Allied Health Careers at Lifespan

Medical Laboratory Technician Job

Job Number: TMH18135

Job Title: Medical Laboratory Technician

Department: Biochemistry Lab - 1102955

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Completion of Associates Degree program in chemistry, biology or related area or equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA standards.

National Certification (or eligible) in medical lab science by ASCP or equivalent.

The ability to operate equipment and instruments, to perform all procedures and tests within one or more laboratory sections and to interpret them for accuracy.

Ability necessary to conduct and interpret tests.

Ability to recognize laboratory safety risks and follow related safety precautions to minimize dangers.

Interpersonal skills to provide for effective customer relations.

Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care patients with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and cultural patterns in each step of the care process.


Twelve months of clinical laboratory experience. Supervised clinical laboratory internship may be substituted for experience.

Demonstrated knowledge of and physical ability to operate equipment, use instruments and perform basic laboratory procedures and tests. The knowledge, physical and visual dexterity necessary to conduct and interpret clinical laboratory tests accurately up level of responsibility.
The physical ability to work standing, or at laboratory benches, and to lift supplies, etc.

To be a part of Lifespan, we ask all employees to share our mission of “Delivering health with care” and successfully practice our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence as these guide our everyday actions with patients, customers and one another. You are also responsible for knowing and acting in accordance with the principles of the Lifespan Corporate Compliance Program and Code of Conduct.

Under the general supervision of the Manager, may receive technical supervision by a Medical Technologist or Specialist performs basic clinical tests for the detection diagnosis of disease. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patients.