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Career Opportunities 

We want to become the healthiest county in Texas! Are you ready for the challenge? 

How to Apply

  1. Online - Submit an online application or e-mail it to apply@gchd.org.
    • If you plan on electronically signing the application, you will need Adobe Acrobat. If you do not have the program, we suggest printing the application to sign it, scanning it and emailing it to apply@gchd.org.  
    • If you are using a smartphone or tablet, an app available at this link will allow you electronically fill out, sign and submit an application.
  2. Visit us - We can help you apply at 9850-A Emmett F. Lowry Expy, Suite A-111 in Texas City.
  3. Please, no phone calls - Due to the volume of applicants, we are unable to respond in a timely manner. 

We Can Offer You

  • Excellent benefits; including an amazing retirement package, rich paid time off plans, FREE life insurance, FREE long-term disability, FREE medical insurance, FREE parking and much, much more!
  • Team-oriented environment.

Have questions?

Contact HR at (409) 938-2260 or apply@gchd.org.

Galveston County Health District is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, disability, LGBTQ, genetic information or national origin.

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Lab & X-Ray Technician

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$14.85-$17.82/hour
  • Posted Date:06/15/2017 3:55 PM

Would you LOVE to join our Lab & X-Ray Team? Are you ready for the challenge?

Coastal Health & Wellness is seeking a new Lab & X-Ray Technician!

The right candidate will be responsible for performing in-house lab tests, processing specimens for contract outside laboratory, and performing radiographic procedures as ordered by authorized CH&W physicians and midlevel providers in accordance with state and local laws, established clinic scope of services, and CLIA, Joint Commission, and DSHS guidelines.  Accurate documentation of in-house waived test results.

We can offer you:

  • Excellent Benefits; including an amazing retirement package, rich Paid Time Off plans, FREE Life Insurance, FREE Long Term Disability, FREE Medical insurance, FREE Parking and much, much more! 
  • Team Oriented Environment
  • Hourly Rate: $14.85-$17.82

We want you to join our team of professionals and begin a long term career with us! If you meet the criteria listed below, please apply.

Required:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent
  • Prefer lab and/or x-ray work experience in a primary care or FQHC setting or to any job-related training
  • MRT/A.R.R.T or LMRT with all five certifications (Extremities, Podiatric, Skull, Spine, and Chest) by the State of Texas
  • Must have knowledge of the use and maintenance of a centrifuge including spinning down and spills, the, Clinitek 50, Glucometer, DCA Analyzer, X-Ray and processor equipment, containers used to separate serum, plasma, frozen samples, and urine cultures, and phlebotomy skills
  • CPR/Heartsaver (Must successfully complete CPR certification within 6 months of employment).
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Ability to work evenings and Saturday clinic
  • Ability for spur of the moment transportation without relying on organization vehicles
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Computer Skills MS Office
  • Must be willing and able to work evening and weekend hours on a rotating basis
  • Must be in compliance with GCHD Immunizations policy
  • Must pass Criminal Background check and drug screening 

    An equivalent combination of education and work experience which appropriately demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above described essential functions will be considered when hiring for this role. 

     Traditional Duties

  • Identifies patients by name and date of birth when confirming patient identification and searching for or entering data into the electronic medical record accurately
  • Verify lab tests ordered by comparing information in the electronic medical record
  • resolving and bringing discrepancies to the attention of the Lab and X-Ray Supervisor and ordering provider
  • Prior to each collection of specimens, reviews the appropriate tests being ordered to ensure the proper materials are used in the collection techniques such as, venipuncture, finger stick, heel stick (pediatric patients only) or urinalysis
  • Prepares and labels all specimens according to written protocols for each particular test obtained for both in-house and outside reference labs
  • Performs waived in-house tests according to protocols; analyzes Glucose, HgbA1C, Rapid Mono, Rapid Strep, H.Pylori, Automated Urinalysis Dip, Microalbumin Urine, Urine Pregnancy test, Hemoccult Guaiac cards
  • Prepares outside reference labs according to current protocols and authorized on the Coastal Health & Wellness Medical Fees schedule and/or the Medical Director’s list of authorized tests performed in the Coastal Health & Wellness Laboratory
  • Performs x-rays as ordered by Coastal Health & Wellness providers according to established procedures and X-ray competency guidelines to include:  preparations prior to patient contact, patient check-in / initial contact, taking x-rays, positioning of patient, equipment, processor maintenance and other special circumstances
  • Sterilizes medical equipment
  • Participates in the quality assurance monitoring and recording of data in all log books, ensures compliance with all HIPAA laws, and compliance with current JACHO, CLIA, and Texas Department of State Health Services X-rays rules and regulations
  • Provides preventative maintenance on all lab equipment, keeps x-ray and lab clean to meet Infection Control guidelines, be familiar with HIPAA laws
  • Enhance the Lab and X-Ray department and clinic reputation by accepting ownership for new and different requests
  • Ability to rotate between clinic sites
  • Working knowledge of general office procedures, copies, fax machines, computers and telephone systems
  • Must be able to function independently, as well as, part of a team

To apply please fill out our online application.  Applications can be submitted by fax to (409) 938-2284, emailed to apply@gchd.org or in person at 9850-A, Suite A-111, Emmett F. Lowry Expressway, Texas City, TX 77591.

No Phone Calls Please

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