The Medical Technologist Generalist (MT) utilizes education, experience and analytical judgment to provide the most accurate possible specimen assay results. The job duties includes examining and performing tests on various specimen types to provide patient management information to clinicians in the areas of Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology, Transfusion Service and Specimen Processing. The technologist may be trained in all or selected areas dependent on laboratory needs. Laboratory and Corporate Compliance, as outlined by the OIG and HCFA, is an important aspect of our laboratory's environment. Each employee is expected to be knowledgeable of, and behave in accordance with the Laboratory and Medical Center Compliance Plans. Patients served at Cook Children's Medical Center range in age from newborn through the adolescent period. Additionally, adults are occasionally served. Specific instructions appear in the procedure manuals.
Education & Experience
Have earned a bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited institution, or completed the requirements for the AMT or HEW certification.
At least one year of laboratory training or experience or both, in high complexity testing is preferred.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification
Must be MT (ASCP), MT (AMT), or MT (HEW), or equivalent registered or eligible.
This is a 22 week, temporary contract. Hourly rate of pay is $33.00hr. Variable shift.
Internal Number: 50877-43355
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System is a not-for-profit, nationally recognized pediatric health care organization comprised of eight entities – a Medical Center, Physician Network, Home Health company, Northeast Hospital, Pediatric Surgery Center, Health Plan, Health Services Inc., and Health Foundation.Cook Children's Medical Center Based in Fort Worth, Texas, the integrated system has more than 60 primary and specialty care offices throughout North Texas. Its service region includes Denton, Hood, Johnson, Parker, Tarrant and Wise counties, with an additional referral area encompassing nearly half the state.Cook Children's traces its roots back to 1918, but throughout its continual change and robust growth, it still embraces an inspiring promise – to improve the health of every child in its region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. To live up to this promise, Cook Children's combines the art of caring with the use of leading technology and extraordinary collaboration to provide exceptional care for every child, every day.History – Cook Children's has a rich history of nearly a century of caring for children.Our Promise – Knowing that every child's ...life is sacred, it is the promise of Cook Children's to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.Companies – Based in Fort Worth, Texas, Cook Children's is a not-for-profit organization that is comprised of eight nationally recognized companies.Community Health Outreach – Cook Children's Community Health Outreach works together with over 150 partner organizations to improve the safety and health of at-risk children through education, disease and injury prevention and support.Clinical Research – Cook Children's is home to a skilled team of research-minded physicians, nurses and health care professionals and administrators who drive our commitment to excellent clinical care and the search for medical advances.Public Relations – Cook Children's Public Relations works with national and local media outlets, produces Cook Children's publications, coordinates special events and helps develop key relationships within the community.Contractor & Vendor Information – Cook Children's contractors and vendors must ensure their employees are knowledgeable about working with our organization.Sponsorship guidelines – Cook Children's sponsors a select number of events that are strongly aligned with its promise to improve the health of every child in the region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury.