UT Health Outreach Laboratory Technician III - Pathology & Laboratory Medicine in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Outreach Laboratory Technician III - Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 210000BW
Provides technical skills for the performance of basic to moderately complex laboratory skills required in the preparing and analyzing of patient specimens for medical laboratory testing.
Location: Texas Medical Center
Dept.: Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Position Key Accountabilities:
Processes cytology specimens, aliquots samples, stains, and coverslips slides for Technologist/Cytotechnologist.
Preform moderately complex patient testing under the supervision of the technologist.
Labels biopsy cassettes and prepares biopsy specimens for grossing using routine techniques.
Acquires laboratory specimens from contracted offices and clinics.
Logs patient data into computer system ensuring accuracy and completeness.
Flies slides and paperwork.
Markets the Outreach Laboratory services to outside clinics and doctor offices.
May handle billing questions/problems from contracted clinics and doctor offices. Resolves all issues in a timely and professional manner.
May complete all medical transcriptions in a timely manner.
Triage clients service concerns.
Other duties as assigned.
Valid TX driving license and clean record; moderate typing skills and medical terminology course or medical transcription skills.
Bachelor’s degree in biology, cytotechnology, medical technology, chemistry or related area.
One year of relevant experience.
Exerts up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215
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