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Medical Technologist

RWJBarnabas Health
vision insurance, paid time off, long term disability, tuition reimbursement
United States, New Jersey, Newark
201 Lyons Avenue (Show on map)
Jul 13, 2024
Medical Technologist
Req #: 0000156617

Category: Laboratory and Medical Technologist

Status: Full-Time

Shift: Evening

Facility: RWJBarnabas Health Corporate Services

Department: Lab NBI

Location:
Newark Beth Israel Medical Ctr,
201 LYONS AVENUE, NEWARK, NJ 07112-2027

Job Overview: Medical technologists analyze samples of blood, tissue and body fluids to determine chemical content, cell count, drug levels or blood type; they may also search for specific microorganisms like bacteria or parasites. Preparing the samples for examination, using automated equipment and specialized instrumentation, performing numerous complicated tests simultaneously, and accurately interpreting the results are all part of a medical technologist's job.

Qualifications:
Required:

  • Bachelor s Degree in Medical Technology, clinical laboratory science or similar degree in chemistry or biology with required semester hours and one year of training in a clinical laboratory as per CLIA and NJ DOH regulations.

Preferred:

  • American Society for Clinical Pathology Certification (ASCP) or equivalent certification.
  • Current experience chemistry, hematology, microbiology or blood bank

Scheduling Requirements:

  • Full Time
  • Must be able to cover every other weekend and Holidays as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Determines normal and abnormal components of body fluids by conducting chemical analyses of blood, urine, and spinal fluids
  • The Medical Technologist process and receives samples of blood, urine and body fluids
  • Performs and interprets clinical laboratory test, obtaining data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease
  • Analyzes blood cells by counting and identifying cells, using microscopic techniques and procedures
  • Prepares blood, plasma, and platelets for transfusions by conducting blood group, type, and compatibility tests
  • Ensures operation of analyzers and other laboratory equipment by calibrating; completing preventive maintenance requirements and performs quality control; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • The Medical Technologist function independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines and records all data obtained in the computer and/or log book
  • Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Conserves laboratory resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
  • Prepares reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Benefits and Perks

At RWJBarnabas Health, our market-competitive Total Rewards package provides comprehensive benefits and resources to support our employees physical, emotional, social, and financial health.

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Medical and Prescription Drug Insurance
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plans
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Life & Accidental Death Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Programs
  • Voluntary Benefits (e.g., Pet Insurance)
  • Discounts Through our Partners such as NJ Devils, NJ PAC, Verizon, and more!

Let s shape the future of healthcare, together. Our competitive base rates offered will be dependent upon your relevant experience, education and skills. In addition to base salary, we offer excellent benefits, creating a competitive total rewards package to include health and welfare benefits, tuition reimbursement, retirement benefits, employee assistance programs, and many opportunities for professional and personal growth.

Choosing RWJBarnabas Health!

RWJBarnabas Health is the premier health care destination providing patient-centered, high-quality academic medicine in a compassionate and equitable manner, while delivering a best-in-class work experience to every member of the team. We honor and appreciate the privilege of creating and sustaining healthier communities, one person and one community at a time. As the leading academic health system in New Jersey, we advance innovative strategies in high-quality patient care, education, and research to address both the clinical and social determinants of health.

RWJBarnabas Health aims to truly make a unique impact in local communities throughout New Jersey. From vastly improving the health of local residents to creating educational and career opportunities, this combination greatly benefits the state. We understand the growing and evolving needs of residents in New Jersey whether that be enhancing the coordination for treating complex health conditions or improving community health through local programs and education.

The first-round interview for this position is a digital, on- demand interview through the HireVue platform. Click the hyperlinks here to learn more about the RWJBarnabas Health hiring process and digital, on-demand interviews. While there is no deadline, we strongly recommend completing the interview as soon as possible after receiving an invitation. Things move quickly and we may on occasion close applications earlier than anticipated due to large candidate numbers. We don t want to miss meeting you for a great opportunity! Be sure to check your spam and junk folders in email as well!

Equal Opportunity Employer

RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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