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Medical Laboratory Technician Float USMD on Clearfork Main Street

Company: UnitedHealth Group
Location: Hurst
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

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)
USMD part of OptumCare is a multi - specialty group of hospital, clinics and physicians. USMD serves the Dallas - Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at its 2 hospitals, 4 cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics, many of which are multi - specialty.
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. 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. 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 skills
This position requires 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 requirement of this role. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all -federal, state -and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to -employment to ensure compliance
Preferred Qualifications:
Associate's Degree in related field
American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) certification
1+ -years of related experience in a medical setting
Physical & Mental Requirements:
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to push or pull heavy objects using up to 100 pounds of force
Ability to stand for extended periods of time
Ability to use fine motor skills to operate office equipment and/or machinery
Ability to receive and comprehend instructions verbally and/or in writing
Ability to use logical reasoning for simple and complex problem solving
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 USMD. If you're idea of a great day at work involves putting great new ideas to work, we should talk. Throughout the greater Dallas area, we've built an evolving, integrated health care model that brings primary care and specialist providers together to work in new and better ways. A thriving part of OptumCare and the UnitedHealth Group family of companies, our multi - specialty group of hospitals, clinics and providers features more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners. We provide health care services to patients in more than 20 different specialties at our two hospitals, four cancer treatment centers and nearly 50 physician clinics. Join us and start doing 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: UnitedHealth Group 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.
UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.
Job Keywords: Medical Laboratory Technician, Laboratory Technician, Technician, Fort Worth, TX, Texas

Keywords: UnitedHealth Group, Dallas , Medical Laboratory Technician Float USMD on Clearfork Main Street, Healthcare , Hurst, Texas

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