Lab Control Tech, part time

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300 Boylston St., Newton, MA 02467

Medical Technologist

Employment Type:
Part time

Work Location:
Onsite:Up to 1 day remote/wk


Lab Control Tech Processes, distributes and provides quality assurance for all patient specimens.  Supplies accurate information to providers and other clinical staff regarding laboratory testing, test requirements and patient results.

This is a 14 hour a week position fully on site.   Two 7-hour shifts in a week. Mostly days but second shift to cover for vacations.
Dayshift would be 7am – 2pm
Second shift would be 12pm – 7pm.

The location is the Chestnut Hill site in Newton, MA

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is a leader in life changing breakthroughs in cancer research and patient care. We are united in our mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. We strive to create an inclusive, diverse, and equitable environment where we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all backgrounds, and design programs to promote public health particularly among high-risk and underserved populations. We conduct groundbreaking research that advances treatment, we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers, and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.


  • Receives patient specimens from within the Institute and outside Institutions. Performs various quality checks to ensure all requests are accurate before dispensing the specimens to the appropriate performing lab.
  • Contacts the clinic or provider on any discrepancies with test orders upon receipt in Lab Control.
  • Processes specimens via centrifugation, aliquoting, storing and shipping per send-out test requirements.
  • Compiles daily reports of all send-out testing. Compares all orders from the DFCI Lab Computer System and requisitions with test orders provided by the various reference labs. Corrects any order discrepancies by contacting the reference lab.
  • Assists providers, nurses and other caregivers with lab test, test requirement and result inquiries.
  • Researches test and collection information, normal values, result turn-around time and locating reference labs which provide testing.
  • Performs all duties with accuracy and efficiency to ensure patient care isn't compromised.


At Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, we work every day to create an innovative, caring, and inclusive environment where every patient, family, and staff member feels they belong.  As relentless as we are in our mission to reduce the burden of cancer for all, we are equally committed to diversifying our faculty and staff.  Cancer knows no boundaries and when it comes to hiring the most dedicated and diverse professionals, neither do we. If working in this kind of organization inspires you, we encourage you to apply.

  • BS preferred, High School Diploma required
  •  6 months experience in a healthcare or laboratory setting preferred

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

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