Medical Technologist

Other Framingham, Massachusetts


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JOB DESCRIPTION FORM  

Department: Laboratory Operations  

Title: Medical Technologist  

Class: Non-Exempt  

Reporting To: Lab Operations Department  

Manager  

PURPOSE  

Background: The laboratory shall employ a sufficient number of qualified technical personnel,  

including a sufficient number of technicians and/or technologists (10 NYCRR Subpart 58-1.5).  

New York definition of Medical Technologist: Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or  

Bachelor’s degree in chemical, physical or biological science plus 1 year experience in  

specialty.  

Clinical Laboratory technologist means a clinical laboratory practitioner who, in accordance  

with approved protocols of Boston Heart Diagnostics , performs clinical laboratory procedures  

and examinations and any other tests or procedures conducted by a clinical laboratory,  

including maintaining equipment and records, and performing quality assurance activities  

related to examination performance, and which require the exercise of independent judgment  

and responsibility, as determined by the department.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES  






Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test  

analyses, reporting and maintaining records of test examinations;  

Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the  

same manner as patient specimens;  

Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, document all quality control  

activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed;  

Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are  

not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance;  

Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test  

results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the supervisor,  





manager or director; and  



Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's  

established performance specifications.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  

(1) Successful completion of a full course of study which meets all academic  

requirements for a bachelor's degree in medical technology from an accredited college  

or university, or  

(2) Successful completion of three academic years of study (a minimum of 90 semester  

hours or equivalent) in an accredited college or university which met the  

specific requirements for entrance into, and the successful completion of a course of  

training of at least 12 months in a school of medical technology approved by the Council  

on Medical Education of the American Medical Association, or  

(3) Successful completion in an accredited college or university of a course of study  

which meets all academic requirements for a bachelor's degree in one  

of the chemical, physical or biological sciences and, in addition, at least one year of  

subsequent laboratory experience and/or training covering the specialty(ies) or  

subspecialty(ies) in which he performs tests.  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS  



Previous experience in their specific  

departmental specialty  

Good hand-eye coordination  


Proven troubleshooting skills  

Written and verbal communication  

skills  

ADDITIONAL SKILLS REQUIRED  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  

Standing  

Lifting  

Walking  

Carrying  

Climbing  

Reaching  

Hearing  

Sitting  

Pushing  

Stooping  

Typing  

Pulling  

Kneeling  

Speaking  

Color Vision  





APPROVALS  

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The above description is not intended to be an all inclusive list of the job duties and responsibilities, and  

may not include all skills necessary to do the job. This description is intended to describe the general  

nature of the position and management has the right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at  

any time. The omission of specific duties or statements does not exclude them from the position if it is a  

reasonable assignment to this position.