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Medical Technologist - Cellular Therapy Lab

Company: Tulane Medical Center
Location: Slidell
Posted on: March 18, 2023

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Description Introduction Last year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Medical Technologist - BMT with Tulane Medical Center you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!Benefits Tulane Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.\nFertility and family building benefits through Progyny\nFree counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing\nFamily support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts\n401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)\nEmployee Stock Purchase Plan\nRetirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships\nEducation assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)\nColleague recognition program\nTime Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)\n Learn more about Employee Benefits Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.\n Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Tulane Medical Center family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Medical Technologist - BMT to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!Job Summary and Qualifications The Cellular Therapy Laboratory (CTL) Medical Technologist under the direction of the CTL Medical Director, is responsible for performing and documenting all tasks and duties associated with the receipt, processing/preparation, cryopreservation, storage and distribution of cellular therapy products. S/he provides appropriate support related to the infusion of cellular therapy products. The BMT Lab Technologist demonstrates an ability to independently, operate laboratory equipment and accurately interpret, record and verify cellular therapy product results. Ensures appropriate staff coverage in the CTL including participation in emergency/weekend/late/on call/call back coverage rotation. Process/prepare cellular therapy products, including receipt, cell freezing, storage, thawing, distribution for infusion, packaging and shipping, labeling, maintain of chain of custody and chain of identity, Collaborates with various departments (coordinators, apheresis, nursing, etc.) to ensure adequate collection and infusion of cellular therapy products Demonstrates professional and independent judgment. Fosters an environment of cooperation and collaboration between the CTL and other internal and external depts. / agencies.Demonstrates the set-up and operation of manual and automatic laboratory equipment, instruments and apparatus required for specific laboratory procedures and tests. Performs routine maintenance and troubleshooting steps on automated equipment to assure proper functioning.Performs various types of laboratory test(s) on cellular therapy cells, evaluates test results, and report/enter/verify test results.Performs quality control for all appropriate processes/procedures in the CTL and performs scheduled preventative maintenance and validations. Identifies, monitors, tracks and reports adverse events and deviations from CTL standards/procedures Demonstrates knowledge of, and ensures compliance with all applicable regulatory agency requirements. Performs and documents annual competency and continuing education. Manages and performs technical and delegated administrative operations of the CTL. Participates in hospital initiatives and in department goals set by Director(s) and manage. \n What qualifications you will need: Licensure/Certification/Registration: LA state license Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist (ASCP) certification, preferred. If not certified as a Medical Technologist must be eligible for certification.Education: Bachelor's degree of clinical laboratory science or medical technology, preferred. Or documentation of ASCP/AAB certification as a Medical TechnologistExperience: Demonstrated experience (1 year) in a cell processing laboratory or a general laboratory setting, preferred.Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Demonstrated knowledge of laboratory medicine techniques and practices. Demonstrated education and clinical training in the practice of laboratory medicineWork schedule: Cellular Therapy Lab - Full-time - Monday-Friday w/occasional weekends This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved). Tulane Medical Center is a 235+ bed teaching, research and medical center serving the greater New Orleans area. Tulane Medical Center has been named a World's Best Hospital by Newsweek in its 2019 listing of the top medical facilities. Of the 1,000 hospitals listed in the report, Tulane Medical Center is one of just 250 World's Best Hospitals found in the United States. We were the only hospital in southern Louisiana on the list. At Tulane Medical Center, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. We are equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job. HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses. "There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.\nHCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Medical Technologist - BMT opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care! We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Tulane Medical Center, New Orleans , Medical Technologist - Cellular Therapy Lab, Healthcare , Slidell, Louisiana

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