HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Medical Technologist in Reston, Virginia

Located in the outskirts of Washington, D.C, Reston Hospital Center is a 199-bed acute facility, located in the vibrant Town Center of Reston, known for its lively mix of restaurants, shops, and services. We are a HCA (Hospital Corporation of America) facility making it a very secure and reputable facility to work with. HCA is one of the largest healthcare systems throughout the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!

Currently, we hold certifications within our stroke and total joint center and is accredited in the chest pain center. Most importantly, we are dedicated to enhancing the health and quality of life in our community by putting patients first.

To see more of what it's like to work at Reston Hospital click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhKQGa2CVv0&t=1s

Responsibilities

• Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Reviews all posted policy changes as required. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines.

• Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision.

• Demonstrate initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines. Accurately performs proficiency testing when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities.

• Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory annual training within set deadlines.

• Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This may include specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department.

• Organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}.

• Troubleshoots/resolves instrument problems and documents corrective action in appropriate log; when necessary, performs instrumentation repairs. Effectively investigates/resolves specimen collection problems using Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and specimen tracking tool when appropriate.

• Assures quality control is properly performed and logged, works within quality control limits and trends, and follows proper department procedure for corrective action.

• Preventative maintenance and safety checks of equipment are performed and documented according to schedule.

• Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures.

• Demonstrates cultural competence by being able to explain procedures by utilizing communication interventions as appropriate for all customers across all ages and populations.

• Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the Accreditation National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to critical call read back and patient identification.

EXPERIENCE Required - Graduate of accredited school of Clinical Laboratory Science. Preferred - 1-2 years experience as Medical Technologist, Generalist with Blood Banking experience

EDUCATION Required - Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or related science Preferred - Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology

CERTIFICATION Required- Registry eligible, ASCP or equivalent. Successful completion of MT registry within 6 months of eligibility or hire. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required. CPR Certification required for Free Standing Emergency Departments. Preferred- MT(ASCP) or equivalent. Registry/Licensure in a specialty area will be considered. Continuing education to maintain registry/licensure is required.

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Medical Technologist

Location: Virginia-Reston-Reston Hospital Center - Reston

Requisition ID: 08540-15043