At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Lab Medicine - Microbiology and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
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.
Proficient operation of 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.
Shift/Hours: Per Diem - Monday - Friday, with rotating weekend/holiday
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 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.
Internal Number: 3104983
About Boston Children's Hospital
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.