• Medical Technologist - Core Hematology Lab

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Job Posted Date 2 months ago(11/9/2018 1:48 PM)
    Job ID
    Medical Technologist/Clinical Lab
    full time
  • 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 Hematology Medical Technologist II is responsible for performing all tests using our current automated Hematology analyzers and manual differentials, histochemical staining, bone marrow preparation and manual test procedures with minimal supervision as required. In addition it requires the ability to make judgments from appropriate data regarding the validity of analytical results, and the ability to serve as a reference for less experienced staff. The Technologist II must comply with all institute policies regarding the confidentiality of patient information and lawful use of any computerized patient data. This job is a day position 10am-6:30pm Monday-Friday with 1 out of 7 weekends working 7am-4pm with compensatory days off the week before and after the weekend worked. Also 1 out of 7 weekends on call for emergency coverage if needed. Dana Farber Cancer Institute is close all major Holidays.


    • 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.


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