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Medical Laboratory Technologist MLT Oncology

UnitedHealth Group

This is a Contract position in Granbury, TX posted May 23, 2021.

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) 

Responsible for the analysis of Oncology Clinic laboratory specimens and subsequent result reporting according to laboratory protocol and procedures.  Perform patient phlebotomies, ensure specimens are properly collected and processed.  Monitors QC, appropriately documents and performs corrective action if required.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs oncology patient Phlebotomies as required
  • Perform chemical analysis of blood and other body fluid to determine chemical components
  • Performs startup procedures and quality control checks for instruments, solutions, and test results against established standards according to laboratory quality control procedures and manufacturer’s specifications.  Monitors QC and documents corrective action.  Communicates with technical support when necessary to perform required instrument repairs
  • Performs and documents maintenance on analyzers according to manufacturer’s specifications
  • Inventories laboratory supplies and orders accordingly
  • Cleans equipment and work area and disposes of contaminated materials according to the Exposure Control Plan
  • Verifies condition of patient specimens and test results and notes less than optimal specimen conditions on report
  • Notifies Physician or clinical nursing staff of all panic values and documents notification
  • Collects data, prepares reports, answers correspondence, and compiles statistics as directed
  • Maintains and open and effective line of communications between administration, Medical Oncology and Infusion departments
  • Performs other 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.

Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm

Excellent benefits including Health Insurance, PTO, Bonus Potential, 401k and more!

Locations include clinics in Cleburne and Las Colinas/Irving, Texas

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in a relevant science
  • MLT (ASCP) or equivalent registration or has completed a technician training program in a school accredited/approved by HHS, or MLT eligible under Medicare laboratory regulations
  • 1+ years clinical laboratory experience
  • Knowledge of CLIA and Laboratory Regulations
  • 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
  • You will be provisioned with appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and are required to perform this role with patients and members on site, as this is an essential function of this role
  • Employees are required to screen for symptoms using the ProtectWell mobile app, Interactive Voice Response (i.e., entering your symptoms via phone system) or a similar UnitedHealth Group-approved symptom screener prior to entering the work site each day, in order to keep our work sites safe. Employees must comply with any state and local masking orders. In addition, when in a UnitedHealth Group building, employees are expected to wear a mask in areas where physical distancing cannot be attained

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Verbal and writing ability required to communicate effectively in informing employees of activities and policies
  • Experience working in an ambulatory oncology clinic
  • Ability to receive, comprehend, and carry out instructions; ability to work safely with equipment, supplies, and materials; ability to comply with attendance requirements; ability to comply with Human Resource policies

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)

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.

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.

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