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Work Schedule/Shift

5 DAYS - 8 HOURS

Req. No

52292

Job Title

Cytogenetics Technician - Lab Hematology

Market

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa

Category

Clinical Laboratory

Facility

CHRISTUS Childrens Hospital of San Antonio

Address

333 North Santa Rosa Street
San Antonio, TX  78207
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Type

FULL TIME

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The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio, established in 1959, was the first children’s hospital in South-Central Texas. Located downtown, this 190-plus-bed hospital serves more than 70,000 children annually from San Antonio, South Texas and around the world. The hospital (in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine) is the only academic children’s hospital in San Antonio. Our highly specialized services meet the unique medical needs of children, from Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care to Children’s Emergency Services, the latest treatments for deformities of the spine including titanium rib implants and halo traction, a Heart Center, a specialized asthma program, a highly regarded Cancer and Blood Disorders Center, and growing maternal services to include consultation, delivery, and maternal fetal medicine.

Summary:

The Flow Cytometry technologist performs all routine and complicated procedures in Flow Cytometry, and majority of the routine procedures in Hematology/Urinalysis including specimen processing and handling, testing of patient specimens, calculating and reporting of results, performance of quality control procedures, operation and maintenance of instruments and equipment, assisting in evaluation, development, and implementation of new instrumentation, updated or procedures/protocols, and training of the staff, may perform phlebotomy and other patient oriented tasks, and may perform other related duties as requested or directed.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology from a regionally accredited college/university, or
Education that has been evaluated by an acceptable credentialing agency and deemed equivalent to a US Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology.
Laboratory training including either completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by NAACLS, or other organizations approved by HHS, or
Five years of full time acceptable clinical laboratory experience in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology, serology and urinalysis/body fluids in the U.S. or an accredited laboratory within the last ten years.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in a clinical Flow Cytometry laboratory required.
Able to work independently, solves technical and procedural problems with minimal supervision.
Must possess or provide proof of certification or certification eligibility for MT (ASCP), CLS (ASCP), MLS (ASCP), CLS (NCA/ASCP), or MT (AMT).

Work Type: 

Full Time


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