At Stony Brook Medicine, a Clinical Laboratory Technologist is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population.
Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.
Duties of a Clinical Laboratory Technologist may include but are not limited to the following:
Has line responsibility for preparation (assessing specimen acceptability) and testing (routine and STAT) of tissue samples for human histocompatibility testing procedures for solid organ or hematopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Testing includes HLA typing by serological and molecular methods (SSP & SSO-Luminex), serum HLA antibody detection (screen ID and SA by Luminex) and donor-recipient crossmatch (AHG-CDC) testing. Will report any problems pertaining to this testing to the attention of the lead tech, lab supervisor and or lab director.
Required to follow all quality control/assurance and safety protocols including reagent preparation, equipment maintenance, required documentation, attendance at laboratory recertification class and continuing education requirements (12 credit hours/annually).
Required to support 24/7 coverage of lab services to organ transplant programs.
Assists in the setting up of equipment and procedures, modifications and update of existing procedures and development of overall departmental procedure manuals.
Assists in the development and implementation of a routine preventative maintenance program for equipment in the clinical laboratories.
All other duties as assigned.
SL-1: NYS licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility including provisional/limited permit eligibility with 0-2 years of demonstrated relevant experience. SL-2: NYS licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility including provisional/limited permit eligibility with 2-5 years of demonstrated relevant experience. SL-3: NYS licensure as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist or documented eligibility, including provisional/limited permit eligibility with a minimum 6 years demonstrated relevant experience.
Preferred : Experience in molecular tissue typing and molecular engraftment analysis. Certification as a Histocompatibility Technologist by the American Board for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics, CHT (ABHI) and or the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) as a Medical Laboratory Scientist, MLS (ASCP). Documentation of histocompatibility work experience in an ASHI/CAP accredited laboratory performing high-complexity testing under CLIA '88 Regulations as currently modified.
Special Notes:Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.
Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.
All Hospital positions maybe subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary.
This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
This function/position maybe designated as "essential." This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.
Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements:
Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services*
Complete electronic reference check with a minimum of three (3) professional references.
Successfully complete a 5 panel drug screen*
Successfully complete a Background Check investigation.
Provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s).
Failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
*The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination .
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Official Job Title: TH Clinical Laboratory Technologist II/III/IV
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Tissue Typing-Stony Brook University Hospital
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