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Medical Laboratory Technician

Requisition ID:

22156034

Business Unit:

Backus Hospital

Location:

Plainfield, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 7a-3:30p Rotating weekends and holidays You are scheduled alone on the shift

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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. 

For more than 125 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, interprets and correlates clinical laboratory tests by following protocols to assist in the physician diagnosis and treatment of illness and disease.  Works under the direction of a qualified supervisor. Expected to utilize complex problem-solving skills in resolving clinical and instrument problems.

 


Responsibilities:

  • Reviews the results of different tests and determines patterns, trends. Reports accurate results. 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. Expected to utilize complex problem-solving skills in resolving clinical and instrument problems
  • Provides technical education and guidance to students and staff by overseeing work performance in support of educational programs resulting in a continuous learning environment
  • Operates and maintains instruments in proper working order. Adheres to quality control protocols, policies and procedures. Participates in validation of new/existing assays and instruments. Troubleshoots and reports problems as needed.
  • Assists in the specimen processing area as required.
  • Participant in special projects/teams and performs other related duties as assigned within the scope of the position

Qualifications

  • Associate degree in a medical laboratory technology from accredited institution OR from have successfully completed an official military medical laboratory procedures course of at least 50 weeks duration and have held the military enlisted occupational specialty of Medical Laboratory Specialist (Laboratory Technician) accredited institution
  • Five (5) years’ experience as medical laboratory technician in a clinical laboratory
  • ASCP or equivalent certification

 

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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.

 
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