Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical or biological science and certification by the ASCP or NCA as a Medical Technologist (MT), or Medical Laboratory Technicician (MLT) or Clinical Laboratory Scientiest (CLS) OR
Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical or biological science AND one year experience performing laboratory duties in an ASHI or CAP accredited HLA lab and eligibility to sit for the certification test by the ASCP or NCA as an MT, MLT, CLS or sit for the certification test by the American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI) as a Certified Histocompatibility Technologist (CHT); must become certified within one year of being eligible to sit for the certification test.
General knowledge of Federal regulations and inspection and inspection agency standards governing clinical laboratories.
General knowledge of laboratory terminology, equipment, materials and techniques, regulations and safety.
Skill in handling of laboratory specimens, record keeping and laboratory equipment.
General knowledge of and skill in application of information management and computer applications.
Effective communication skills.
General knowledge of mathematics, chemistry, immunology and immunogenetics.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions accurately, and operate and maintain standard laboratory equipment.
Ability to work independently within established guidelines, to adjust to rapidly changing priorities, and apply problem-solving skills.
Ability to demonstrate performance of job duties to trainees.
Demonstrate personal integrity, efficiency, and ability to adjust to rapidly changing testing priorities.
Ability to work in a multi-tasking environment and display technical skills at many different workstations throughout the laboratory.
Skill in preparing appropriate laboratory reagents, solutions and media used in the lab; organizing and maintaining lab supplies.
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation.
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