Med Lab Scientist I. 32 hrs Nights ($7 shift differential) Framingham *$1500 SIGN-ON BONUS*
MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Location: Town of Framingham, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 2105032367
MetroWest Medical Center is the largest community health care system between Worcester and Boston. MetroWest Medical Center is committed to providing high quality, comprehensive care, at a location close to home. The 307-bed regional healthcare system includes Framingham Union Hospital, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and the MetroWest Wellness Center. MetroWest Medical Center has been named to the 2019 Americaâ��s 100 Best Hospitals List by Healthgrades.
GENERAL SUMMARY: Reporting directly to the supervisors of Chemistry and Hematology and also to the Lab Operations Manager and indirectly to the Administrative Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs laboratory procedures in all areas of the Rapid Response Laboratory (RRL): Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, limited Blood Bank and minimal Microbiology. Work in accordance with the departments Standard Operating Procedure to produce accurate results and complete testing within designated turn-around-times (TAT). Calls critical results to appropriate person(s) in a timely manner. Perform instrument maintenance and Quality Control with the ability to troubleshoot equipment and document results under the guidelines of the Quality Assurance program. Ensures that all equipment is clean and operational at all times, and that the work area is clean and safe. Must be able to read and understand policies and procedures. Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
Onboarding Process: Please be advised that candidates must successfully complete a background check and pre-employment health screening which includes a drug screen.
Required: Bachelorâ��s Degree from an approved college or university and/or graduate of an accredited school of medical technology, or equivalent such as military training as defined by 42 CFR 493.1489, or have qualified at the Medical Technologist level by achieving a satisfactory grade on a HHS examination prior to 2/28/92 42 CFR 493.1491. The above meets required criteria as defined by CLIA regulations for High Complexity testing (42 CFR 493.1489 and 42 CFR 493.1491).
1. MLS/MT/MLT (ASCP) or equivalent. Completion of an Associates or Baccalaureate degree in a Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology, or Baccalaureate Degree in related science from an accredited school. Meets the requirements and qualifies as a technologist under CFR 493.1433 CLIA laboratory regulations published March 14, 1990 (55 FR 9538). National certification eligible by ACSP, NCA, or HEW.
2. At least one year of experience as a laboratory technologist, preferably as a Generalist.
Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Framingham, Massachusetts
Facility: MetroWest Framingham Union Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
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