Clinical Lab Srvcs Technician who provides technical electron microscopy (EM) and immunofluorescence (IF) services for pathology specimens received in the Division of Renal Pathology, Department of Pathology; performs routine technical functions related to specimen triaging, processing and preparation; maintains technical competency; performs quality control and quality assurance procedures and processes in accordance with established laboratory policy; assists with maintenance of IF frozen tissue bank and database for IF specimens; assists with supply and reagent orders; assists with laboratory equipment maintenance; assists with laboratory inspection preparedness; ensures compliance with laboratory safety policies and procedures; assists with renal client customer service included but not limited to renal biopsy kit preparation; assists with slide and biopsy paperwork filing; ensures prompt and accurate communications with Renal Pathology faculty, fellows, residents, staff and interdepartmental colleagues; participates in activities to continue professional growth and development; participates in the weekly IF on-call rotation service.
Education and experience
Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory / medical technology school (minimum 24 semester / 36 quarter hours) required to meet CLIA standards for high complexity testing; lab experience desired; working knowledge of the principles, operations and maintenance of laboratory equipment & procedures required; computer literacy required with a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel software programs desired; Histology and cryostat experience desired. Requires successful completion of a background check. Selected candidate may be requested to complete a pre-employment physical including a drug screen.