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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 151440-1A
Date Posted: Jan 4, 2019
Category: Clinical Professional
About the Job
Senior Medical Technologist II
Position Summary: Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Manager, independently performs a variety of clinical assays and the associated supporting work for use in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. Performs start-up, maintenance, and troubleshooting procedures on the instruments and laboratory equipment. Performs quality control and quality assurance procedures as required. Reports results via computer. May specialize in areas such as Blood Bank, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Special Chemistry, Microbiology, or Laboratory Support Services. Special assignments may include training of new employees, teaching Medical Technology students, and performing special projects as assigned. The Sr. Medical Technologist Level II is expected to supervise the section in the absence of a manager. Coverage includes rotating weekends and holidays. Phlebotomy may be required.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but are not limited to:
Sr. Technologist Responsibilities
Essential Duties & Responsibilities (cont).
Education: Baccalaureate degree including laboratory internship at an institution certified by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Or Associates degree including laboratory internship at an institution certified by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) with a minimum of ten years full-time experience as a staff medical laboratory technician.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: Eligible for certification by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Registry or the National Certification Agency (NCA) for Medical Laboratory personnel or by American Medical Technologists (AMT) for Medical Laboratory personnel..
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Provide general managerial support and oversight.
Physician to provide diagnostic and technical consultation
Provide supervision, technical, and managerial oversight.
Work together to complete testing and associated supporting work. Provide oversight of MLTs.
Work together to complete testing and associated supporting work.
Work together to complete phlebotomy services.
Provide oversight for laboratory duties.
The Lahey Hospital and Medical Center Laboratory provides patient care by performing laboratory services which are scientifically sound, timely, and accurate through systems that satisfy service expectations, ensure continued quality and enhance the understanding of laboratory medicine. Sr. Medical Technologists - II support the manager, work cooperatively to supervise the overall daily operations of their section, and assume additional responsibility. A Sr. Medical Technologist – II must demonstrate the ability to work independently.
Work Schedule: Hours of work may be subject to change based upon the needs of the department.
Shift Rotation: YES Weekends/Holidays: YES On-Call: RARELY
First shift start time rotates between 6:00AM – 9:30AM.
Second shift start time rotates between 2:30PM – 5:30PM.
Third shift start time rotates between 8:45PM – 9:45PM.
Patient Care/Patient Contact Designation
X Position has a direct impact upon health outcomes of the patient.
Position facilitates the process that may impact patient access to services.
Patient Population Served
Not Applicable (colleague does not perform work that involves Patient Care)
X Neonates (birth through 3 months)
X Infants (3 months through 1 year)
X Toddlers (1 year through 3 years)
X Children and Adolescents (3 years through 18 years)
Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.
We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.