Job Description

Location: Morton Hospital
Posted Date: 02/12/2020

We are looking to add a per diem Medical Technologist to our fast-paced busy Laboratory within Morton Hospital located in the heart of Taunton, MA. We are a community health hospital who pride ourselves in providing exceptional care to meet our community’s needs. We proudly wear our "Morton Blues" and are the "hub" of healthcare for our region. We service not just our immediate Taunton residents’ needs but also surrounding towns treating all like family. That is what we strive for here at Morton - "Our Family, Caring for Yours" is not just our motto but our promise. So if you are looking to make a difference in the care you provide and to care for your patients as you would your own family member, apply today to this exciting opportunity.

1st Shift.
Must be generalist.
Every Other Weekend
 

POSITION SUMMARY:  

Performs, under minimal supervision, routine and specialized testing on patient specimens to obtain information used in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs testing on all specimens and ensures that results are accurate and complete.
  • Works in a team environment to accomplish Laboratory goals.
  • Possess knowledge of Medical Technology and answers inquiries from physicians and other health care professionals.
  • May be required to mentor new employees and students.
  • Obtains and processes specimens for laboratory testing according to department/section policy and procedures.
  • Verifies accuracy of test specimen before testing.
  • Performs technical procedures as required by department or supervisor. 
  • Performs all testing in a timely manner as established by departmental policy and performs all tests with confidence.
  • Inspects instruments and verifies that equipment is in proper working order before testing. 
  • Insures that test results correlate with each other and the patient’s clinical situation.
  • Rechecks and reports to the supervisor all questionable results.
  • Follows critical value procedure.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in performing all computer tasks associated with job responsibilities.
  • Performs scheduled maintenance to assure proper operation of equipment. 
  • Records the procedures performed.
  • Performs quality control and quality assurance procedures and instrument checks correctly.
  • Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.
  • Has working knowledge of the theory of laboratory procedures.
  • Prepares and presents continuing education for department personnel.
  • Applies step-by-step problem solving and thinking patterns.
  • Acts as charge person assigned to provide direction, support and technical ability to others.                                                               

 

Management of Time and Resources:

  • Completes work assignments within an acceptable time frame.
  • Uses time and resources to the best possible advantage for successful completion of job responsibilities.
  • Develops and maintains efficient working relationships.
  • Is reliable in respect to attendance.
  • Is Reliable in respect to punctuality.
  • Recognizes the importance of team efforts and partners with others to achieve positive outcomes.

Quality:

  • Is part of a team effort to insure quality services.
  • Offers creative solutions or alternatives to issues or concerns.
  • Produces quality results.
  • Continually strives to improve the quality of work.

Accepts responsibility for all work performed and takes appropriate corrective action as needed.

CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS:

  • Is cooperative in interactions, treating customers with courtesy, respect and compassion.
  • Is patient when responding to questions and answers questions appropriately.
  • Responds to requests in a timely manner.
  • Handles interruptions in a skillful way.
  • Maintains a professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Strives to prevent/resolve customer concerns to the customer’s satisfaction.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Is responsible for ongoing development of his/her work skills through the use of available resources (i.e.: in-services, formal educational programs, other work groups and on-the-job training).
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and in-services and/or reviews documentation as required.
  • Assists in the orientation of others and actively participates in mentoring.
  • Performs analytical and decision making functions with minimal supervision.
  • Recognizes and seeks assistance/consultation when appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of relative Hospital and all-departmental policies and procedures including safety issues.
  • Possesses awareness of programs/services provided by Hospital and where they are located.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/LICENSURE/TECHNICAL/OTHER:

Required Qualifications:

  • MT with Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MT ASCP/NCA with bachelor’s degree 2- 5 years experience

Application Instructions

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