Medical Technologist, ASCP, Blood Bank, Microbiology and Hematology EGPL Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA
Brigham and Women's Hospital is hiring Medical Technologists! We presently have openings in Blood Bank, Microbiology and Hematology. Please indicate your desired area and shift in your cover letter or resume. ASCP certification or eligible candidates are strongly preferred.
The Medical Technologist, in their role as Testing Personnel and General Supervisor as defined by CLIA, may be delegated the responsibility of the technical oversight of the chemistry laboratory including the day-to-day supervision or oversight of the laboratory operation and personnel performing testing and reporting results.
Under general supervision, carries out all policies and performs all tests in accordance with the department’s standard operating procedures. Works independently in an efficient and organized manner to assure accurate results and records. Assists with training of staff. The work requires a professional level of knowledge to read and interpret accurately test results used by providers in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsibilities that may be delegated in writing to the Clinical Supervisor (General Supervisor - high complexity)
Must be accessible to test personnel at all times testing is performed and provide on-site telephone or electronic consultation to resolve technical problems in accordance with policies and procedures established in the Chemistry Laboratory.
Is responsible for providing day-to-day supervision of high-complexity test performance by qualified testing personnel and
Must be on-site to provide direct supervision when high complexity testing is performed by an individual qualified before 1/19/1993 (FR 493/1489(b)(5). Referred to Federal Register for exceptions when work can be reviewed within 24 hours by a general supervisor qualified under Fr 493.1461. and
Is responsible for monitoring test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure that acceptable levels of analytical performance are maintained.
The knowledge, both practical and theoretical, of tests and procedures necessary to review findings and advise and direct subordinates in action.
The manual/visual dexterity and skills necessary to operate adjust and make repairs to various types of automated and non-automated laboratory equipment.
Must have a comprehensive understanding of laboratory equipment and its operation, maintenance and repair and analytic techniques.
Must have an understanding of computer technology and its application to chemical analytical procedures and quality control.
Must have the ability to work independently, evaluate situations and act appropriately. Must be able to remain calm and productive under constant pressure and emergency situations, which produce a high level of stress and mental fatigue.
Must have neat and orderly work habits.
Must have the ability to pay careful attention to detail and to adhere to written protocols.
Must be able to perform as a team member, provide leadership, guidance and direction to staff.
Must be able to remain calm and efficient in stressful situations.
Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to interact professionally and effectively with numerous staff including physicians, hospital personnel, employees and patients.
Excellent communication skills.
Knowledge of Federal, State, Joint Commission and other regulatory regulations.
Busy, stressful clinical laboratory environment.
Exposure to infectious blood, urine, and other body fluids
Work requires frequent standing, walking and/or occasional lifting or carrying of supplies.
Noise level is high due to continuous operation of lab equipment.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in healthcare and the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. Whether measured in terms of lives saved, expanding the boundaries of medicine through research, serving the needs of our local and global community, transforming the future of healthcare through education, or the personal satisfaction of stretching your talents— a career at BWH is unlike any other. Here you will find teamwork and collaboration are the norm. Our employees form a close-knit bond, based on mutual respect and devotion to our patients which forms the basis for our workplace culture known as the Brigham way.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.
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About Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) is an international leader in virtually every area of medicine and has been the site of pioneering breakthroughs that have improved lives around the world. A major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, BWH has a legacy of excellence that continues to grow. With two outstanding hospitals, over 150 outpatient practices, and over 1,200 physicians, we serve patients from New England, throughout the United States, and from 120 countries around the world. BWH is a training ground for physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals. We have 1,100 trainees in over 140 of the most sought after training programs in the world, and also host Harvard Medical School students in rotations throughout our programs. As our global health services expand, our clinical trainees have rich opportunities to contribute and learn in challenging environments around the world. Brigham and Women's Hospital is an EEO, AA, VEVRAA Employer.