• Clinical Technologist II - Certified

    Job ID
    14555
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Company
    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
    Location
    US-WA-Seattle
    Category
    Allied Health
  • Overview

    Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) brings together the leading research teams and cancer specialists of Fred Hutch, Seattle Children’s, and UW Medicine. One extraordinary group whose sole mission is the pursuit of better, longer, richer lives for our patients. SCCA's purpose is to provide state-of-the-art, patient and family centered care; support the conduct of cancer clinical research and education; enhance access to improved cancer interventions; and advance the standard of cancer care regionally and beyond.


    This Clinical Technologist II position is a full time opening in the Cytogenetics Laboratory. Our focus is on cancer cytogenetics, primarily for patients with hematopoietic disorders. The hematopoietic stem cell transplant program at the SCCA brings in an interesting and challenging patient population. Our lab is growing rapidly and we have many opportunities to develop leading edge technologies.

    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 in the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
    • Performs regular maintenance and troubleshooting on analytical instruments
    • Complete projects with minimal supervision
    • Perform specialized operational duties
    • Shares learned information Performs laboratory quality controls measurements

    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 medical laboratory technology courses or 24 semester hours of science courses that include 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 is each specialty in which the individual performs high complexity testing.
    • Minimum of 2 years of clinical lab or research experience
    • Certification through ASCP in Molecular Biology and/or Cytogenetics
    • 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:

    • Prior experience in a clinical cytogenetics laboratory

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, 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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