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Medical Lab Technician (MLT / MT) - Hematology

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 630a- 3p. Rotating Weekends and holidays

Sign on bonus eligible for MLT certified techs with more than 1 year experience.

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Every day, almost 30,000 Hartford HealthCare employees 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.

Job Summary
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 (2) lab sections. Requires capable organizing 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.


Education: Associates Degree in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences. Associates Degree in Medical Technology preferred.

Experience: No experience is required. One (1)+ years experience is preferred.

License and Certification: Obtain MLT (ASCP) or equivalent certification within twelve (12) months of date of hire.  MLT (ASCP) or equivalent certification upon hire.

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.
Requires the ability to exercise discretion and use good judgment to perform duties promptly and consistently with little direction.

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