Night Shift Medical Technologist

Location: Woburn, MA
Job ID: 156314-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Winchester Hospital is a leading community hospital north of Boston. The hospital offers a full range of medical services including maternity care and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.  Since 1912, Winchester Hospital has been a trusted pillar of the community and is recognized for outstanding quality and high satisfaction scores. In 2003, we became the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet status -  the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.  We were re-accredited for the 4th time in 2018. Our mission To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community is achieved through streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive high-quality, compassionate care close to home.

 

About the Job

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by independently performing various clinical laboratory tests in Hematology, Chemistry, Blood Bank and performing limited functions in Microbiology as requested in physician orders requiring superior decision making skills in order to address patient care and instrumentation issues in a timely manner without on-site supervision and direction.   This position impacts patient care on the night shift by performing accurate tests, liaisoning in a professional manner the lab and the other hospital departments, communicating effectively and expeditiously, ensuring that the highest possible patient care is maintained on this off-shift. 

Education:

  • Required:  Associates degree in a science field.
  • PreferredAssociates degree in Laboratory Science from an accredited program.

Grandfathered Qualifications:

  • HEW or military acquired prior to 1980.

Experience:

  • Required:   At least two years of work experience in a hospital based laboratory.

  • Preferred:  Generalist experience in a hospital core laboratory.

Other Skills/Knowledge:
Required:  

  • For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.
  • Must have a working knowledge of Hematology, Chemistry and Blood Bank.
  • Be able to remain calm and professional in stressful situations.
  • Work independently and have superior decision making skills.

G. Licenses, Registrations, Certifications: 

  • RequiredMedical Technician registration eligible.
  • Preferred: Medical Technician registered (ASCP or applicable).  

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.