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DescriptionJob Schedule: Full Time
Sign-on bonus for eligible, experienced and certified Medical Technologists and Medical Lab Technicians.
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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.
Join us at Backus Hospital as we live our values every day. As part of Hartford HealthCare we create a better future for healthcare in Connecticut and beyond. By embodying these values we have become nationally respected for patient care and most trusted for personalized coordinated care. Come be part of something special!
For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.
Performs a variety of routine and complex diagnostic tests on blood and body fluids as prescribed by healthcare providers. All procedures are performed according to department procedures and protocols and within at least two lab sections. Requires organizational skills for processing large volumes of tests. Utilizes knowledge of medical theories and procedures as required within the Laboratory. Ability to work in a computerized Laboratory.
• Bachelor degree in Medical Technology OR
• Bachelor degree in related science that includes a medical lab internship required for certification OR
• Associate degree in Medical Laboratory Technology
• MT/MLS/MLT (ASCP) or equivalent certification or currently eligible for certification required
• One (1) year of hospital clinical lab experience; three (3) or more years preferred
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use).
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and communicate effectively in order to provide information and instruction Works efficiently and organizes time appropriately. Ability to prioritize daily work assignments. Basic computer knowledge in order to enter/retrieve data.
PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING
Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction.
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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.