Medical Technologist

  • Tower Health
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Dec 04, 2020

Job Description


About the Organization

Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our seven hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown; and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives.


  • Evaluates and receives incoming patient specimens and processes for some routine and all STAT testing in the Core Laboratory including Chemistry and Hematology.
  • Must possess high level of quantitative skills, strong attention to detail, organizational skills, and be highly motivated in a fast-paced hospital environment.
  • Proficient in automated testing in chemistry, urinalysis, hematology including manual differentials, and coagulation including ECMO while differentiating age-specific normal values. Performs tests accurately and in a timely manner while recognizing deviations from expected results.
  • Enters test results into the LIS. Works as a team member in conjunction with other employees in the department and institution.
  • Complies with all quality control and quality assurance standards.
  • Maintains competency in performance of all pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical lab procedures.
  • Appropriately uses PPE while following all safety and infection control policies.


  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in medical laboratory science/medical technology or biological science required
  • Minimum one year lab experience preferred
  • MLS/MT ASCP Certification or eligible