Medical Technologist-Maine Medical Center
Posted on: September 22, 2022
Positions are eligible for a $6,500 Sign-on Bonus for 1st and
2nd shifts, and $8000 for 3rd shift. Relocation assistance and
temporary housing if needed. Position Summary The Medical
Technologist independently performs and monitors laboratory testing
of patient specimens according to established procedures and
regulatory requirements. Confirms, interprets, correlates and
reports normal and abnormal patient results. Recognizes technical,
instrumental and/or physiological problems and initiates
resolutions. Assumes responsibility for accuracy, quality control
and required instrument maintenance. May provide training of
laboratory and/or other health care personnel as directed. Primary
Functions - Performs accurate, timely testing and reporting. May be
required to perform specimen collection, processing, and handling,
including waived testing and specialty collections/processing.
- Correlates test results with the patient's condition, detecting
and investigating abnormalities. - Recognizes and resolves test
system and instrument malfunctions.
- Utilizes problem solving and critical thinking to ensure quality
management standards are met.
- Provides excellent communication and interpersonal skills with
all laboratory personnel, internal and external customers. -
Provides ethical and professional service to all internal and
- Follows all departmental and organizational procedures, policies,
and regulatory requirements. - Participates in achieving
departmental and system-wide goals.
- May perform competency assessment for high and moderate
complexity testing. The information contained in this job
description is intended to describe the essential job functions
required of those assigned to this
job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all
responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities needed
to perform the job.
Please note that management retains the right to assign or reassign
duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Required
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs) Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory,
Chemical, Physical, or Biological Science required.
License/Certifications: Certification as a medical technologist (or
equivalent) or as a categorical technologist (e.g., C, H, I, BB, M)
by a recognized professional organization (e.g., ASCP, AMT) within
6 months of hire.
Must be able to work any shift, holiday and/or weekend, and travel
among company sites as needed.
NorDx is a not-for-profit clinical laboratory based in Scarborough.
Established in 1976 as the first licensed independent laboratory in
Maine and a member of MaineHealth. NorDx has grown to provide
comprehensive, dependable, quality laboratory services to
hospitals, physicians, long-term care providers, other laboratories
and health care organizations throughout Maine and New
Additional Information MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best
Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes! MaineHealth is a not-for-profit
integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our
communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of
nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care
network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700
employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth
Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members,
MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to
1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about
our system at mainehealth.org At MaineHealth, we offer benefits
that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to
plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental
insurances, paid parental leave,, retirement program, generous paid
time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are
competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific,
but ever changing, needs. With a career at any of the MaineHealth
locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that
truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the
organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply
invested in the well-being of our communities and care team
members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong
commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join
us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take
your career to a new level. Location: MaineHealth · Bramhall Blood
Schedule: Full Time, Day Shift, 40
Keywords: NorDx, Portland , Medical Technologist-Maine Medical Center, Healthcare , Portland, Maine
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