Performs skilled, specialized work in the conduct of chemical, microscopic and bacteriologic laboratory tests. Adds reagents or indicator solutions, and subjects specimens for processing to operations such as heating, filtering or titrating. Prepares slides as necessary for microscopic analysis. Observes reactions, color changes, or formation of precipitates; studies slides using microscope, or subjects treated specimens to automatic analyzing equipment. Typically requires technologist designation by ASCP, AMT, HHS, or ISCLT.
A Baccalaureate degree is required from an accredited college or university. The Baccalaureate degree can be in medical technology OR one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences OR may have been obtained from 3 years of academic study in an accredited college or university earning a minimum of 90 semester hours or equivalent meeting specific requirements for entrance into an accredited school of medical technology. In all instances successful completion of at least 12 months training in a CAHEA/NCCLS accredited Medical Technology program OR 12 months pertinent full-time laboratory experience/training in a targeted testing specialty is required. Certification as MT (ASCP) or CLS (NCA) or AMT is required. Licensed and / or eligible State in which the laboratory is located, if such licensing is required
On the job clinical training or internship for one year while completing the requirements for the Registry Examination is required. One to two additional years experience in a clinical laboratory setting is preferred
Licensed and / or eligible State in which the laboratory is located, if such licensing is required
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.