Medical Technologist II-Labs Microbiology (40Hrs Rotating Eves/Nights) Boston, MAApply Job ID 5716759 Date posted 09/13/2017
Boston Medical Center (BMC) is more than a hospital. It´s a network of support and care that touches the lives of hundreds of thousands of people in need each year. It is the largest and busiest provider of trauma and emergency services in New England. Emphasizing community-based care, BMC is committed to providing consistently excellent and accessible health services to all—and is the largest safety-net hospital in New England. The hospital is also the primary teaching affiliate of the nationally ranked Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) and a founding partner of Boston HealthNet – an integrated health care delivery systems that includes many community health centers. BMC provides a full range of pediatric and adult care services, from primary to family medicine to advanced specialty care.
BMC is also committed to our employees, who are a very important piece to who we are. We pride ourselves in providing equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to a person's race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any characteristic protected under applicable law. BMC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.
The Medical Technologist reads bacteriology cultures/gram stains and performs identifications and susceptibilities when appropriate. This person perform rapid tests, performs rapid molecular testing, analyzes QC, and performs preventive maintenance on instrumentation.Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science which includes successful completion of a supervised course of clinical internship in an approved hospital laboratory, or a Bachelor's degree in an applied science (Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry).
Experience required with Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry: must have two years of experience in a clinical laboratory. Experience required with a Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science: must have one year experience in clinical laboratory.
Requires the knowledge of clinical tests and standards necessary to perform highly complex tests as defined by CLIA (see appendix A) and accurately report results.
Requires the analytic abilities to perform highly complex testing as defined under CLIA 88 as listed in the appendix A to interpret findings, perform calculations, calibrate instruments, review highly complex testing performed by other employees as defined by CLIA guidelines and so forth.
Requires the ability to maintain compliance with all regulatory agency (e.g. JC, CAP, FDA, AABB) requirements.
Requires the manual/visual dexterity necessary to prepare specimens, prepare solutions, screen specimens and operate a computer software system. Requires interpersonal and English verbal and written language skills sufficient to exchange information with physicians, interact with other technologists and so forth.
Requires the ability to perform venipuncture techniques.