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Job ID: 236975

Medical Technologist - Health Services
Tufts University

Date Posted Jun. 3, 2024
Title Medical Technologist - Health Services
University Tufts University
Medford, MA, United States
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Health Services


Health and Wellness, within Student Life, is comprised of Counseling and Mental Health Service, Health Service, Health Promotion, Center for Awareness, Resources, and Education, and Administration and Operations. Health and Wellness (H&W) contributes to the educational mission of the university through promoting student wellbeing via clinical, educational, and consultative services. Serving a diverse student body of 9,000+ undergraduate and graduate students, H&W is committed to providing excellent care and support in a welcoming, inclusive, and culturally informed environment. We bring energy, expertise, and a collaborative approach to the provision of medical and mental health care and prevention services. We are active and visible throughout campus conducting training, outreach and liaison work, and serving as active members of Student Life.


This area has responsibility for health compliance, state and federal health requirements, health insurance, HIPAA and other privacy concerns, and risk management. Our combined staff is approximately 60 individuals with diverse medical, mental health and public health backgrounds.

What You'll Do

The Medical Laboratory Technologist (MLT), or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS), will work as a team member in our on-site clinical laboratory, supporting medical care by performing diagnostic testing and support of specimen collection, including phlebotomy. The MLT or MLS should have excellent communication skills as this position will work directly with patients and within a diverse team of staff including other laboratory professionals, physicians, advanced practice clinicians, nurses, and administrators.


This role offers a great work-life balance; work hours are approximately 9am-5pm five days a week (no nights or weekends).  

What We're Looking For

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired by an Associate or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited MLS or MLT program and at least one work experience in a clincial laboratory as MLS/MLT.
  • Excellent critical thinking, communication, interpersonal, and diplomacy skills
  • Ability to comply with established risk management and safety procedures and all local, state, and federal privacy and confidentiality rules and regulations
  • Sound judgment and problem solving ability
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain CPR certification and participate in site-based CPR drills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks in a complex and busy environment and to see them through to completion
  • Ability to analyze data, assess needs and prioritize workflow

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a CLIA certified medical laboratory
  • Experience and interest working with young adult, international, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ populations

Special Work Schedule Requirements:

An employee in this role will need to abide by Tufts University vaccination policies for health care workers; requests can be made for medical or religious accommodations to these requirements.

Pay Range

Minimum $31.90, Midpoint $37.95, Maximum $44.00

Salary is based on related experience, expertise, and internal equity; generally, new hires can expect pay between the minimum and midpoint of the range.

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