Medical Technologist 2
Northwestern University - Chicago, IL

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This position performs high complexity clinical lab procedures in support of the NMH transplant center. The procedures are molecular based tissue typing, flow cytometric and solid phase antibody testing and crossmatching, and immunoassays.

This position will include some on-call and overtime on weekends.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Perform, analyze, and interpret clinical tests including HLA tissue typing using SSP, SSOP and SBT techniques, flow cytometric and solid phase HLA antibody screening and crossmatching, and various immunoassays;
  • Coordinate clinical research studies;
  • General lab maintenance;
  • Manage clinical lab data and generate reports;
  • Maintenance and QC of laboratory instrumentation and reagents;
  • Performs related duties as required or assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • B.A. or B.S. in science;
  • Some previous experience with standard clinical laboratory operating procedures;
  • Laboratory performance demonstrating good judgment, conscientiousness, precision and accuracy;
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • B.A. or B.S. in science. MT(ASCP) or CHT certification or two to three years clinical laboratory experience;
  • Specific skills including DNA based tissue typing, flow cytometry, immunoassays, data analysis and reporting;
  • Attention to detail and accurate and thorough record keeping;
  • Some computer skills;
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Equivalent combination of education, training and experience from which comparable skills can be acquired.
As per Northwestern University policy, this position requires a criminal background check. Successful applicants will need to submit to a criminal background check prior to employment.

Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer
Date Posted: 12/28/2012

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