Day shift: Monday - Friday from 6:45am to 3:15pm, including rotating weekends and holidays
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This Medical Technologist I will be responsible for:
Performing a variety of routine and highly specialized diagnostic tests and specialized procedures.
Assuring quality of the results and communicating relevance of results to other health care professionals.
Identifying pathogens accurately and efficiently by either manual or automated culture or other testing methodologies. Obtaining results in a timely manner.
Recognizing normal and life-threatening results and following protocol for notification of results to the clinician along with complete documentation on worksheets and in the LIS.
Performing and understanding quality control programs including evaluation of values, documentation of errors and corrective action, and the maintenance of records in the appropriate logs.
Performing and recording scheduled equipment maintenance, troubleshooting of equipment problems, and providing immediate notification to department supervisor in the event of any malfunctions.
Proficiently operating the LIS and other computer related programs. Keeping current with changes and upgrades to each system.
Understanding the importance of specimen integrity and recognizing any events that may compromise the quality of testing and reporting of results. Willingness to assume other duties as required.
To qualify, you must have:
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or Medical Lab Science OR Associate’s Degree Medical Laboratory Technician with minimum two (2) year of experience.
The analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources, apply professional principles of good laboratory practices, and summarize the information and data in order to report test results and solve problems in the following areas: one or more disciplines of lab medicine including, Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology.
Knowledge of testing for unique discipline employed.
Ability to clearly articulate and work through all phases of laboratory testing including pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical.
Laboratory equipment maintenance, calibration and use.
Compliance as defined by CLIA, OSHA, AABB or other related regulatory agencies, and Quality Control & Assurance.
Certification, Registration, or Licensure Required. National certification preferred.
NOTE: For Blood Bank Employees-Successful completion of the hospital’s Trustworthiness and Reliability assessment.
Nigh shift: Monday-Thursday 8:30pm - 7:00am
40 hours per week
This position is in Blood Bank
This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus.
*We are offering a "one time" sign bonus of $5000.00.*
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving and advancing the health and well-being of children around the world through its life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education and community engagement.
Boston Children's is ranked the number one pediatric hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. It is home to the world's largest pediatric research enterprise, and it is the leading recipient of pediatric research funding from the National Institutes of Health. It is the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. Boston Children’s treats more children with rare diseases and complex conditions than any other hospital.
Boston Children’s is dedicated to creating a culture where all patients, families, clinicians, researchers, staff, and communities feel empowered and supported. We are committed to working together to support health equity and promote anti-racist practices. This is not merely an aspirational goal, and in August 2020, we shared our formal Declaration on Equity, Diversity and Inclusivity that will be our guiding compass in making this goal a reality.
With more than 40 clinical departments and 258 s...pecialized clinical programs, Boston Children’s is one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States.