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Lab Aide Tech. 40hrs Evening - New Grads Welcome

NH-United States-Dover Apply View Saved Jobs Job ID 3237662 Date posted 03/24/2023
Lab Aide Tech. 40hrs Evening - New Grads Welcome-(3237662)



Wentworth-Douglass Hospital, a subsidiary of Massachusetts General Hospital, is renowned as one of the largest acute care hospitals in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire and Southern Maine. At Wentworth-Douglass, we value people who contribute to patient-centered care that enhances community health; we recognize and reward those who share our values and transform our patients' lives. We invite you to explore opportunities, cultivate community wellness and professional growth.

The technical lab aide assists the technical staff by performing a variety of tasks that involves culture plating, molecular testing, rapid testing, and Quality Control.  

1. Performs testing in a timely manner.
o Performs routine tests within established timeframes.
o Performs STAT tests as a priority in regard to routine tests.
o Completes work left from previous shift, as required.
o Assists in other departments when assigned work is complete. 

2. Prioritizes workload.
o Prioritizes STAT and Routine specimens as they arrive in the lab and handles workload accurately and efficiently.
o Evaluates specimen for acceptability per policy (volume, labeling, proper documentation for QA)

3. Performs and reports testing and quality control procedures in an accurate manner.
o Performs testing according to department policies. Recognizes deviation from expected results and notifies a technologist.
o Reviews pending reports and resolves identified problems.
o Performs and documents associated quality control and equipment procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external agencies.
o Assists the Senior Tech with correlations, precision and linearity studies.
o Completely and accurately reviews, verifies, and/or signs/dates all designated documents according to department policies and established timeframe's.

4. Provides customer service by answering broad technical questions, and directing others to appropriate resources.
o Performs clerical duties accurately and efficiently including accurate and timely specimen accessioning utilizing appropriate resources (i.e. reference lab manual, standard operating procedures, etc.).
o Demonstrates ability to operate office equipment (copier, phone, fax, etc.)
o Demonstrates clear verbal and written communication.
o Demonstrates proper phone etiquette.


Experience Minimum Required
• Laboratory experience (college level courses acceptable)

Experience Preferred/Desired
• 1 year experience working in clinical laboratory environment and/or 1 year within WDHS.

Education Minimum Required
• H.S. diploma or equivalent

Education Preferred/Desired
• Student in an accredited Medical Lab Scientist program

Training Preferred/Desired
• Completed clinical rotation through area where assigned to perform testing

Special Skills Minimum Required
• Shows initiative and assumes additional responsibilities as needed

Special Skills Preferred/Desired
• Experience with Laboratory Information Systems

Licensure and/or Certifications Preferred/Desired
• Not applicable

EEO Statement

Wentworth-Douglass Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. 

Primary Location

:NH-Dover-MGB Wentworth Douglass Hospital

Work Locations

MGB Wentworth Douglass Hospital
789 Central Ave


:Laboratory Assistant/Technician


:Wentworth-Douglass Hospital(WDH)


Standard Hours:40


:Evening Job
Posted Shift Description:Working hours of 1p to 930p with possible weekend rotation.

Employee Status

Recruiting Department:WDH Laboratory

Job Posting

:Mar 23, 2023


"The best thing about my job at Wentworth-Douglass is my co-workers; they are like family and I genuinely love to come to work!"

Environmental Services Staff


"I chose to come to WDH for many reasons: the location, the friendliness, and the welcoming environment I was surrounded with when I first entered. Walking into WDH you immediately feel at ease. It's like you aren't even in a hospital; it's clean, calming, and everyone is so friendly and welcoming. My department is a constant learning experience due to the need of radiology throughout the hospital. Anyone thinking of working here…DO IT! You won't regret it. If you're looking for an incredible job, full of wonderful experiences and great staff, don't hold yourself back. "

Registered Nurse


"When I began at WDH I was amazed at the technology and access to resources that are available to me which supports my day to day job function enabling me to be accurate, efficient and collect supportive data to make a difference for the future of the hospital, physicians, staff and our patients. Since being at WDH I have vastly built on my skill set as a Case Manager thanks to the expertise of the physician advisors, my manager and team of seasoned, expert Case Managers. WDH offers, encourages and supports professional growth with a strong team atmosphere. I have been encouraged to become involved in committees that promote positive change within my team. I feel I have a voice and can make a difference for the better.
My career as a Registered Nurse has become a lot clearer since joining my WDH team. I would say to anyone looking to advance his or her career, feel supported and belong to an awesome organization has a commitment to their community health; WDH is the place for you. "

Case Manager


"I chose to come to WDH because of its reputation. I had always heard such great things about the hospital and the staff. Coming here, I have found the teamwork is what I have enjoyed most; the staff have been so welcoming and have treated me like family. I love my job and the management is by far the best I have ever experienced. Anyone thinking of applying to WDH should definitely do it!"

ED Tech


"I did not know what I wanted to pursue as a career, but I knew I wanted to be in the medical field. I took a Phlebotomy course to get my foot in the door and got hired at WDH. Ten years later, I am still here and loving it every day. Not only do I love my coworkers, who have become my close friends, but I love the diversity of my job. Often times I feel people overlook what we do, but not only do we provide compassion and skill in our job to the patients, but we also get to see behind the scenes; working closely with the medical staff ensuring patients are getting accurate results. I feel rewarded at the end of everyday knowing that I have played a role in helping the patients get the proper treatment they need."



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