The Microbiology Technologist works under the direct supervision of the Microbiology supervisor. Performs CLIA highly complex bacteriological, parasitological, and serological procedures requiring judgement and interpretation. The Microbiology Technologist inoculates specimens for routine, fungus, and acid-fast cultures; performs and interprets stain reactions; performs routine identification and drug susceptibility procedures; performs Ova and Parasite procedures; processes acid-fast specimens, positive fungus culture, and serological specimens for Reference Laboratory; performs all data entry in LIS. These procedures are performed by following directions provided in the Procedure Manual. Correlating quality control procedures are performed with each test. The purpose is to provide diagnostic information for the physician. Performs all duties according to age specific standards as associated with job-related policies and procedures.
MLT or MT (ASCP or AMT eligible)
Associates degree or Bachelors degree in related field
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.