• Clinical Technologist I

    Job ID
    14288
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Laboratory Research Sciences
  • Overview

    The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.


    The Clinical Technologist I performs lab tests and processes on patient samples, which involves operating analytical instruments, compiling and verifying the accuracy of clinical data and complying with the Laboratory QA/QC program. This position is for work in the Pharmacokinetics Lab. This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead continuous disruptive innovations in the fight against cancer.

     

    Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday; 8am-5pm

    Responsibilities

    • Handles biological specimens and products; performs clinical assays and lab processes by following the Standard Operating Procedures
    • Operates analytical instruments, compiles and analyzes clinical data, verifies its accuracy and reports results
    • Performs laboratory quality controls measurements
    • Prepares reagents and materials for clinical procedures
    • Enters patient and specimen information and results into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
    • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments

    Qualifications

    Required:

    • A Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution OR an associate degree in a laboratory science or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution or equivalent education and training that includes 24 semester hours of science courses that includes six semester hours of chemistry, six semester hours of biology and twelve semester hours of chemistry, biology or medical laboratory technology in any combination AND have laboratory training that includes completion of a clinical laboratory training program approved or accredited by an HHS-approved organization, or at least 3 months documented laboratory training in each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing
    • Must obtain ASCP certification within 15 months of hire
    • Proficiency with email, spreadsheets, and word processing
    • Manual computation skills
    • Ability to communicate verbally in person, on the phone, and in writing in a clear, concise and professional manner
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to work in a high pressure, time-sensitive, and complex health care environment
    • Ability to identify and triage issues appropriately
    • Familiarity with medical terminology


    Preferred:

    • One year of clinical lab or research
    • ASCP or equivalent certification is preferred
    • Medical Laboratory Scientist, Medical Technologist or an equivalent certification
    • Gas Chromatography or liquid chromatography experience

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) Employer. We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability (physical or mental), marital or veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.

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