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Medical Laboratory Technician

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Austin
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Description IntroductionLast year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Medical Laboratory Technician with Heart Hospital of Austin you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!BenefitsHeart Hospital of Austin, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.

  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny

  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing

  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts

  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships

  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)

  • Colleague recognition program

  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

    Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

    Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Heart Hospital of Austin family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Medical Laboratory Technician to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT), you will be responsible for performing moderate and high complexity testing for use in patient diagnosis and treatment of disease. You will analyze, review, and report test results and quality control results, and take remedial action when indicated, and ensure specimen integrity through proper handling and processing.
    • You will handle and transport specimens as appropriate to the ordered tests
    • You will ensure positive identification of each patient and respective samples
    • You will correctly receive specimens and print specimen labels
    • You will troubleshoot test systems and take appropriate actions
    • You will communicate the need for supplies, receive all supplies, and rotate supplies appropriately
    • You will perform and document scheduled and unscheduled maintenance
    • You will identify problems which may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results
      What qualifications you will need:Experience
      • 2 years of experience as a Generalist, including Blood Bank, in an acute care hospital setting - preferredEducation
        • Associate's degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
        • Graduation from a clinical rotation or internship in an accredited Medical Laboratory Technician program, OR a 50-week military training course or an acceptable equivalent which results in eligibility to take the registry exam in Medical Laboratory TechnologyLicenses and Certifications
          • Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) by American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA), American Medical Technologists (AMT), or equivalent within 1 year of hireThis role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).Heart Hospital of Austin, which is part of St. David's
            HealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital. We are one of the highest performing cardiovascular
            facilities in the nation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.
            It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department. We have an advanced Executive Wellness
            Program. Our six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs serve the city of Austin. We have
            three catheterization labs and electrophysiology services as well. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programs
            in the world.
            HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institute
            for over a decade.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the
            delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.

            HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Medical Laboratory Technician opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Austin , Medical Laboratory Technician, Professions , Austin, Texas

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