Medical Technologist I

Laboratory & Clinical Technicians Worcester, Massachusetts


Description

Position at UMass Memorial Medical Center


Everyone is a Caregiver


At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve. We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.


Requisition #: 193505
Title: Medical Technologist I
Department: Core Chemistry
Grade: TEC10
Posting Date: June 14, 2019
Status: Non-Exempt
Shift: Mixed
Union: Non-Union
Hours: As Needed
Shift Length: 8 hours
Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center – 1 Biotech Park, Worcester, MA

Monday - Friday including rotating weekends and holidays. Will be required to cross campus (Memorial and Biotech locations).

Position Summary:

Performs and interprets various chemical, microscopic, and/or bacteriologic tests to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Position Qualifications:

Recent BS graduates encouraged to apply.

Bachelor’s Degree or successful completion of an accredited four year school of Medical Technology, with ASCP certification as an MT is preferred. Certification to normally be acquired after one year of employment.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Follows established protocols to perform a wide range of test in an assigned area. Refers to Medical Technologist II’s or supervisory or lead staff members for assistance in the interpretation of complex or unusual test results.
  • Ensures that test results meet requirements of the laboratory quality control program.
  • Interprets and correlates clinical test results with patient history, diagnosis, and clinical condition in order to explain test results (normal/abnormal) so that appropriate action can be taken.
  • Ensures preventative maintenance for equipment in assigned area. Performs routine troubleshooting, repair, and modification of a wide range of complex equipment and instrumentation.
  • Maintains accurate records of tests performed, using computer–based systems.

Standards of Respect:

Standards of Respect

We’re striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial – for our patients and for each other. We’re expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.


As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, UMMHC recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talentacquisition@umassmemorial.org. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.