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Medical Laboratory Scientist - FLOW - 2pm-10:30pm

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Allied Health
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Hematopathology COO 711060
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138775 Requisition #
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The laboratory handles all clinical samples for immunophenotyping, DNA and cell cycle analysis by flow cytometry. The samples include peripheral blood, bone marrow, body fluid, stem cell (apheresis) products and solid tissues. The majority of samples are from patients with hematological malignancies as immunophenotyping is an essential tool for diagnosis, classification and monitoring of leukemia and lymphoma. All samples are processed within hours on the day of receipt, and final data are reviewed and reported by hematopathologists with interpretative comments. 

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES
Performs all laboratory testing specific to the assigned section  
- Remains knowledgeable and competent for all policies, procedures and protocols.
- Ensures and verifies quality control data is performed and reported for all tests.
- Maintains laboratory equipment.
- Maintains competency in computer functions in assigned areas.
- Follows section’s inventory control system to assure effective use of supplies and reagents.
- Completes testing in timely manner.
- Complies with safety guidelines and procedures and adheres to regulatory mandates.
- Remains responsible and accountable for all actions.

Enhances productivity and laboratory lab functions by demonstrating dependability

- Adjusts, prioritizes, and organizes work to achieve maximum productivity to meet the workload demands of the section.
- Adheres to attendance policy, begins work as scheduled.
- Works independently, utilizes resources available to maximize efficiency.

Assists in the development of laboratory personnel and tests, to enhance laboratory functions  
- Participates in process improvement projects.


Computer Skills   

- Maintains proficiency on computer functions in the lab processes.
- Properly acquires specimen data into computer system(s).
- Analyzes and evaluates patient results correctly and appropriately.
- Stores patient information and results to allow easy future access as required.

Bachelor's degree -OR- Bachelor's degree in Molecular Genetic Technology -OR - completion of an accredited Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science program. With Bachelor's degree, one year clinical lab experience. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

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