The testing personnel are responsible for specimen processing, test performance, and for reporting test results. Makes judgments on test results based on knowledge of principles and expected outcome.
Have earned an associate degree in a chemical, physical or biological science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution; or
Be a high school graduate or equivalent and have successfully completed an official military medical laboratory procedures course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician); or
Have earned a high school diploma or equivalent; and have documentation of training appropriate for the testing performed prior to analyzing patient specimens.
One to two additional years experience in a clinical laboratory setting is preferred.
Possess a current license issued by the State in which the laboratory is located, if such licensing is required - Louisiana requires Licensure
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.