Tufts Medical Center Medical Technologist: Microbiology in Boston, Massachusetts
Medical Technologist: Microbiology
Department: Lab: Microbiology
Schedule: Per Diem-Variable Status
Shift: Rotating shifts w/ occasional weekends
Hours: Sat or Sunday 7 to 3:30pm
- GENERAL SUMMARY:
With minimal or no supervision, this position performs routine and non-routine laboratory tests. Analyzes, records, and reports test results, conducts quality control when appropriate, and maintains equipment in working order.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Performs routine and non-routine laboratory tests including CLIA highly complex testing.
Records and reviews results to determine if additional testing is required and performs those tests as needed.
Performs troubleshooting of instruments, takes and records corrective action. Problems requiring advanced technical knowledge are referred to a higher level.
Participates in inter/intra laboratory committees, such as safety committee.
May orient and train new employees, students, and residents as needed.
May assist in the set up of new procedures, modification of existing procedures, update of procedure manuals, and evaluation of new products.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
Level of knowledge obtained through a Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology. A Bachelor's Degree in a related field with certification in one of the various Clinical Laboratory disciplines and one year of satisfactory work experience in an accredited clinical laboratory is also acceptable.
ASCP or NCA certification preferred.