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Medical Technologist - Hematology

Cambridge $60,000 - $70,000 Permanent

Job Responsibilities:

  • Refer problems and unusual results to appropriate personnel for further analysis and resolution.

  • Provide clerical and support services as needed, including responding to customer needs and requests.

  • Participate in proficiency testing of unknown samples and engage in internal and external continuing education activities.

  • Take part in continuing education programs relevant to the laboratory field.

  • Receive blood specimens sent to the laboratory, label them with laboratory computer numbers, and log the information into the computer system.

  • Separate specimens and send them to the appropriate testing station.

  • Quantitatively measure blood using pipettes and make necessary dilutions following standard procedures.

  • Perform automated testing of various parameters, including CBC, platelet, retic, autodiff, body fluid counts, ESR, PT, PTT, Fibrinogen, D-Dimer, urinalysis (macro and micro), and cytospin body fluid diff preparation.

  • Conduct spun hematocrits using a micro-capillary centrifuge, perform microscopic urinalysis, hemocytometer WBC, CSF and body fluid counts, joint fluid testing for crystals, and microscopic differential cell counts.

  • Prepare slides for staining.

  • Consult with supervisory technologists or hematologists/pathologists regarding challenging analyses or abnormal findings.

  • Possess knowledge of normal and abnormal white blood cells, as well as red blood cell and platelet morphology.

  • Demonstrate understanding of cells found in body fluid samples.

  • Apply standard laboratory math and calculations to complete various work assignments.

  • Prepare reagents and controls for blood, urine, and body fluid tests, utilizing pipetting skills.


  • BS or BA in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science or chemical, physical, or biological science from an accredited college required

  • ASCP Certified or Eligible.

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