Lab Technician

Location: Beverly, MA
Job ID: 175046-1A
Date Posted: Apr 5, 2022
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

Welcome To

Currently offering a $7000.00 sign on bonus

 

Welcome to Beverly Hospital, part of Beth Israel Lahey Health. Beverly Hospital is a full service, community hospital providing leading-edge, patient-centered care to North Shore and Cape Ann residents. The hospital provides a full-range of state-of-the-art care and services including primary care, cardiovascular care, surgery, orthopedics, emergency care, maternity, pediatrics, as well as many other specialties. Beverly Hospital is nationally recognized for patient safety as it is one of only 42 hospitals in the United States to be awarded an “A” grade from The Leapfrog Group – the nation’s leading nonprofit watchdog on hospital quality and safety.

 

Beverly Hospital promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care. You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Community, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork and Empathy.

 

About the Job

Position Summary:       Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Manager, processes and routes specimens to the appropriate laboratory for analysis and is familiar with the patient and specimen requirements for these tests. The Laboratory Technician performs some clinical assays and the associated supporting work for use in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. He/she performs associated quality control and quality assurance procedures as required. The Laboratory Technician responds to telephone inquiries from laboratory personnel, physicians, or other interested parties and resolves a variety of routine problems.   Coverage includes rotating weekends and holidays. 

Scheduled Hours

36 hours per week, evenings

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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

Qualifications

Education/Experience: Education:  Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science.

 

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities: 

  • Analytic ability to perform laboratory testing, interprets findings, perform calculations, and calibrate and troubleshoot instruments used.
  • Ability to identify and evaluate clinical testing problems and to affect corrective action procedures and modifications.
  • Manual dexterity and acuity necessary to prepare specimens, screen specimens, prepare solutions, and operate instrumentation and a computer.
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time, utilizes good judgment, work accurately under pressure and handle stress to meet deadlines.
  • Interpersonal verbal and written English language skills sufficient to exchange information with physicians and other colleagues.
  • Skill in the use of personal computers and related software applications.

 

Experience:  Prior laboratory experience preferred .