Medical Lab Technician, 7000 Sign On Bonus

Location: Burlington, MA
Job ID: 175820-1A
Date Posted: May 13, 2022
Category: Clinical Technician

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Job Description

Welcome To

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

 This position is eligible for a 7,000 Sign on Bonus. Half will be paid after six months of employment, the other half will be paid at one year of employment. BILH employees are not eligible for the bonus.

Position Summary:  Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Manager, 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.  Coverage includes rotating weekends and holidays.  Phlebotomy may be required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education:  Associates degree including laboratory internship at an institution certified by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

Licensure, Certification, Registration:  Certification eligible by American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) Board of Registry or the National Certification Agency (NCA) 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.
  • Analytic ability to perform complex tests, calculations, and calibrate instruments, etc.
  • Ability to identify clinical testing problems.
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time, utilize good judgment, work accurately under pressure and handle stress to met deadlines.
  • Manual dexterity and acuity necessary to prepare specimens, prepare solutions, screen specimens, and operate instrumentation and a computer.
  • 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.
  • In the absence of these skills, demonstrates the ability to be thoroughly trained to meet organizational standards.

 Experience:  Laboratory internship at an institution certified by the NAACLS.

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.