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Medical Technologist (MT) - Per Diem - Somerville

Company: Atrius Health
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Job Description:

Atrius Health is a nonprofit healthcare leader delivering a system of connected care that enables us to know our patients better so that we can serve them well. Across 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide proactive, customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. The Atrius Health practices including Dedham Medical Associates, Granite Medical Group, Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and PMG Physician Associates - together with VNA Care - work in collaboration with hospital partners, community specialists and skilled nursing facilities, to develop innovative and effective ways of delivering care in the most appropriate setting, making it easier for patients to be healthy. We believe that by establishing a solid foundation of knowledge, understanding and trust with each of our patients, we enrich their health and enhance their lives. SUMMARY Under general supervision, performs routine and special laboratory assays of patient specimens (e.g., body fluids, exudates, skin scrapings or surgical specimens), exercising independent judgement when evaluating the validity of test results prior to result reporting. Provides data for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. Operates and calibrates all equipment in the area of specialization, evaluates the validity of laboratory data, records tests results, communicates with physicians, pathologists and nursing staff regarding test procedures and results. EDUCATION/LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS Bachelor of Science degree in medical laboratory science or equivalent with minimum of 6 months clinical training. Certified Medical Technologist (ASCP), or equivalent certification is strongly preferred (those without Certification are typically expected to become certified within 6 months of date of hire). Will also accept certifications meeting the federal requirements of CLIA 88. American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) required if job is in a patient-facing capacity. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) may be required based on specialty. EXPERIENCE One year of laboratory experience preferred. SKILLS Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to resolve complex clinical and instrument problems. Accurate, reliable, and able to work well under pressure and to finish a task once started. Strong communication skills, both in writing and speaking. Atrius Health is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity. All patients, employees, applicants, and other constituents of Atrius Health will be treated with respect and dignity regardless of race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, marital/domestic partner status, parental status, sexual orientation and gender identity and/or expression, or other dimensions of diversity.

Keywords: Atrius Health, Somerville , Medical Technologist (MT) - Per Diem - Somerville, Healthcare , Somerville, Massachusetts

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