document required reagent checks to prevent interruptions in patient testing, monitor expiration dates. Perform daily and unscheduled instrument maintenance and calibration; troubleshoot instrument problems and make minor repairs when applicable; assist others in performing scheduled instrument maintenance and troubleshooting instrument problems; assist with the evaluation of new instruments and products and with the writing of new procedures. Participate in the teaching of other personnel (new employees and students) and continuing education. Perform assignment of "in-charge" technologist when necessary.
Knowledge and Skills:
Knowledge of hospital laboratory operations. The ability to operate a PC and use multi-constituent clinical laboratory analyzers, blood gas analyzers, microscopes, blood culture instruments, cell washers, irradiator and other laboratory equipment.
Education, Licensure and Experience:
Bachelor of Science degree with one of the following certifications required: MT (ASCP or AMT); MLS (ASCP); valid MT license from any state.
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