Flow Cytometry Supervisor - Ben Taub Hospital
At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Supervises medical technologists in the performance of clinical flow cytometry testing in a hospital laboratory for various specimens including blood, bone marrow, tissue, body fluids, and cerebrospinal fluid. Assists in the development of new flow cytometry panels and analysis software templates and conducts validation studies according to CAP/CLIA standards. Writes and updates standard operating procedures. Monitoring of quality control, lab supplies, and various record keeping and troubleshooting duties. Performs first review of clinical cases before further review by pathologist. Serves as lab safety coordinator for the Ben Taub laboratory. Collaborates with the hospital safety specialist on laboratory safety related matters.
- Bachelors degree in Medical Technology or related science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics)
Licenses & Certifications:
- Cytometry Certification by ASCP
- Five (5) years of Flow cytometry experience as a Med Tech or Med Tech Specialist in a CAP/CLIA-accredited hospital or clinical laboratory performing clinical flow cytometry.
- One (1) year of Familiarity with BD FACSCanto II instrument and FCS Express software is a plus preferred
- Management Experience:
- One (1) year supervisor experience in Flow Cytometry preferred
Communication Skills: Writing/ Reports
Proficiencies: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, PC
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms
Work Schedule: Flexible
Benefits and EEOC
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