Hoxworth Blood Center is an independent community blood center, dedicated to the promotion of research and education in transfusion medicine and cell therapies.
The Transplantation Immunology laboratory at Hoxworth Blood Center provides histocompatibility testing for Greater Cincinnati’s growing solid organ and stem cell transplant programs. The desired candidate for the Clinical Laboratory Scientist I position will have experience in serology, flow cytometry, and molecular techniques. On the job training can be provided for the right candidate. Computer skills, good communication, and the ability to work independently are required. Position requires participation in all aspects of TID laboratory operations.
This position will be trained on 1st shift and will be assigned to the 3rd shift after training is completed.
Comply with cGMP requirements (in appropriate areas) regarding test interpretation and validity of results.
Communicate and report test results to external customers, as well as internal.
Respond to other healthcare professionals’ questions regarding results
Clerically process incoming patient blood samples. Compose written case reports for hospital patient referrals, when appropriate.
Prepare laboratory reagents. Develop and perform reagent evaluation studies and other special projects with supervisory review.
Quarantine and discard blood products with positive test results, when appropriate.
Maintain equipment and clean, safe work area.
Assume on-call responsibilities, as required.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology, Medical Laboratory Sciences, or other related biological science.
Four (4) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.
Some labs require MLT(ASCP), MLS(ASCP), MT(ASCP), BB(ASCP), or SBB(ASCP).
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Continuously
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Often
Hearing, listening - Often
Talking - Often
Standing - Often
Walking - Often
Bending - Often
Reaching overhead - Often
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
Stooping - Seldom
Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
Kneeling, squatting - Seldom
Crouching - Seldom
Pulling, pushing - Seldom
Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Seldom
Lifting - over 50 pounds - Seldom
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
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