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Cape Cod Healthcare

Falmouth, MA
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Plan set up and carry out a wide variety of diagnostic laboratory tests and procedures in conformance with physician s orders and established operating procedures Follow appropriate procedures to be used and evaluate results obtained
  • Must be courteous to patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, and other employees of the organization.
  • Responsible for assigned areas of laboratory activities.
  • Shall maintain proficiency and perform diagnostic tests in any of the areas of the laboratory to include: Blood bank, Serology, Coagulation, Hematology, Chemistry, clinical Microscopy and Microbiology.
  • When assigned to the section the M.T. will perform diagnostic tests in conformance with the laboratory procedure and physician order; initiate follow up as necessary to confirm an order; draw venous or capillary blood from patients as required; receive other body fluids or specimens from inpatients and outpatients; package specimens together with pertinent information arrange for delivery to reference laboratory; and prioritize requests according to need and conditions.
  • Record, file, and check all laboratory results and effectively communicate as soon as possible all required results to appropriate personnel. Ensure proper reporting of all charges and data-processing copies. Complete periodic proficiency survey tests and record required reports. Maintain confidentiality of all patient reports and distribute to those authorized.
  • Interact with public, patients, and other professionals in a discrete, polite, and professional manner.
  • Prepare and set-up equipment for various tests, assure proper calibration of equipment.
  • Operate within established control parameters for all laboratory test.
  • Ensure constant documentation and retention of all quality control data.
  • Perform and record daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance checks on all laboratory equipment.
  • Practice efficient economical use of laboratory supplies and reagents.
  • Ensure adequate availability of required supplies and reagents and communicate to appropriate supervisory personnel when necessary.
  • Keep abreast of new developments in the field of clinical laboratory, including procedures, techniques, equipment and computers.
  • Has ability to learn and perform new procedures established in the clinical laboratory.
  • Maintain work area in a neat, clean and orderly condition at all times.
  • Assist in work performed by MLT; orientation of all new personnel; training of students, and instruction to nontechnical personnel.
  • Must wear facility provided identification badge
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.


MLT/ Grade 9:

  • Associate’s degree in science from an accredited institution and completion of an approved medical technician internship program.
  • ASCP eligible.
  • Computer skills preferred.

MT/ Grade 10:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Medical/Clinical Laboratory science, Medical Technology, Biology, Microbiology, or Chemistry from an accredited institution and completion of an approved Medical Technology internship program.
  • ASCP or equivalent certification required within six (6) months of hire. HEW certification acceptable.
  • Computer skills preferred.

Schedule Details: Per diem hours, rotating days, occ weekends, occ holidays
Organization: Falmouth Hospital Association
Primary Location: Falmouth
Department: FHA-Rapid Response
Employee Classification: Regular-Per Diem
Shift: Rotating
Weekend Shifts: Occasional
Holiday Shifts: Occasional
Posting Start Date: Apr 3, 2018
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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