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Medical Technologist / Laboratory Microbiology

Requisition ID:

20156253

Business Unit:

Hartford Hospital

Location:

Newington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 2
Shift Details:

SIGN ON BONUS of up to $10,000 for Medical Technologist

Hired to Hartford Hospital!


Work where every moment matters.

Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network.

Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected teaching hospitals in New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation (CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require, they turn to us.


Microbiology Lab is a full service, high complexity laboratory providing expertise in Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Mycology, Parasitology, Virology, Serology and Infectious Disease Molecular testing. Innovative technologies include MALDI-TOF for identification of bacteria, acid fast bacilli, yeast and mold. Susceptibility testing for bacteria and yeasts are performed on site. The Molecular Infectious Disease lab performs viral load testing, GeneXpert PCR, TMA for multiple organisms and BioFire syndromic panels. Our staff, a mix of MT’s and MLT’s, works collaboratively with other hospital departments and infectious disease clinicians to provide quality testing for all the patients we care for.


Job Summary:

In keeping with regulatory requirements, responsibility includes rapid testing, blood culture analysis, specimen plating, gram stains, organism identification, susceptibility testing, instrument maintenance, and quality assurance. This is a microbiology laboratory position.


Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate science program from an accredited college or university
• ASCP equivalent/eligible preferred.
• 1 year experience in microbiology preferred.
• Must be able to multi-task.
• Must have excellent word processing, medical terminology and be able to read, speak and write the English language.
• Excellent customer service skills a must.


We take great care of careers.


With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.


 
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