Medical Technologist (MT) / Medical Lab Technician (MLT) - Southern Maine Health
Sanford, ME 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description


This position is eligible for hiring bonus!

Well qualified candidates with less than 2 years of experience are eligible to receive a $7,500.00 sign on bonus! While candidates with more than 2 years of experience are eligible to receive a $15,000 sign on bonus. Relocation assistance and temporary housing if needed. Please note this bonus is not available to current MaineHealth employees or prior employees that have been separated for less than 6 months.

Position Summary

The Medical Technologist independently performs and monitors laboratory testing of patient specimens according to established procedures and regulatory requirements. Confirms, interprets, correlates and reports normal and abnormal patient results. Recognizes technical, instrumental and/or physiological problems and initiates resolutions. Assumes responsibility for accuracy, quality control and required instrument maintenance. May provide training of laboratory and/or other health care personnel as directed.

Primary Functions

- Performs accurate, timely testing and reporting. May be required to perform specimen collection, processing, and handling, including waived testing and specialty collections/processing.
- Correlates test results with the patient's condition, detecting and investigating abnormalities.

- Recognizes and resolves test system and instrument malfunctions.
- Utilizes problem solving and critical thinking to ensure quality management standards are met.
- Provides excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all laboratory personnel, internal and external customers.

- Provides ethical and professional service to all internal and external customers.
- Follows all departmental and organizational procedures, policies, and regulatory requirements.

- Participates in achieving departmental and system-wide goals.
- May perform competency assessment for high and moderate complexity testing.

The information contained in this job description is intended to describe the essential job functions required of those assigned to this
job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to perform the job.
Please note that management retains the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

    1. Education: Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory, Chemical, Physical, or Biological Science required.
    2. License/Certifications: Certification as a medical technologist (or equivalent) or as a categorical technologist (e.g., C, H, I, BB, M) by a recognized professional organization (e.g., ASCP, AMT) within 6 months of hire.
    3. Experience: N/A
    4. Must be able to work any shift, holiday and/or weekend, and travel among company sites as needed.
  • NorDx is a not-for-profit clinical laboratory based in Scarborough. Established in 1976 as the first licensed independent laboratory in Maine and a member of MaineHealth. NorDx has grown to provide comprehensive, dependable, quality laboratory services to hospitals, physicians, long-term care providers, other laboratories and health care organizations throughout Maine and New Hampshire.
Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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