• Lead Laboratory Quality & Compliance Technologist

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago(2/22/2018 5:41 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-11662
    Benefits Eligible
    Yes
    Shift
    Day
    Type
    Full-Time Regular
    CBA Code
    Non-Union
  • Job Description

    Lead Laboratory Quality & Compliance Technologist (Cell Lab), the Cancer Service Line department, Full Time Days, University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL 

     

    NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center dedicated to clinical brilliance, scientific discovery, and training the nation’s leaders in cancer care is hiring a full-time day shift Lead Laboratory Quality & Compliance Technologist for the Clinical Cell Processing Laboratory (Cell Lab) at University of Chicago Medicine’s main campus in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL.

     

    Join one of the nation’s most renowned academic medical centers, University of Chicago Medicine, in a quality-driven role as the Lead Laboratory Quality & Compliance Technologist within our Cell Lab with our Cancer Service Line.  With over 200 cancer specialists, 400+ leading-edge clinical research trials, and innovative therapies and technology, we’re attacking cancer from every angle. Our employees deliver world-class care in an environment where opinions are respected, decision-making is rewarded and multi-disciplinary teamwork is critical to our success.  Our staff is encouraged to serve as active participants in every aspect of patient care and service, to make a difference every day in the lives of our patients.

     

    In this role, this lead in the Clinical Cell Processing Laboratory (Cell Lab) functions as a hospital staff member who, under the direction of a lab manager and lab director, collects, evaluates, processes, preserves, and re-infuses unique cells that are vital to patient recovery and survival. The incumbent will generate Quality Dashboard Indicators and trending including data analysis. They lead calibrations and verifications on quality systems (perform as well as assign to other techs). The Lead Technologist is responsible for review on a monthly basis of the Cell Lab equipment and environmental monitoring system graphs. The incumbent acts as the liaison for the clinical lab with the program QA manager. They are responsible for the oversight of monthly QA/QC and responsible for supervising QA/QC functions of technologists.    

     

    Lead Laboratory Quality & Compliance Technologist (Cell Lab) Education and Experience Requirements: 

    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited academic body.
    • Having 3 to 5 years of prior clinical experience related to cellular therapy is preferred.
    • Proficiency and familiarity with quality assurance and quality control in the field of cellular therapy is highly preferred.
    • Adaptability to multiple, changing demands is essential and requires exceptional organizational skills and ability to work under potential stressful scenarios.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to deal with multi-disciplinary team, patients, and outside collaborator is expected.
    • The ability to act in a professional manner with individuals at all levels is required.
    • The ability to work independently and in team efforts is required.
    • Knowledge and ability to use automated and conventional laboratory equipment is necessary.
    • Considerable skill in maintaining records and files is required.
    • High degree of computer literacy, knowledge and ability to use laboratory/hospitals information systems is preferred.
    • Must possess good analytical capabilities.
    • The availability to work some evenings, weekends, and holidays is required.

     

    Why Join Us

    We’ve been at the forefront of medicine since 1899. We provide superior healthcare with compassion, always mindful that each patient is a person, an individual. To accomplish this, we need employees with passion, talent and commitment… with patients and with each other. We’re in this together: working to advance medical innovation, serve the health needs of the community, and move our collective knowledge forward. If you’d like to add enriching human life to your profile, The University of Chicago Medicine is for you. Here at the forefront, we’re doing work that really matters. Join us. Bring your passion.

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    Bring your career to the next level at a hospital that is thriving; from patient satisfaction to employee engagement, we are at the Forefront of Medicine. Take advantage of all we have to offer and #BringYourPassiontotheForefront,

    University of Chicago Medicine is growing; discover how you can be a part of this pursuit of excellence at: www.uchospitals.edu/jobs 

    The University of Chicago Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, civil union status, parental status, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status and other legally protected characteristics.

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