Work Days: Sun - Thurs 23:15-07:15 w/rotating wknds, hol and on call
Date Posted: 12/15/2020
Requisition Number: hrq-108369
Job Purpose: Performs and reports laboratory testing in a manner to promote the efficient operation of the laboratory and effective patient care. Will work Chemistry and Diagnostic Immunology in the Laboratory at the Cambridge Hospital Laboratory but may need to work at the Somerville Hospital Laboratory as needed. Duties and responsibilities include: *performs phlebotomy on both adult and pediatric patients *performs and evaluates Quality Control *performs testing in Chemistry and Diagnostic Immunology *participates in proficiency testing *troubleshooting and resolves basic instrument problems *receives and processes a variety of laboratory specimens and utilizes the Meditech computer system for data entry; computerized worksheets and instrument interfaces are used in the performance of testing *performs both STAT and routine testing in an accurate and timely manner *assists the manager in the development of new methods and evaluating cost feasibility as required *trains new employee in department procedures and policies *participates in department meetings *works with fellow staff members to analyze workflow processes and conduct QI audits *on-call coverage responsibilities
There are other positions & shifts available
Qualifications: Minimum education: BS MT required Registration/certification as MT or MLS (ASCP) or equivalent NCA, AMT or HEW highly preferable at time of hire. Will consider a candidate who will take and pass certification exam at the next opportunity examination is offered.