Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Clinical Trial Med Tech in Boston, Massachusetts
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Clinical Trial Medical Technologist is responsible for processing all clinical samples from patients on clinical trials at the institute. The technologist needs to follow and comply with lab procedures provided by study sponsors and study teams. Procedures include but are not limited to serum and plasma separation, isolation and enumeration of mononuclear cells and preparation of slides. In addition, the tech serves as a lab resource for the study teams. The tech must comply with all institute policies regarding the confidentiality of patient information and lawful use of any computerized patient data.
Process samples as indicated in provided lab manuals
Maintain all record keeping and Quality Control requirements as needed
Must have ability to train others
Demonstrates sound judgement and critical thinking skills to follow complex sample collection flowcharts
Demonstrates good organizational skills and is detail oriented
Strong interpersonal skills, working as part of a team and interacting with several disease centers
Demonstrates dependability and performs all tasks with minimal supervision
Assists study teams with data and and sample information for internal and external audits
Follows all safety and infection control guidelines
BS required; MLT (ASCP) or nationally recognized equivalent with 1-3 years experience preferred.
Training in OSHA Bloodborne Pathogen standard, Advanced Fire/Safety, Infection Control and Departmental Safety is required annually.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Job ID: 2017-7576
External Company URL: www.dana-farber.org