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Senior Medical Technologist

Category: Laboratory
Department: Laboratory - 700700
Position Type: Regular
Shift: Day Shift
Hours Per Week: Full time 40 hours per week
FT/PT/PD: Regular
Location: New England Baptist Hospital, 125 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120

Senior Medical Laboratory Technologist Generalist
Performs duties as a technical specialist in their area of expertise.  Precisely and accurately performs and evaluates a variety of technical procedures, acting as a technical expert and resource technologist.  Utilizes accepted quality control techniques with the aid of automated, semi-automated, and/or manual methodologies.  Develops, revises, and implements technical procedures in area of expertise with assistance and approval of section supervisor.

  1. Assists the manager of the technical area with overall supervisory responsibilities for the smooth operations of the functional section including: scheduling, purchasing, quality control, and performs specialized and highly complex testing. Assists and guides technical personnel in the performance of difficult tests and the analysis of unusual results.
  2. Oversees teaching of MT or MLT students, develops and revises written and practical testing material. Provides training of new employees and competency for current employees to the section of the laboratory including maintenance of records. Reviews articles or educational sessions to be presented to employees at staff meetings.
  3. Develops, revises and updates procedures with approval of the section manager and acts as a resource and mentor for the initiation of these new protocols.
  4. Performs and coordinates equipment maintenance, calibration and troubleshooting.

  5. Maintains and submits Q.C. and Q.A. records to the manager.

  6. Assists manager in CAP inspection process and checklist completion.

  7. Assists manager in process and submission of CAP survey results.

  8. Makes decisions guided by precedents, policies and objectives.  Regularly makes decisions and recommendations on issues affecting a department or functional area.

  9. Addresses problems that are varied, requiring analysis or interpretation of the situation using direct observation, knowledge and skills based on general precedents.

  10. Sets goals and determines how to accomplish defined results with some guidelines.  Manager/Director provides broad guidance and overall direction.

  11. Ability to demonstrate full working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, procedures and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.

  12. Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work group(s), creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows.  Results may impact the operations of one or more departments.

  13. Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s).  Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.

Computer Literacy: Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

Written/Oral Communication: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers. Ability to comprehend and converse in English to communicate effectively with medical center staff, patients, families and external customers

Education requirement: Bachelor's Degree in Medical technology or Biological Science. 

Licensure: MT(ASCP) certification or eligiblility required