At Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), some of the most brilliant minds in the country collaborate to provide high-quality and innovative care, explore new research frontiers, educate tomorrow’s health professionals and improve the community’s health through extensive outreach. The knowledge developed at OHSU is quickly translated into new cures and new ways to prevent disease. As Portland’s largest employer, with more than 16,000 employees, OHSU is able to offer services and community support activities not found anywhere else in the region. And OHSU’s location in Portland, Oregon offers quality living, beautiful vistas and an unlimited array of recreational possibilities.
OHSU has an immediate opening available for a Laboratory Section Coordinator in Flow Cytometry. This is a full-time 1.0 FTE position (Monday to Friday from 0800-1630 with rotating weekends and holidays)
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or other science;
Four years of experience in a clinical laboratory performing a variety of standard testing and examination procedures with increasing responsibilities and involvement in complex projects, and certification as MLS(ASCP) or MT(ASCP). Certification must be maintained and depending on date of training, different continuing education requirements will apply.
This position requires a highly motivated individual who can work independently within established guidelines. Personal integrity, efficiency, and ability to adjust to rapidly changing testing priorities are essential. The incumbent must be able to work in a busy laboratory while maintaining a professional attitude.
General knowledge of laboratory terminology, equipment, materials and techniques, regulations and safety.
Skill in handling of laboratory specimens, record keeping and laboratory equipment.
Skill in identifying cells and cell morphology.
Skill in using several different computer systems, including: word processing, dedicated LIS/HIS, etc.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions accurately, and operate and maintain standard laboratory equipment.
Ability to work independently within established guidelines, to adjust to rapidly changing priorities, and apply problem solving skills.
Ability to demonstrate performance of job duties to trainees.
Ability to work in a multi-tasking environment and display technical skills at various work stations throughout the laboratory.
Previous lead or supervisory experience. Flow cytometry, special coagulation or hematology within the past three years.
Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. OHSU provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities. We are proud to be an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization.
For additional information and to apply please see job# IRC83620www.ohsujobs.com