Lead Technologist - Transplant Lab

Einstein Healthcare Network Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 2 weeks ago

Einstein Healthcare Network is a private, not for profit organization with several major facilities and many outpatient centers. Our primary mission is to provide compassionate, high quality healthcare to the greater Philadelphia region.

Einstein Healthcare Network promotes wellness. Research has shown that smoking is dangerous to the health of smokers and to others. Einstein campuses are Tobacco and Smoke Free.In this role you will be responsible for:Performs high complexity laboratory analysis for transplantation including HLA typing, HLA antibody testing and crossmatching according to standard operating procedures

Prepares reagents and performs daily instrument and laboratory maintenance

Assists the supervisor with operations/management activities as assigned

Serves as acting supervisor in the supervisor?s absence

Reviews and releases results produced by other technologists

Acts as a technical resource and trainer for new and less experienced technologists

Assists in the selection, evaluation and implementation of new methods and technologies

Maintains laboratory records according to good documentation practices and in a confidential manner

Complies with all standards and regulations that apply to the HLA LaboratorySupports and participates the quality program

Assists in oversight of proficiency testing, equipment maintenance, reagent verification and complaint/incident investigation

Participates in staff evaluations

Communicates effectively with the supervisor and director

Although there is no direct patient contact, the lead technologist must be familiar with UNOS requirements for transplant candidate listing and the listing procedures of the Transplant Program at Albert Einstein Medical CenterDuties include routine day shift and rotating weekend and 24/7/365 on call coverage for pre-transplant testing

If you possess the following qualifications, please apply immediately:Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences required5 years experience in a clinical laboratory required at least 2 of which must be in an HLA laboratoryCHT certification is requiredCHS certification preferred

Physical Demands:Physical

Frequent standing, sitting, occasional bending stooping crouching and turning; good manual dexterity required for manipulating dispensers and performing analyses; occasional lifting and carrying supplies up to 25 lbs

Visual Requirements:
Near vision, color vision and ability to view through a microscope required; frequent exposure to computer terminals

Hearing Requirements:
Ability to hear normal conversation and telephone communications

Working Conditions: Laboratory setting; frequent exposure to infectious diseases in a controlled environment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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Lead Technologist - Transplant Lab

Einstein Healthcare Network