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Cambridge Health Alliance

1493 Cambridge St
Cambridge, MA, United States

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Medical Technologist - Generalist



Medical Technologist


Medical Technologist - Generalist


Cambridge, MA, United States 

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Full time, PRN/Part time


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Job Requirements:

Qualifications: Minimum Education: BS MT required Registration/certification as MT or MLS (ASCP) or equivalent NCA, AMT or HEW highly preferable at time of hire. Will consider a candidate who will take and pass certification exam at the next opportunity examination is offered. 

Job Description:

Job Purpose: Performs and reports laboratory testing in a manner to promote the efficient operation of the laboratory and effective patient care. Will work as a Generalist in the Laboratory at the Cambridge Hospital Laboratory but may need to work at the Somerville Hospital Laboratory as needed. Duties and responsibilities include: *performs phlebotomy on both adult and pediatric patients *performs and evaluates Quality Control *performs testing in Chemistry, Coagulation, Hematology, Limited Microbiology, Transfusion Services and Urinalysis *participates in proficiency testing *troubleshooting and resolves basic instrument problems *receives and processes a variety of laboratory specimens and utilizes the Meditech computer system for data entry; computerized worksheets and instrument interfaces are used in the performance of testing *performs both STAT and routine testing in an accurate and timely manner *assists the manager in the development of new methods and evaluating cost feasibility as required *trains new employee in department procedures and policies *participates in department meetings *works with fellow staff members to analyze workflow processes and conduct QI audits *on-call coverage responsibilities

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