Sr. Medical Technologist
Job location: Miami, FL
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-10-13
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The department of Medicine, division of Hematology is actively seeking a Sr. Medical Technologist. The Sr. Medical Technologist will provide bone marrow / stem cell processing, cell counts, inventory control, record keeping, and issuing of cellular therapy products for infusion. The position will perform routine and non-routine testing, blood component preparation, quality control, inventory control, equipment QC, manual and computer documentation as part of daily job function. They will work closely with the laboratory manager to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local licensure regulations.
Process cellular therapy products for the intent of infusion to patients. Process blood samples and perform basic tests and laboratory procedures. Calculate final cellular characteristics of cellular therapy products. Set up, adjust, maintain and clean medical laboratory equipment to ensure that it is operating efficiently and providing accurate results. Utilize sterile technique for the collection, processing, storing, and distributing of cellular therapy products. Maintain detailed documentation of procedural steps performed to ensure conformity to specification. Deliver test results to laboratory manager / laboratory director, physicians, or research personnel. Transport cellular therapy products between clinical site and CTL. Receive cellular therapy products from external donor sites. Perform other duties as assigned.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.
- Associate in Science degree required.
- Maintain current/ valid State of Florida Medical Technologist license in the areas of: Hematology, Chemistry, Immunohematology, Immunology and Microbiology required.
- Minimum 1 year of relevant experience required.
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
- Competency in technical ability with knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of medical technology
- Problem solving and multi-tasking skills
- High degree of testing accuracy and laboratory techniques and sterile technique
- Good decision making and ability to prioritize
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Ability to take direction and work with minimum of supervision.
- Excellent organizational and record keeping skills with limited clerical errors.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Strong computer skills is preferred
The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.
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