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Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 159058-1A
Date Posted: Jan 12, 2021
Category: Clinical Professional
Welcome to Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Lahey Hospital & Medical Center is a world-renowned tertiary medical center known for its innovative technology, pioneering medical treatment and leading-edge research. A teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, the hospital provides quality health care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty, from primary care to cancer diagnosis and treatment to kidney and liver transplantation. It is a national leader in a number of health care areas, including stroke, weight management and lung screenings, among many others. Lahey also helps to advance medicine through research and the education of tomorrow's health care leaders.
About the Job
Position Summary: This is a full-time position in a busy Blood Bank that is AABB, CAP and FACT accredited. We are a Level I Trauma Center and a very busy liver transplant service. In addition, we have robust transfusion, hematology/oncology and surgical services as well, but do not have obstetrics (no prenatal, labor, cord blood or neonate testing or transfusion). The position would entail type and screen, antibody identification, compatibility testing, advanced reference procedures and inventory management and product modification. The pathologists are available 24/7 to support the Blood Bank and Clinical Laboratories either on site or on call. Coverage includes rotating weekends and holidays.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but are not limited to:
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: Knowledge of clinical tests and standards necessary to perform complex tests and accurately report result.
Experience: Laboratory internship at an institution certified by NAACLS or related experience necessary to qualify to take certification exam. Blood bank expereince preferred.
SHIFT: 40 hours, 1st shift
Beth Israel Lahey Health is an integrated system providing patients with better care wherever they are. Care informed by world-class research and education. We are doctors and nurses, technicians and social workers, innovators and educators, and so many others. All with a shared vision for what healthcare can and should be. We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive workplace that reflects the communities in which we work and serve. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels and offer competitive salaries and benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.