MEDICAL LAB SCIENTIST, ADVANCED (3rd shift)
Perform a variety of routine and complex technical tasks in the performance of laboratory tests to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Job duties are dependent on the laboratory and may be composed of a combination of the following duties and responsibilities related to the specialization. Tasks are performed according to written procedures and policies with careful monitoring of quality control and quality assurance practices.A position is available for a technologist in an expanding transplantation immunology program located on Duke University’s gothic campus approximately 2 ½ hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains and the North Carolina Crystal Coast, and adjacent to the famous Research Triangle Park. The Clinical Transplantation Immunology Laboratory is a full service laboratory supporting kidney, lung, heart, liver, pancreas, VCA, intestine, and stem cell transplant programs.
Graduates of 4 year programs in medical technology or biological sciences are encouraged to apply. CHS or CHT certification is preferred. The positions are full-time with an outstanding benefits package. Pay is commensurate with experience and education. All technologists in the laboratory share on-call responsibilities and have the opportunity to rotate through molecular HLA typing (rSSOP-Luminex, RT-PCR, and NGS), flow cytometric cross matching, and antibody analyses (Luminex and flow cytometry) sections. In addition to clinical testing services, the lab supports and participates in clinical research.Minimum Qualifications
EducationBachelors of Science/Bachelor of Arts in Chemical, Physical, Biological or Clinical Laboratory Science; or Medical Technology. Generalist certification required for General labs. Generalist/Specialty certification required for specialty labs.
ExperienceTwo years experience as a certified MLS.
Degrees, Licensures, CertificationsGeneralist/Specialty Certification by a nationally recognized board/agency (required). Certification will vary depending on laboratory. Advanced degree (MS or higher) accepted in lieu of certification.
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