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Medical Technologist II

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Boston, MA
Posted Date:
Position Type:
Full time
Job Code:
Required Education:
Bachelors Degree
Areas of Expertise Desired:
Medical Tech,

Job Description

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.

The Clinical Research Laboratory (CRL) Medical Technologist II is responsible for processing all clinical samples from patients on clinical trials at the institute. The technologist needs to follow and comply with lab procedures provided by study sponsors and study teams. Procedures include but are not limited to serum and plasma separation, isolation and enumeration of mononuclear cells and preparation of slides. In addition the tech serves as a lab resource for the study teams. The Technologist II must comply with all institute policies regarding the confidentiality of patient information and lawful use of any computerized patient data.

Performs technical procedures as directed, including centrifuging and processing of patient blood samples, isolation and enumeration of mononuclear cells, and preparation of slides. Performs lab maintenance duties as required. Enters patient specimen information into lab database. Interacts with many clinical groups to coordinate the processing of samples from patients in clinical trials. Assists with protocol reviews.


  • BS required; MLT(ASCP) or nationally recognized equivalent with 1-3 years experience preferred.

  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work independently, good interpersonal skills.

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.