Wellforce Medical Technologist in Lowell, Massachusetts
This an awesome opportunity for a Medical Technologist to be part of a Magnet recognized community hospital, where our mission is to put patients first in everything we do. At Lowell General Hospital we strive to Be One of the Best Community Hospitals in America and our Medical Technologists will play a crucial part in accomplishing this pursuit.
Medical Technologist at Lowell General Hospital work alongside a fantastic group of fellow lab professionals and with supportive management.
The Medical Technologist will perform testing, reporting of results, and related duties necessary for the analysis of blood, body fluid, and other samples in the Blood Bank, Chemistry Laboratory, Hematology Laboratory, and/or Microbiology Laboratory.
Hour: Per Diem
Duties & Responsibilities:
Performs, evaluates, interprets, correlates, and validates the accuracy of laboratory procedures and results on a variety of biological specimens using manual and automated techniques.
Monitors quality control systems to ensure accuracy.
Accurately identifies patients and specimens per policy.
Ensures specimen appropriateness and maintains specimen integrity throughout collection, testing and storage.
Efficiently and accurately reports results, including timely communication of stat and critical results, with appropriate documentation in the LIS call queue.
Assists with inventory management by documenting open dates on supplies as required by policy, and promptly notifying supervisor of low inventory.
Maintains an organized work environment to enable another to take over job duties, including stocking of bench supplies prior to shift end.
Demonstrates proficient use of the Laboratory Information System.
Prepares and maintains analytical equipment in proper operating condition in accordance with specific policy and procedure, and follows Lab guidelines when test systems are not within acceptable limits.
Participates in teaching students and training of new staff members.
MLS/MLT Associates Degree Required, Bachelor's Degree Preferred
Biology & Microbiology degrees
3-5 years of experience preferred
ASCP or equivalent certification; Meet minimum qualifications for high complexity testing
What We Offer:
Competitive salaries & benefits from day one!
403(b) retirement plan with company match
Free on-campus parking
About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer