Laboratory-Med Tech, Microbiology at Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH) in Boston, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 10 days ago.





Job Description:

Microbiology medical technologists perform and evaluate complex laboratory tests in Bacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology, Virology, Microscopy and Molecular diagnostics . MT's work with minimal supervision, and have the necessary background to recognize problems, be proficient in troubleshooting and problem solving. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. MT's may be key operators for various instruments, aiding the supervisor in training, advanced maintenance procedures, and troubleshooting. Must possess visual acuity to distinguish fine gradations of color and/or texture and manual dexterity sufficient to work with delicate instruments. May assist in developing and modifying procedures and programs to ensure the accuracy of a test. Will be required to 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. MT's follow all organizational, departmental, and section policies such as Universal Precautions, Fire Safety, QA documentation, Hazardous Waste, etc. and are required to attend yearly training. Required to maintain records in a complete, accurate and legible manner. MT's assist with orientation of new staff members, students, residents, fellows, etc. as directed. MT's assume the duties required for smooth operation of the lab.



ABOUT BWFH



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 have better patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing satisfaction, as well as lower nursing turnover, and it has become the gold standard for nursing excellence.


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.



Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in medical technology, or chemical, physical or biological science from an accredited college or university and 4 years training/experience in high complexity testing in the respective specialty.

  • Must be CLIA eligible for High Complexity Testing

  • MT(ASCP) or equivalent preferred.

  • Internship or equivalent preferred.

  • 3-5 years in a hospital Laboratory preferred.






EEO Statement

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an employee's protected status, such as age, race, sex, color, ancestry, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation.
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