Yale New Haven Health System

  • MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIST- MEDICAL LAB SCIENTIST, Hematology Lab (As Needed)

    Job Locations US-CT-New Haven
    Job ID
    66750
    Department
    HEMATOLOGY LAB
    Category
    TECHNOLOGISTS & TECHNICIANS
    Position Type
    Casual/Per Diem Non-Benefits Eligible
    Work Schedule
    AS NEEDED
    Work Days
    PER DIEM, MONDAY-SANDAY
    Work Hours
    PER DIEM WITHIN 7:30 AM-11 PM
    Work Shift
    POSSIBLE WEEKENDS OR HOLIDAYS
    Requisition ID
    2018-19744
  • Overview

    To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values—integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion—must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.

    Performs a variety of technical duties to ensure that the department operates in an efficient and accurate manner.

    EEO/AA/Disability/Veteran

    Responsibilities

    • 1. Performs laboratory testing in a responsible efficient and accurate manner to ensure the reporting of proper results in a timely fashion.
      • 1.1 Follows established department procedures when performing testing 95% of the time as observed by supervisors. When appropriate applies age specific criteria in performance of duties. Exceeds: Frequently makes recommendations on how to enhance procedures.
    • 2. Performs quality control testing and maintains accurate and legible records so that test accuracy is assured and that all required records are accurate and up to date.
      • 2.1 Performs and documents required quality control testing following established procedures as observed by supervisor. Exceeds: When appropriate recommends changes to enhance QC procedures and policies.
    • 3. Possesses an understanding of the technical and medical basis of testing to ensure the proper communication and performance of lab tests.
      • 3.1 As requested, can explain the basic principles of laboratory tests they perform as observed by supervisors. Exceeds: Regularly uses their understanding of testing principles to troubleshoot problems in testing due to reagent failure or interfering substances.
    • 4. Demonstrates a professional attitude and approach to all area of work, attempts to work well with others, and demonstrates a commitment to personal career growth in Medical Technology.
      • 4.1 Employee is ready to work at the start of assigned shifts. Exceeds: Frequently is able to accommodate unusual situations by coming in early of remaining late even when overtime is not involved.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION

     

    Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Technology or equivalent with MT (ASCP) certification or equivalent or eligibility.

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    One (1) to two (2) years' experience in an accredited Clinical Laboratory preferred.

     

    SPECIAL SKILLS

     

    Working knowledge of equipment, instrumentation, and materials used in a Clinical Laboratory.

     

    Additional Information

    ASCP CERTIFIED OR ELIGIBLE FOR CERTIFICATION WITH THE EXPECTATION TO BE CERTIFIED. MUST BE ABLE TO MULTITASK AND HAVE EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE SKILLS.

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