The Medical Technologist/CLS implements the hospital and laboratory mission, goals, and objectives. This includes the performance of clinical laboratory exams, proficient testing, quality control, professional consultation, instrument maintenance and validation, testing management, instructing and evaluating students, and other functions toward the attainment of these goals.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS (Minimum qualifications are required unless stated otherwise.)
One years experience in an approved laboratory, the internship year is applicable.
Education and Training:
Bachelor's degree preferred. Twelve months of clinical education in a school of medical technology or its equivalent accepted by certification agencies.
License, Certification & Registration:
MT/CLS/CLIA - Certified Medical Technologist/Clinical Lab Scientist through ASCP or NCA or CLIA approved equivalent.
Independent judgment and initiative required to schedule, organize, and plan work. Teach medical technology students how to process specimens and answer computer related questions. Responsible for care and accuracy in collection and labeling specimens. Flexibility and adaptability in emergency situations including working additional hours or shifts. Ability to work efficiently, accurately, and alertly for extended periods of time, and under stress, to ensure against errors. Above average manual dexterity. Effective communication skills, use of computer systems, listening, speaking, writing and reading. Knowledge of HIS and LIS.Assorted laboratory analyzers and equipment appropriate to scope of position and dependent upon current technology.
About Berkshire Health Systems
Berkshire Health Systems is the region's leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services. With award-winning programs, nationally-recognized physicians, world-class technology and a sincere commitment to the community, BHS is delivering the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
A private, not-for-profit organization, BHS serves the region through a network of affiliates which include Berkshire Medical Center, the BMC Hillcrest Campus, Fairview Hospital, Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association, BHS physician practices, and long-term care associate Berkshire Healthcare Systems. Each of these facilities is distinguished by the high quality of their programs and services, and by the credentials, skill and compassion of their physicians, nurses and caregivers.
The Mission of Berkshire Health Systems is to improve the health of all people in the Berkshires and surrounding communities, regardless of their ability to pay.
Berkshire Health Systems will be a premier integrated health system, recognized nationally for delivering the highest-quality, patient-centered care in a learning environment.