Job Posting Details

Flow Cytometry Technologist

Posted By: Roshini Abraham

Post Date: November 17, 2020
Affiliation: Nationwide Children's Hospital
Expiration Date: January 31, 2021
Department:
Description:


Requisition ID


 


2020-26026


 


Category


 


Allied Health


Overview


Full-time; Benefits Eligible


2:00pm - 10:30pm


Rotating weekends /holidays/ on call 


 


 


We are seeking a Clinical Laboratory Technologist - Diagnostic Immunology Laboratory


 


The individual hired in this position is responsible for learning flow cytometry, if not already proficient, and cell processing, including PBMC isolation, cytokine analysis and other immunological assays used in the diagnostic setting. The individual has to demonstrate competency in all aspects of clinical laboratory testing including accurate experimental analysis, reporting of results, sample handling, inventory of samples and reagents, quality control, instrument maintenance tasks, as required and needed, and customer service to physicians and other staff. Each employee is expected to be a supportive link between laboratory customers and other areas within the department and project a professional image through telephone communication to internal and external Nationwide Children's Hospital customers.


 


Why Nationwide Children's Hospital?


Why Nationwide Children’s Hospital


The moment you walk through our doors, you can feel it. When you meet one of our patient families, you believe it. And when you talk with anyone who works here, you want to be part of it, too. Welcome to Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where Passion Meets Purpose.


Here, Everyone Matters. We’re 12,000 strong. And it takes every single one of us to improve the lives of the kids we care for, and the kids from around the world we’ll never even meet. Kids who are living healthier, fuller lives because of the knowledge we share. We know it takes a Collaborative Culture to deliver on our promise to provide the very best, innovative care and to foster new discoveries, made possible by the most groundbreaking research. Anywhere.


Ask anyone with a Nationwide Children’s badge what they do for a living. They’ll tell you it’s More Than a Job. It’s a calling. It’s a chance to use and grow your talent to make an impact that truly matters. Because here, we exist simply to help children everywhere.


Nationwide Children’s Hospital. A Place to Be Proud


Qualifications


What Are We Looking For?


Bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory science; or a chemical, physical or biological science from an accredited institution. Prefer American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certified. 


Proficiency in flow cytometry is advantageous but not mandatory. Proficiency in cellular processing, immunoassays and other diagnostic immunology analyses is also preferred, but on-the-job training will also be provided to otherwise suitable candidates.


This lab specializes in diagnostic immunology, and utilizes a variety of techniques including flow cytometry, cellular analyses, soluble biomarker immunoassays among others. The laboratory’s expertise is in inborn errors of immunity (genetic disorders of the immune system), evaluating the immune system in the context of transplantation (organ and hematopoietic). 


Organizational skills, attention to detail, efficiency and ability to use a variety of different flow cytometry-related analytical software and other statistical and graphical software, such as GraphPad Prism is an advantage.