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Are you an experienced Medical Lab Professional? Are you looking to looking to embark on a new challenge in your career? If so, LabCorp wants to speak with you about exciting opportunities to join our team as a Flow Cytometry Technologist in Brentwood, TN. In this position you will work in a fast paced, customer focused, and challenging environment
The Flow Cytometry Technologist will perform high complexity testing pursuant to established and approved protocols requiring the exercise of independent judgment and responsibility. Duties include overseeing the maintenance of equipment and records, and the performance of quality activities related to test performance.
The work schedule for this position will be 1st Shift (Tuesday - Saturday 11:30am - 8:00pm).
Prepares cell suspensions and performs cell counts on all specimens designated for immunophenotyping.
Stains aliquots of cell suspensions with designated panels of fluorescent antibodies for immunophenotyping.
Operates flow cytometer instruments and acquires the data necessary for all immunophenotyping tests provided by the Flow Cytometry Laboratory.
Stains cell suspensions and acquires data on the flow cytometer for analysis.
Analyzes data using approved protocols and software.
Runs daily standard checks for instrument alignment and reagent QC on the flow cytometers.
Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria
Perform routine and complex technical procedures and functions according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures
Monitor, operate and troubleshoot instrumentation to ensure proper functionality
Demonstrate the ability to make technical decisions regarding testing and problem solving
Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls
Report accurate and timely test results in order to deliver quality patient care
Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors or unusual results
Provide guidance to technical staff with the analysis and interpretation of final results
Perform new test procedures and/or methods and provide feedback based on your findings
Assist with training and orientation of new employees as needed
Perform and document preventive maintenance and quality control procedures
Identify and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary
Assist with processing of specimens when needed
Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment
Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Lab Science, Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science
Minimum of 1 year of clinical laboratory testing experience is required for the Technologist level
Certified Medical Laboratory Technician is acceptable for this position as well.
ASCP or AMT certification is preferred
Tennessee state license if preferred but not required
Flow Cytometry experience is a plus
Demonstrated success in clinical testing technical proficiency and scientific knowledge
Advanced knowledge and understanding of specific laboratory and/or department functions
Ability to exercise judgment to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Proficient with computers and familiarity with laboratory information systems
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs
If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!