Title:  Medical Laboratory Technician

Division:  Pediatrics
Schedule:  Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with some
Work Location:  McAllen, TX
Salary Range:  $15,481 - $19,738
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  7243


The Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer and Hematology Clinic in McAllen, TX is seeking a part-time Medical Laboratory Technician with pediatric hematology lab experience.

Job Duties

  • Performs high volume, routine tests in pediatric hematology including smear reviews and blood cell identification using validated methods and procedures.
  • Processes send-outs in serology, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, histology, or cytology using validated methods and procedures.
  • Prepares reagents and solutions following standard laboratory formulas and procedures.
  • Collects/prepares specimens such as blood, urine, sputum, and other body fluids for analysis.
  • Identifies problems with specimen processing and acceptability and/or instrumentation, troubleshoots and makes corrections by using preset strategies.
  • Performs daily maintenance and quality control procedures required for specific tests and records results.
  • Reports any abnormalities found in test procedures and results.
  • Reports findings utilizing the Laboratory Information System (LIS) as well as verbally or in writing based on guidelines.
  • Operates and performs preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment and instruments.
  • Adheres to accreditation standards and guidelines. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a related field. Two years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Pediatric hematology lab experience including smear review and blood cell identification.
  • Medical Laboratory Technician Certification.





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