Medical Technologist - Microbiology Job at Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA

  • Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Location: CHA Cambridge Hospital

Work Days: M - F various shft with rotating wknds, holidays and on-call

Category: Medical Technologist

Department: Microbiology

Job Type: Full time

Work Shift: Evening

Hours/Week: 40.00

Union: Yes

Union Name: CH Laborers 380 Lab


The CHA laboratory provides everything from from routine blood and urine tests to special tissue evaluation.

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

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.

Keywords: Med Tech, Clinical Lab Scientist

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

Cambridge Health Alliance brings Care to the People - including your neighbors, friends and family. Our local hospitals and care centers serve our vibrant, diverse communities, and play an integral role in improving health. As passionate advocates for the underserved, we actively partner with our communities to take on challenging public health issues, and conduct important research to help reduce barriers to care. We believe that everyone deserves access to high quality, convenient health care. This is why our employees believe in where they work and why many build long, rewarding careers at CHA.

Healthcare is changing rapidly. CHA has a strategic plan that charts a proactive course for our future. It is built on a vision of equity and excellence for everyone, every time. It also recognizes that our workforce is our most valuable asset and prioritizes competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities for employees. The strategic plan is changing the way we provide care and improving the health and experience of our patients; we are looking for smart, committed, compassionate people who want to be part of making our vision of better health and equity a reality.

At CHA, you can believe in where you work and go home every day knowing you made a difference. Join our team and help us bring Care to the People.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Local area, Work from home, Shift work, Afternoon shift,

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