1+ months

LAB ASSISTANT(PRN) - (87733)

Universal Health Services
Denison, TX 75020
  • Job Code
    87733

One of the nations largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

Texoma Medical Center, a 378-bed facility (297 acute, 60 behavioral, 21 rehabilitation) with a 12-room operating suite and eight floors, has been providing quality health care to the residents of North Texas and Southern Oklahoma since 1965. Our main campus is located in Denison, Texas, approximately one hour north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area and just south of the Texas/Oklahoma border. In addition, we have numerous facilities in locations throughout the Texoma region.

Since 1965, TMC has forged a special relationship with the people of North Texas and Southern Oklahoma. Texoma residents have come to depend on TMC to meet a spectrum of physical, mental and spiritual needs. TMC has responded with unique services to provide the kind of sophisticated, experienced care that was once was available only in major metropolitan areas.

We offer major specialty services including open heart surgery and neurosurgery. Advanced resources such as certified trauma care support TMC's role as a regional specialty center.

Position Summary: Perform routine phlebotomy procedures. Assist in clerical duties, processing of outpatient specimens, restocking, cleaning work areas, inventory assessment and performing testing procedures described as "waived" testing and moderately complex testing.

Job Requirements

High School Diploma/GED, or highest level of education. Preferred Bachelors or Associates of Science. Reading and numerical competency. Training and certification from accredited phlebotomy program preferred.

One year of recent phlebotomy experience or completion of MLT/Phlebotomy program.

ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologist) certified as Phlebotomist desired, but not required.

Collects and prepares blood specimens and other samples for laboratory testing. Maintains collection areas, pending worklists, has knowledge of Laboratory information systems,testing equipment, and performs record keeping duties.
The ideal candidate will be enrolled in a Technologist or MLT school and have working knowledge of Hematology and Chemistry. The hours for this role are variable and it will not be a set work schedule. Most shifts that we are looking to cover will be 4am to 8am in the Central processing department. Specific tasks will be receipt of blood from the pneumatic tube system, logging blood using Cerner Millenium, and distribution to the required work area. As time allows we will check off a lab assistant for further tasks such as urinalysis, loading chemistry and hematology instruments, and evaluating quality control materials.
Ability to learn computer system and computerized lab equipment. Demonstrates knowledge and exhibits skills in obtaining laboratory specimens from all age groups. Must have moderate complex testing after initial training and assessment at six-months. Expectation that you can perform both waived and moderate complexity testing using Point of Care devices during code blue/trauma, or as needed in other areas. Must work well with people and maintain confidentiality.
Specific shifts - Saturday and Sunday or anytime during the week as needed
Hours of work - 4 hour shifts and scheduled two-three days a week
required - college creditsfor Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology, and Hematology

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Posted: 2019-11-07 Expires: 2020-03-23

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