The Children's Hospital of San Antonio, established in 1959, was the first children's hospital in South-Central Texas. Located downtown, this 190-plus-bed hospital serves more than 70,000 children annually from San Antonio, South Texas and around the world. The hospital (in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine) is the only academic children's hospital in San Antonio. Our highly specialized services meet the unique medical needs of children, from Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care to Children's Emergency Services, the latest treatments for deformities of the spine including titanium rib implants and halo traction, a Heart Center, a specialized asthma program, a highly regarded Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and growing maternal services to include consultation, delivery, and maternal fetal medicine.
The Point of Care Technologist, POCT Coordinator has technical and administrative responsibility for the Point of Care Testing Program to include evaluation and implementation of POC testing, providing education opportunities and skills training, as well as consultation and technical support to nursing. The POCT Coordinator must also maintain written policies and procedures, conduct on-site inspections and resolve any technical and administrative problems in consideration of regulatory and accrediting guidelines. The POCT Coordinator maintains region wide support for the testing program. This position functions in an exempt pay status.
Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from an accredited college/university, or Education that has been evaluated by an acceptable credentialing agency and deemed equivalent to a US Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology. Laboratory training including either completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by NAACLS, or other organizations approved by CMS, or Five years of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, serology and urinalysis/body fluids in the U.S. or an accredited laboratory within the last ten years. Must possess or provide proof of certification or certification eligibility for MT (ASCP), CLS (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), CLS (NCA/ASCP), or MT (AMT). If certification with an expiration date is held, the certification must be kept current. Must have at least five (5) years' experience as a Medical Technologist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Laboratory Scientist, or Medical Laboratory Technician, and Five (5) years full time primary experience in the specific section of responsibility.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.