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UnitedHealth Group

Medical Laboratory Technician Cleburne

Healthcare

Laboratory Technician

No

Cleburne, Texas, United States

$4,500 SIGN-ON BONUS

Incentive Bonuses: Paid 2 times a year

23 days of PTO & closed on major holidays

401K Match

**PLEASE NOTE** The Sign On Bonus is only available to external candidates. Candidates who are currently working for a UnitedHealth Group, UnitedHealthcare, or a related entity on a full-time, part-time, or per diem basis (“Internal Candidates”) are not eligible to receive a Sign-on Bonus.

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives, as a result, starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work. (sm)

The Laboratory Technician performs moderately complex to complex laboratory procedures, including blood draws, urinalysis with microscopy, and QBC/hematology. Responsible for daily quality control checks and maintenance of quality assurance documentation. Maintains patient confidentiality at all times and delivers quality customer service.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs venipuncture using vacutainer, syringe and butterfly techniques. Utilizes capillary punctures using heel and finger stick techniques
  • Prepares equipment to efficiently collect specimens, utilizing appropriate identifying and labeling procedures
  • Instructs patients on urine collection procedures and allocates urine specimens
  • Enters laboratory data into computer system accurately and in a timely manner
  • Cleans and sterilizes equipment, instruments, and work area
  • Inventories supplies and places orders
  • Conducts designated laboratory testing
  • Maintains knowledge of all routine container and minimum volume specifications required for specimen collection and participates in semi-annual proficiency testing
  • Maintains the lab for bi-annual inspection by the state
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times
  • Monitors biohazard waste, following proper disposal procedures
  • Performs preventive maintenance on all equipment and monitors
  • Responds in a timely manner to abnormal and panic laboratory values
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) certification from an approved agency
  • Basic computer literacy proficiency
  • Tuberculosis screening as well as proof of immunity to Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella, Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis through lab confirmation of immunity, documented evidence of vaccination, or a doctor's diagnosis of disease
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in related field
  • American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) certification
  • 1+ years of related experience in a medical setting

To protect the health and safety of our workforce, patients, and communities we serve, UnitedHealth Group and its affiliate companies now require all employees to disclose COVID-19 vaccination status prior to beginning employment. In addition, some roles require full COVID-19 vaccination as an essential job function. UnitedHealth Group adheres to all federal, state, and local COVID-19 vaccination regulations as well as all client COVID-19 vaccination requirements and will obtain the necessary information from candidates prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation. Failure to meet the vaccination requirement may result in rescission of an employment offer or termination of employment.

Careers with WellMed. Our focus is simple. We're innovators in preventative health care, striving to change the face of health care for seniors. We're impacting 550,000+ lives, primarily Medicare eligible seniors in Texas and Florida, through primary and multi-specialty clinics, and contracted medical management services. We've joined Optum, part of the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, and our mission is to help the sick become well and to help patients understand and control their health in a lifelong effort at wellness. Our providers and staff are selected for their dedication and focus on preventative, proactive care. For you, that means one incredible team and a singular opportunity to do your life's best work.(sm)

WellMed was founded in 1990 with a vision of being a physician-led company that could change the face of healthcare delivery for seniors. Through the WellMed Care Model, we specialize in helping our patients stay healthy by providing the care they need from doctors who care about them. We partner with multiple Medicare Advantage health plans in Texas and Florida and look forward to continuing growth.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: OptumCare is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

OptumCare is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.

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