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Blood Bank Medical Technologist - Evening Shift

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Mount Auburn Hospital Category: Laboratory Job ID: JR37852 Date posted: 11/30/2023
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When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Type:


Scheduled Hours:


Work Shift:

Evening (United States of America)

Blood Bank

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Performs the duties of a medical technologist for the Blood Bank. Rotates through all shifts as needed.
  • Follows strict principles of asepsis and antisepsis in performing duties. Uses proper techniques and equipment.
  • Assures proper functioning, maintenance, and cleanliness of equipment and work area.
  • Performs tests and procedures as ordered, following outlines in procedure manuals.
  • Determines that specimens were collected, transported, labeled, and preserved according to procedures 100% of the time.
  • Records, reports, and posts test results/findings as required to meet established standards.
  • Performs quality control using established protocols.
  • Adheres to established hospital and department policies, procedures, and objectives. Complies with requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, and files.
  • Attends inservices and meetings as required. Keeps up to date with new methods or improvements. Initials meeting notes indicating they have been read and understood.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, conferences, and professional affiliations.
  • Troubleshoots methods, procedures, and instrumentation as needed according to departmental procedures.
  • Monitors and maintains adequate inventory for daily testing routine.
  • Performs other similar or related duties as required or as directed.
  • Revises or transcribes procedures as directed.
  • Participates in the evaluation of new techniques as required.
  • Operates computer for required applications.
  • Participates in the training of new technologists, medical students, and house officers.
  • Interviews, phlebotomizes, and provides post-phlebotomy care for autologous and allogenic donors and therapeutic phlebotomy patients.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in medical technology, M.T. (A.S.C.P.), or equivalent.
  • One year of experience in a similar or related job setting is preferred. New graduates will be considered.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

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If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

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