Dartmouth-Hitchcock is home to the
largest laboratory in NH, providing Pathology and Clinical Laboratory services
to D-H physician practices, D-H hospital affiliates as well as to independent
practices and hospitals throughout NH and VT. The department is a
leader in process improvement (LEAN/Six Sigma) which has led to a renovated
space designed for efficiency of workflow. With a slogan of
‘Investigate, innovate and validate,’ our lab is:
high volume lab with cutting edge technology and automation.
culture that encourages collaboration and teamwork to future innovation.
place to learn and grow, and we encourage new graduates to apply for our
Independently performs a variety of diagnostic tests in the
Clinical Laboratory to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of
disease. Performs venipunctures and
capillary draws on Inpatients, Emergency Room patients, and Outpatients as
This is a full-time,
benefitted, night-shift position working four 10-hour shifts from 9:30pm to 8:00am. The night
shift position receives a 20% shift differential. In addition, we are offering an $8000 sign-on/retention bonus for this position.
listing of the key responsibilities:
the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform a variety of laboratory tests in
a timely manner yielding accurate and precise results with a low error rate.
to appropriately troubleshoot and resolve problems. Ensures that patient results are not reported
until systems are functioning properly.
Clearly communicates resolutions or next steps.
solid knowledge, skills and theory to perform job duties in the clinical
and evaluates quality control and instrument functioning checks using
established quality control practices to assess the functioning of the test
system(s). Identifies when a QC problem
exists and is able to troubleshoot and resolve issues in a timely manner.
and maintains laboratory equipment according to established laboratory
procedures and/or manufacturers recommendations, including maintaining
supplies. Identifies when sample,
instrument, and/or procedural problems exist and takes appropriate actions to
remedy the issue.
able to appropriately troubleshoot problems and communicate resolutions or next
and trains new laboratory staff. Trains
bench personnel when new procedures or systems are put into routine use. Trains MLS or MLT/CLT students in bench
procedures, basic theory, and advanced skills.
Helps develop teaching and training tools.
participates in the D-HH member’s laboratory’s continuing education program.
in outpatient/in-patient phlebotomies, specimen processing, non-patient
registration, and requisition checks, as needed. Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills
necessary to determine phlebotomy technique appropriate for the age and
condition of the patient.
knowledge of and acts in accordance with all hospital safety requirements.
other duties as required or assigned.
*External hires only and
certain conditions apply
Keywords: medical technologist, laboratory scientist, medical lab tech, med tech
degree and minimum of 4 years of Clinical Laboratory experience or Bachelors of
Science Degree and a minimum of 2 years of Clinical Laboratory experience.
of 2 years of relevant technical experience required.
to work independently and adhere to deadlines and manage changing volumes. Basic knowledge of computer software systems.
recognized certification within 1 year of date of hire.
BLS certification required within 30 days of hire for the CLS employees located
at Community Group Practice laboratory locations.