Jul 03, 2019

Medical Technologist (MT) Microbiology - 24 Hours - Needham Lab

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Needham, MA, USA
Full-Time Nurse

Job Description

Atrius Health

Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy. We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives.

We currently have a part time, 24 hour Medical Technologist position available to join our state of the art Needham Microbiology Laboratory

The Medical Technologist analyzes and tests body fluids and tissues. This includes blood, urine, CSF and synovial fluids. Responsible for operating and maintaining complex analyzers that are used in a laboratory and ensuring the exercising independent judgment when evaluating the validity of test results prior to result reporting. Provides data for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Operates and calibrates all equipment in the area of specialization, evaluates the validity of laboratory data, records tests results, communicates with physicians, pathologists and nursing staff regarding test procedures and results.

Education: Bachelor of Science degree in medical laboratory science or equivalent with minimum of 6 months' clinical training. Certified Medical Technologist (ASCP), or equivalent certification such as NCA is strongly preferred (those without Certification are typically expected to become certified within 6 months of date of hire). Will also accept certifications meeting the federal requirements of CLIA 88.

Skills and Experience: 1-3 years' related experience in Microbiology. Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to resolve complex clinical and instrument problems. Accurate, reliable, and able to work well under pressure and to finish a task once started. Strong communication skills, both in writing and speaking.

Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.

Benefits Include:* Up to 8% company retirement contribution,* Generous Paid Time Off * 10 paid holidays,* Paid professional development,* Competitive health and welfare benefit package.

Atrius Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promoting or any other employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, military service or application for military service, veteran or disability status.

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA);Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO); and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

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