Allied Health Careers at Lifespan

Medical Technologist Job

Job Number: TMH18489

Job Title: Medical Technologist

Department: Blood Bank - 1102967

Facility: The Miriam Hospital

Location: Providence, RI


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 Specialist, Manager, or Director performs various complex clinical laboratory tests in one or more of the laboratory sections of the Pathology Department. The work performed requires a professional level of knowledge in order to read and interpret test results, especially those that are abnormal or atypical. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the calibration of equipment, performance and interpretation of highly complex testing and the corresponding Quality Control results, and the troubleshooting of equipment as needed. All specific functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patient.
BASIC KNOWLEDGE:

Bachelors Degree in Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or closely related field or equivalent education and experience as defined by CLIA standards. National certification (or eligible) in Medical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology by ASCP or equivalent.

The ability to operate equipment and instruments and to perform all procedures and tests within assigned laboratory section and interpret them accurately.

The physical and visual dexterity necessary to conduct and interpret tests.

The physical ability to stand and work at laboratory benches.

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.

EXPERIENCE:

One-year experience in Clinical Lab. (Clinical Internship meets this requirement)