QualificationsAssociates degree in laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, or a related discipline required. Some related experience required. Additional related experience can substitute for education.
*Individual must meet minimum CLIA requirements for high complexity testing (42CFR493.1489 (b)); evidence of compliance with records of qualifications including degree or transcript and work history in related field.
1. An earned bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution OR 2. An earned associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology, obtained from an accredited institution, OR 3. Education/training equivalent to the above that includes at least 60 semester hours or equivalent from an accredited institution. This education must include 24 semester hours of medical laboratory technology courses, OR a. 24 semester hours of science courses that includes 6 semester hours of chemistry, 6 semester hours of biology, and 12 semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination. In addition, the individual must have a laboratory training including either completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by the ABHES, NAACLA, or other organization approved by HHS (note that this training may be included in the 60 semester hours listed above), OR b. at least 3 months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual perform high complexity testing.
Computer experience including MS Office, database, and email. Telephone and Fax. Experience with laboratory tools and equipment.
Work produced is subject to precise measure of quantity and quality; Attention to detail is critical to the successful performance of this job as it directly affects research outcomes.
Knowledge of normal human tissue morphology is essential. Able to perform paraffin as well as frozen sectioning, H&E staining, and to recognize discrepancies and take corrective action.
Individual should have strong written communication and interpersonal skills. Must have the ability to read and interpret direction, both oral and written, organize and prioritize work and follow through on assignments. Must be able to work successfully as part of a team in a high volume, dynamic laboratory.
Preferred QualificationsHT ASCP eligible (preferred).