Medical Lab Technologist/Technician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-744182
    • Job Location: Scarborough, ME
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: September 25, 2020
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is seeking an experienced Medical Laboratory Technologist/Technician in our Scarborough, ME location. 

The Laboratory Technologist is accountable for the performance of serological, biochemical, and hematological laboratory examinations and tests.  They will provide technical and clerical support in all major areas of the laboratory while ensuring efficient operations and promoting patient-centered care.   The successful candidate will have a bachelor’s in laboratory science as well as be able to collect samples and perform tests to analyze bodily fluids, tissue, and other substances. They will prepare specimens and perform manual tests that are based on detailed instructions.   NECS Laboratory Technologists are an important part of the interdisciplinary team that cares for patients with Cancer and Blood Disorders.

  NECS is a private medical practice composed of 15 oncologists and hematologists serving the state and region from 5 different locations in Maine and New Hampshire. NECS is committed to achieving the best outcome and providing unmatched support in all areas for every patient. Nationally recognized as 1 of 12 Oncology Medical Homes in the nation and the first private practice to become a member of the Dana Farber Cancer Care Collaborative. NECS brings together top clinicians, researchers, and dedicated medical professionals, clinical and non-clinical to create the best possible experience for our patients.

   Job Duties & Essential Functions

  • Able to accurately collect blood and other biological specimens for testing and possesses good technique to successfully perform venipuncture using a variety of techniques. 
  • Perform waived to highly complex testing, quality controls.  Review and track action as needed to ensure test accuracy, and report problems to Laboratory Manager.
  • Set up and operate, maintain, calibrate, clean, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment.
  • Use automated equipment and computerized instruments capable of performing many tests at the same time
  • Operate laboratory information systems, log data from medical tests, and enter results into a patient’s medical record.
  • Discuss results and findings of laboratory tests and procedures with physicians
  • Train medical laboratory technicians as needed
  • Obtains continuing education credit as required yearly.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean working environment in the lab area according to established policies and procedures.
  • Successful performance of analyses on proficiency testing samples, demonstration of knowledge of principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of laboratory medicine, and preparation of specimens for testing at reference laboratories. 

Travel: Occasional travel to our other locations to cover vacations and illnesses

Experience and Skills:

  • BS in Laboratory Science is preferred, AS in Laboratory Sciences in required 
  • Successful completion of board entrance examination and licensing by a laboratory certifying agency (CAP, AMT, etc. )
  • Sound judgment and independent decision-making skills, and recognizes when to seek guidance and direction.
  • Organized and able to plan and prioritize workloads
  • Able to perform mathematical calculations, collect data, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Collaborates with colleagues to work as a team with other departments at NECS.
  • Prompt and efficient with time
  • Strong computer skills
  • A willingness to learn new skills.

 

Benefits

  • New England Cancer Specialists offers competitive pay and benefits to our employees. Benefits include medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurances. Short Term and Long Term disability insurances. Tuition reimbursement. Generous Paid Time Off. Company paid holidays. Paid membership to professional organizations.
  • We support and encourage employees to continue their education. Employees  may attend in-services, seminars, professional conventions or postgraduate seminars (CME Events), as well as participating in professional societies so far as is reasonable and practical.
  • Friday Jeans Day:  for a $2.00 donation employees can wear jeans on Fridays.  100% of that money goes back to help our patients with food, gas, and other necessities they may need assistance with.

 


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

New England Cancer Specialists provides equal employment and promotional opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants, on the basis of experience, knowledge, training, education, ability to perform the essential functions of a position, and overall performance. All employment and promotional opportunities will be conducted in a lawful basis without regard to an individual’s race, gender, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, color, physical or mental disabilities, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, or other characteristic protected under Federal, State, or local law.

If you need assistance in the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by contacting Human Resources at (207) 303-3372 or email us at jobs@newecs.org.