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Medical Technologist

Austin, TX, US
    Position: Medical Technologist
    Talent Area: Laboratory
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Austin, TX, US
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Department: ATXNC GENERAL LAB
    Shift: 3 PM - 11:30 PM
    Job ID: 401253

We’re hunting for a Medical Technologist, someone who’s ready to be part of the best ranked children’s hospital in Texas, and among the best in the nation. In this position, you will perform routine and special procedures to obtain data or prepare products for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and the provision of quality patient care.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Job Duties & Responsibilities

• Prepares and performs tests on specimens; maintains documentation systems.

• Determines suitability of specimens and orders by verifying patient demographic information, receipt documentation, and recognizing and troubleshooting erroneous, inconsistent, and special orders.

• Organizes and prioritizes the workload so that services are provided as needed and requested by the medical staff avoiding repetition of work and incident reports as documented in records and observed by the supervisor.

• Performs routine and special procedures accurately according to policy and procedure manuals; evaluates results for correctness; recognizes abnormal test results and performs appropriate problem-solving procedures in a timely manner as documented in section records.

• Provides age-appropriate care by following established technical protocols based on age of patient, using appropriate instrumentation, and reporting and interpreting results based on normal ranges.

• Responds to emergency situations and STATs quickly and provides the appropriate services needed without delay as documented by turn-around-times and lack of incident reports.

• Assists other employees in troubleshooting specimen problems and errors and with the workload performance to meet established turnaround times.

• Communicates any quality control problems, exceptional patients, to the appropriate supervisor and/or professional staff as they occur and maintains documentation of all clinical information by correctly entering data into the established record keeping system evidenced by few omissions or corrections and monitored by supervisor.

• Performs and documents inventory activities.

• Performs and documents reagent quality control and instrument checks.

• Participates in the teaching of other personnel and continuing education.

Skills & Requirements

• Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

• Required bachelor's degree

• Required Licenses/Certifications:

o MT-STATE - Medical Tech. - By any State

o MT-AAB - Medical Technologist- AAB by the American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB)

o MT-AMT - Medical Technologist - AMT by the American Medical Technologists (AMT)

o CLSP - Clinical Laboratory Specialist by the NCA

o IMLS - Int'l Med Lab Scientist by the ASCP

o BB-ASCP - Cert-Tech Blood Bank by the ASCP

o C-ASCP - Cert-Technologist in Chemistry by the ASCP

o H-ASCP - Cert-Technologist Hematology by the ASCP

o MLS-ASCP - Cert-Medical Lab Scientist by the ASCP

o MT-ASCP - Cert-Medical Technologist by the ASCP (International and Non-International versions of this certification are acceptable)

o M-ASCP - Cert-Technologist Microbiology by the ASCP

o MB-ASCP - Cert-Tech Molecular Biology by the ASCP

o MP-ASCP - Cert-Tech Molecular Pathology ASCP

o MT-NCA - Medical Technologist-MT-NCA by the National Certification Agency

About Texas Children’s

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

To join our community of more than 14,000 dedicated team members, visit You can also learn more about our amazing culture at 

Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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