The Specialist is responsible for working with the section supervisor, manager and director(s) to maintain technical and procedural operations in the section and may include a testing bench assignment. This includes, but is not limited to researching, developing and implementing new or improved procedures and instrumentation, performing and/or reviewing quality control, and quality improvement and regulatory/compliance assignments. Assists in project development/implementation, quality assurance, training and competency testing for staff and may assist the Supervisor/Manager in their absence.
The Laboratory Technologist is responsible for accurate and timely processing, testing and resulting. Additional duties include completing tasks, preventive maintenance, quality control and providing customer service. 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.
*Job duties include all aspects of clinical PCR testing and associated molecular testing techniques. Responsibilities also include quality assurance, new method validations, inventory/sample management, technical troubleshooting, and research associated studies.
Histotechnician is responsible for accurately and timely accessioning and tracking, processing ,and testing all types of surgical, cytological and autopsy tissues and fluids. Additional duties include completing tasks, preventive maintenance, quality control and providing customer service.
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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Bachelor's degree or Associates degree in medical laboratory science; or a chemical, physical or biological science from an accredited institution. Prefer American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certified. As of June 1, 2015: If not certified, must be eligible for certification as a Technologist by an approved agency. Certification exam must be completed within 3 years of hire date.
MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Good visual and auditory acuity (Constantly)
Full use of hands and arms (Constantly)
Ability to speak clearly (Constantly)
Ability to lift up to 30 pounds (Occasionally)
laboratory employees must pass color blindness testing.
Internal Number: 26060
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