Medical Technologist at University of Miami in Miami, Florida

Posted in Other 6 days ago.





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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.


With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.


The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.



$5,000 Sign-On Bonus



The Department of Surgery has an exciting opportunity for a full time Medical Technologist Core Lab in IHL. The incumbent performs tests in any of the lab areas of accreditation; serology / immunology, hematology / immunohematology, microbiology, molecular and/or histocompatibility. Tests are performed on biological specimens to provide data for use in treatment and / or diagnosis of disease. Moreover, the incumbent participates and facilitates quality control, quality assurance, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting and technical validations.



CORE JOB FUNCTIONS



Follows all safety precautions and regulatory rules to safeguard patient confidentiality. Verifies identification of specimen with physicians' orders, prepares specimens for testing, and handles all specimens in a safe and careful manner. Performs instrument maintenance, calibration and verification; as applicable. Performs and verifies quality-control testing, according to procedure, and maintains appropriate data recording. Perform High Complexity Tests adhering to approved Standard Operating Procedures as follows:


Molecular Area:


  • Infectious Disease Testing by PCR using Ingenious / Elitech, Roche / Cobas Ampliprep and Real Time PCR instruments (7500)


  • HLA typing by Sequence Specific Primer Technique (QuantStudio) and Sequence Specific OligoProbe (Luminex)


  • High Resolution HLA Typing, APOL1 and Gene Rearrangement Assays by Next Generation Sequencing.


Immunology Area:


  • Red Blood Cell Typing


  • Flow Cytometry Technique for Immunophenotyping and Cell Activation Panels.


  • Lymphocyte Crossmatch & Endothelial Crossmatch by Flow Cytometry and Complement Dependent Cytotoxicity Assay


  • Solid Phase platform for HLA Antibody Detection and Identification (Luminex)


  • Luminex Panel for Human Cytokine Level Quantification


Core & Serology Area:


  • Mass Spectrophotometry for quantification of Immunosuppressant Drug Levels in blood


  • Manual & Automated ELISA based assays for Infectious Disease Antibody & Antigen detection and / or quantification


  • Other Hematology & Microbiology Procedures





This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.




CORE QUALIFICATIONS





  • Bachelor's / Associate's Degree in relevant field.


  • Florida Medical Technologist License is required.


  • Certified Histocompatibility Technologist / Specialist desired


  • 2 to 5 years of relevant experience desired.


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The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.


UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.


Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.


The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.



Job Status:

Full time



Employee Type:

Staff



Pay Grade:

h85
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