At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As the teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Lab Medicine Blood Bank and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Laboratory Processing Technician will be responsible for:
Performing preanalytical specimen processing including stamping in, verifying I.D., identifying tests, and evaluating specimen quality and appropriate test set up.
Performing computer order entry and inquiry functions.
Providing courteous and timely customer service to providers calling into the lab.
Performing, documenting, and evaluating daily QC and follows procedure when QC is out of range.
Performing routine operation and maintenance of instrumentation in the work area such as centrifuges, refrigerators, and freezers.
Maintaining workplace in a neat and orderly fashion.
Continuously monitoring specimen workflow. Ensuring quick response for STAT and other timed tests.
Participating in departmental continuous improvement projects as necessary.
To qualify, you must have:
A high school level of educational development and 3 to 6 months of work experience.
The skills to read and understand instructions, add and subtract numbers, and make comparisons between numbers and letters.
The ability to exchange information on factual matters, schedule appointments, greet visitors, explain hospital policies, and/or relay messages to appropriate personnel.
Courtesy and tact when dealing with patients, visitors and/or hospital employees. More sensitive situations may be referred to others as appropriate.
NOTE: For Blood Bank Employees - Successful completion of the hospital's Trustworthiness and Reliability assessment. Unescorted access to the Blood Bank Irradiators is a requirement of the position.
Shift/Hours: Sunday Thursday 12:30 pm to 9 pm: (Full time)
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.