Lab Control Tech II - per diem

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450 Brookline Ave, Boston, MA 02215

Medical Technologist

Employment Type:
Per diem

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


Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

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.


  • 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.


  • BS preferred, High School Diploma required
  • One year experience in a healthcare or laboratory setting required

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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