MD Anderson Cancer Center Laboratory Technician - Specimen Processing - 6am-2:30pm in Houston, Texas
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Performs assigned tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures.
Correctly receives, accessions, processes, and assures proper identification of specimen
Evaluates specimen integrity and notifies appropriate personnel of unacceptable specimens in accordance with departmental procedure
Acquires and maintains proficiency in computer functions
Independently performs work without undue reliance on others and assists co-workers as time permits
Keeps abreast of new procedures and policies
Performs and documents all required quality control/quality assurance
Maintains neat, accurate and complete records according to established policies and procedures
Readily instructs new personnel and students regarding theories, techniques, and processes
Maintains organized processes to provide optimal and timely patient results.
Prioritizes and organizes workflow meeting productivity goals of the section
Remains knowledgeable of processes and pre-analytical procedures enabling efficient trouble shooting and problem solving
Assists with monitoring and documenting of the sections inventory control system while assuring effective use of supplies.
Performs all tasks in positive manner to result in appropriate positive customer service.
Complies with section's telephone courtesy policies and procedures
Reports results of problem resolutions to callers in accordance with section's policies
Demonstrates cooperation when working with both internal and external customers
Demonstrates calmness under varying environmental circumstances; remains willing and capable of assisting with crisis situations
Consistently well groomed; maintains a high standard of personal hygiene; adheres to the section/divisional dress code.
High school graduation or equivalent. One year of experience in a clinical medical laboratory or similar setting. With preferred degree, no experience required. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html
Requisition ID: 128897
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: exempt and eligible for additional compensation for hours worked beyond your usual schedule, paid at a time and a half rate
Work Week: Evenings
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 25,200
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 31,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 37,800