Laboratory-Med Tech, Generalist, fulltime days
Employment Type: Full-Time
Perform and evaluate complex laboratory tests in various areas of the clinical including but not limited to hematology, clincal chemistry, urinalysis, coagulation, and microbiology requiring how to operate complex precision instrumentation and a variety of automated and electronic equipment. Techs work with minimal supervision, and have the necessary background to recognize problems, be proficient in troubleshooting and problem solving. Tech's may be key operators for various instruments, aiding the supervisor in training, advanced maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting. They may assist in developing and modifying procedures and programs to ensure the accuracy of a test. They perform all required Quality Control procedures; document results accurately and follow through appropriately on all outliers. Notifies the supervisor of any unusual or unexpected results and of all existing and/or potential problems of any nature, utilizing the appropriate laboratory and hospital documentation forms. They report all critical values to the appropriate person and complete the required documentation. Tech's follow all organizational, departmental, and section policies such as Universal Precautions, Fire Safety, QA documentation, Hazardous Waste, etc.
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital offers comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties.
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a designated Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a recognition that fewer than nine percent of all US hospitals receive.
At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, we believe that everyone should have the chance to live a healthy life. From creating breakthroughs that have paved the way for treatments around the globe to training the next generation of providers, our patients, and those we may never meet, are at the center of everything we do. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is at its best when every employee feels equal, included, empowered and respected. When our employees feel supported our patients benefit from their transparency, creativity and innovation because we're all in this together. And together, we all thrive.
If you're looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home.
Baccalaureate Degree in a Science required
Must be CLIA eligible for High Complexity Testing
MT(ASCP) or equivalent preferred.