MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Laboratory Scientist - Microbiology - Sun-Thurs - 10pm-6:30am in Houston, Texas
The Microbiology laboratory is a CLIA certified and accredited by the College of American Pathologist, clinical diagnostic laboratory. We provide routine bacteriology along with specialized testing in Serology, Mycology, Mycobacteriology,Virology and Molecular Microbiology. We provide identifications and susceptibilities for pathogenic organisms isolated from patient samples. We utilize both manual and automated systems to provide results. Our certified staff is highly trained and qualified to provide the testing for direct patient care. We also support the Infection Control Program at MD Anderson.
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Performs all laboratory testing specific to the assigned section
Remains knowledgeable and competent for all policies, procedures and protocols.
Ensures and verifies quality control data is performed and reported for all tests.
Maintains laboratory equipment.
Maintains competency in computer functions in assigned areas.
Follows section's inventory control system to assure effective use of supplies and reagents.
Completes testing in timely manner.
Complies with safety guidelines and procedures and adheres to regulatory mandates.
Remains responsible and accountable for all actions.
Enhances productivity and laboratory lab functions by demonstrating dependability
Adjusts, prioritizes, and organizes work to achieve maximum productivity to meet the workload demands of the section.
Adheres to attendance policy, begins work as scheduled.
Works independently, utilizes resources available to maximize efficiency.
Assists in the development of laboratory personnel and tests, to enhance laboratory functions
- Participates in process improvement projects.
Maintains proficiency on computer functions in the lab processes.
Properly acquires specimen data into computer system(s).
Analyzes and evaluates patient results correctly and appropriately.
Stores patient information and results to allow easy future access as required.
Bachelor's degree -OR- Bachelor's degree in Molecular Genetic Technology -OR - completion of an accredited Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science program. With Bachelor's degree, one year clinical lab experience. 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: 139477
Employment Status: Full-Time
Employee Status: Regular
FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
Work Week: Day/Evening
Fund Type: Hard
Pivotal Position: Yes
Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 50,800
Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 63,500
Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 76,200
Science Jobs: No