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Methodist Hospital

Cellular Therapy Technician

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate 
Category: Laboratory • Job ID: 197069
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Methodist Hospital

Cellular Therapy Technician

Full Time- Non-Exempt

Day Shift, Rotating Weekends


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 Department. Submit your application today!


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, Student Loan Repayment and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

Seeking a Cellular Therapy Technical Specialist prepares hematopoetic stem cell components as appropriate for transplantation or infusion in accordance with regulatory standards.

What you will do In This Role:

  • Performs routine and specialized procedures such as processing, cryopreservation, and infusion preparation of harvested bone marrow, peripheral blood stem cells, and umbilical cord blood to provide components necessary for transplantation.
  • Assures Cellular Therapy Laboratory’s compliance with standards and regulations set forth by College of American Pathologists (CAP), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Clinical
  • Laboratory Improvements Act (CLIA), Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), National Committee for Clinical Laboratory Standards (NCCLS), American Association of Blood Banks (AABB) and FACT (Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy).
  • Assists Medical Director with the evaluation of new processing and technical procedures; also with evaluation of new instrumentation; as well as with modification, re-standardization, or revision of existing procedures. Assists in developing research protocols, and compiles and presents data to Medical Director.
  • Operates and maintains instrumentation according to established laboratory protocols and procedures. Recognizes problems, troubleshoots and ensures that repairs are completed; provides bench instruction and orientation to new employees.
  • Collects, maintains, evaluates data and prepares statistical reports for program transplant coordinator, donor registries, accrediting agencies, quality assurance activities, and budgetary purposes; provides input into budget process and adheres to departmental budget constraints.
  • Serves as technical liaison with medical and nursing staff.

What Qualifications You Will Need:

  •  Education: BS in biological sciences or related field is required
  • Experience: Minimum – one year of clinical laboratory experience in a laboratory performing high complexity testing or advanced training in a Molecular Biology program.
  • Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population served (if applicable).
  • Preferred: BS Degree in Medical Technology or Molecular Biology plus 2+ years experience working in a clinical molecular laboratory.
  • Baccalaureate degree in chemistry, biology, medical technology preferred;
  • 2 years of experience in hematology, blood bank, flowcytometry, hematopoetic cell processing or related field.
  • Minimum License and Certificates Required: N/A

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! 

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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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