• Med Tech II

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/4/2018 9:49 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-10074
    Category
    Medical Technologist/Clinical Lab
    Type
    full time
    Grade
    20
  • Overview

    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

     

    The hours for this position are 10:30am- 7pm Monday - Friday with some weekend coverage and on call required. The Dana Farber Hematology Laboratory is equipped with the latest in instrument technology, the lab uses Beckman DxH/SMS lines for CBC's and auto differentials and reticuloytes, the Beckman IRIS Workstation for routine urinalysis and Diagnostica Stago Compact's for coagulation testing. As we see a large number of abnormal manual differentials each day, experience performing this type of differential would be a plus. We also perform wright geimsa and histochemical staining of bone marrow aspirates.

    This is a fast paced out patient environment that functions essentially as a STAT laboratory performing 600-700 CBC with differentials/ 14 hour day.

    Responsibilities

    • Maintain and troubleshoot all instrumentation.
    • Maintain all record keeping and Quality Control requirements related to all tests.
    • Must have ability to train others.
    • All other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • AS, MLT (ASCP) or nationally recognized equivalent with a minimum of 5 years experience working in a chemistry laboratory preferred or BS, MT (ASCP) or nationally recognized equivalent with a minimum of 3 years experience working in a chemistry laboratory preferred.

    • Training in OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen Standard, Advanced Fire/Safety, Infection Control, and Departmental Safety is required annually.


    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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