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Beth Israel Lahey Health Medical Technologist/Medical Lab Technician- generalist in Newburyport, Massachusetts

Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Job Description:

Anna Jaques Hospital (AJH) is a not-for-profit community hospital serving the Merrimack Valley, North Shore and Southern New Hampshire areas. We are recognized for delivering high-quality community healthcare, with an emphasis on patient satisfaction. Founded in 1884 and located in the beautiful coastal community of Newburyport, Massachusetts, just 35 miles northeast of Boston, you’ll have the best of both worlds: the friendly, supportive feel of a community hospital paired with the vast growth opportunities that come with being part of a large health care system. AJH is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, and together our 39,000+ caregivers and staff provide extraordinary care to more than 1.7 million people from 150+ cities and towns across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

Are you looking for a meaningful career where you can grow and advance, all while making a difference in people’s lives

Medical Technologist/Generalist

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Pre-analytical Specimen Processing

  • Demonstrates proficiency in determining specimen requirements blood collections for all age groups, order entry, order query, specimen accessioning, and specimen distributions.

  • Sorts all samples to allow for fast retrieval

  • Proficient in collecting blood successfully on difficult patients

  • Utilizes two forms of patient identification.

  • Evaluates and processes all lab specimens according to specimen acceptability policy.

Analytic testing

  • Accurately performs laboratory analyses on patient specimens.

  • Verifies completed work only after careful review of order priority, completeness, absurd results, critical values and special requests.

Quality Control

  • Performs quality control testing as required for each analyte.

  • Ensures that results pass quality control criteria before verifying results.

  • Participates in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives.

  • Brings forward quality concerns and issues in a timely manner following the proper chain of command

Instrument Maintenance

  • Skillfully performs required instrumentation maintenance so that analyzers will perform optimally over a longer period of time.

  • Documents all entries.

  • Documents all problems and report them to supervisor.

STAT Testing Turnaround Times

  • Recognizes STAT testing priorities.

  • Turnaround times shall not exceed established limits defined in the Laboratory STAT Testing Policy.

Accuracy of Results

  • Reviews results for critical values, delta variances, unusual or absurd results, and result completeness prior to certification and release of information.

  • Always telephones critical results to clinician.

  • Obtains read back and documents

LIS Proficiency

  • Maximally utilizes the features of the LIS system to enable productive and efficient use of time.

  • Report problems encountered to Information Services Department to allow for times resolution.

Minimum Education

Completion of MT or MLT program with a Bachelor's or Associate's degree.

Required Licenses

ASCP certification or registry eligible required.

Benefits of working at Anna Jaques Hospital :

We offer a comprehensive healthcare and benefit plan including:

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Career development opportunities

  • Health and lifestyle discount programs

  • Free On-site Parking and more!

Apply today and learn more !

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled