• Lead Flow Cytometry & Medical Technologist

    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(10/8/2018 12:20 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Lead Flow Cytometry & Medical Technologist, Transplant/Apheresis Department, Full-Time, Day Shift, University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, IL


    We're hiring a Lead Flow Cytometry & Medical Technologist for the Transplant/Apheresis Department in a full-time, day Shift at the University of Chicago Medicine in Hyde Park, Chicago, Illinois!


    The Lead Flow Cytometry & Medical Technologist in the Advanced Cellular Therapeutics Facility (ACT Facility) functions as a hospital staff member, under the direction of a facility manager and director.


    In this dynamic role, you will collect, evaluate, process, preserve and re-infuse unique cells that are vital to patient recovery and survival. This individual will also be responsible for the operation and acquisition of data from the flow cytometry instrument, as well as the maintenance of the flow cytometer. The Lead Flow Cytometry & Medical Technologist operates and acquires data from the flow cytometry instrument, which is reviewed and prepared for reports. This individual maintains the proper functioning of the flow cytometer, and aims for expertise in all aspects of flow cytometry for use in our clinical trial portfolio.


    Required Qualifications:

    • BA or BS, required. Master’s degree highly preferred.
    • Minimum 5 years of flow cytometry experience required. Experience with flow cytometry analysis using clinical specimen preferred.
    • Prior cellular therapy processing preferred but not required
    • 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 collaborators.
    • Ability to act in a professional manner with individuals at all levels.
    • Ability to work independently and in team efforts.
    • Knowledge and ability to use automated and conventional laboratory equipment.
    • Considerable skill in maintaining records and files.
    • High degree of computer literacy, knowledge and ability to use laboratory/hospitals information systems is preferred.
    • Possess good analytical capabilities
    • Availability to work some evenings, weekends, and holidays 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.


    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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