Medical Technologist -Microbiology - Days

Newton, MA

Posted: 06/29/2020 Category: Allied Health Job Number: 41976

Job Description

Position Responsibilities:
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative tests using various instruments and/or manual methods on blood, plasma, urine, CSF, stool, and/or body fluids following standard operating procedures in the Microbiology Lab.
  • Position plans, organizes, and prioritizes work duties to accomplish daily tasks and objectives.
  • Complies with all established standards and practices pertaining to test performance, including, but not limited to, laboratory procedures, hospital procedures, CAP guidelines, JCAHO guidelines, and within the institution’ s policies regarding compliance.
  • Performs quality control procedures as needed and established by protocol.
  • Analyzes quality control data, makes judgments on observed results and takes appropriate action to ensure that accuracy and precision are maintained.
  • Identifies aberrant patient results; recognizes factors that affect measurements/results, and takes appropriate action; seeks assistance in resolution as needed.
  • Performs and documents equipment maintenance, calibration, quality control, and other trouble shooting procedures.
  • Recognizes equipment malfunctions, documents problems as may be required, performs trouble-shooting and repair in accordance with established guidelines.

Education and Experience:
  • 2 – 5 years of Microbiology Experience
  • Completion of an Associates or Bachelors Degree in Medical Technology or related science from an accredited school.
  • National certification eligible by NCA, ASCP, or HEW.


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