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Methodist Hospital

Flow Cytometry Technologist

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (Rotating Weekends) 
Category: Laboratory • Job ID: 1523543

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Methodist Hospital

Flow Cytometry Technologist

Laboratory Department

Full -Time- Non-Exempt

Day Shift - Weekend Rotation



Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Laboratory Department. Submit your application today!

Benefits:

We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program, and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Seeking a Flow Cytometry Technologist to join our team. The Flow Cytometry Technologist is responsible for: performing complex flow cytometry and other medical laboratory tests for diagnosis and treatment of disease, ensuring instrument operations and results are accurate and timely, maintenance of complicated instruments, monitoring quality control and quality assurance programs, assuring compliance with regulations and standards of regulatory agencies, and managing special projects. Performs manual white blood cell differentials. Assists in bone marrow collections and processing.

In this role, the Flow Cytometry Technologist will:

  • Performs specimen processing and moderate and high complexity testing independently; which includes leukemia and lymphoma panels, immunodeficiency panels and other complex flow cytometry markers. Analyzes test results and assumes accountability for accuracy.

  • Assists in bone marrow collection and processing.

  • Understands, performs, and practices preventive maintenance on equipment; troubleshoots and takes corrective action. Demonstrates pro-active problem-solving skills to include identifying a problem and taking appropriate action; knows when to seek guidance to complete troubleshooting protocol. Understands and performs gating without supervision.

  • Manages assigned projects to include developing a plan, coordinating necessary resources, setting project timelines, keeping Manager informed of progress, and completing project within established time limits. 

  • Assures compliance with accrediting agencies. Acts as a resource to customers both within the department and outside the department.

  • Anticipates and evaluates need for new methods, instrumentation, and technology in terms of customer need, cost benefit and revenue generation, and informs management about findings.

  • Understands, performs, and practices quality control management to include running controls, evaluating data, documentation of data, and taking corrective action as required. Communicates any relevant QC information to Supervisor or Manager.

Requirements:

  • Education: Associates degree required and Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Experience: Previous experience in Flow Cytometry is preferred.

Preferred:

Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

  • Required: One of the following certifications is required: MT(ASCP), MT(AMT), MT(AAB), CLS(NCA), MT(HEW). Certification is waived for internal employees that challenged the career ladder and were promoted to the position prior to June 9, 2001.
  • Preferred: MT(ASCP)

Methodist Hospital opened in 1963 as the first hospital in the now internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. With over 800 beds, Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, oncology, bone marrow transplants, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. We are proud to be the largest provider of the lifesaving ECMO Program in San Antonio, are home to the largest robotics program in the world, and our Adult Blood Cancer and Stem Cell Transplant unit has become the first program to receive FACT Accreditation in North America

As the flagship hospital, and most comprehensive medical care facility of Methodist Healthcare, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community. We’ve recently been named the No.1 Best Regional Hospital by the U.S. News and World Report for 2019-20. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality of care possible for our patients, which is proven by our consecutive Grade A Leapfrog Hospital Safety scores. In addition, Methodist Hospital not only received a Primary Stroke Center designation from The Joint Commission, but has also received a Comprehensive Stroke Center Certification from DNV GL Healthcare, designating the facility as offering the most advanced stroke treatment available in a given geographic area. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital under Locations.

Be a part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications. Qualified candidates will be promptly contacted by our hiring managers for interviews. Submit your application today and help us raise the bar in patient care!

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