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MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Laboratory Scientist - Bone Marrow 12pm - 8:30pm in Houston, Texas

Bone marrow

The Bone Marrow Laboratory is the centralized laboratory for receipt of the majority of inpatient and clinic patient requests for laboratory studies. The bone marrow rotation sequence is organized around the junior faculty model, with emphasis on complex consultation cases and integration of morphology, flow cytometry, cytogenetics, molecular data and outcomes. Specimens reviewed for Cytogenetics, Immunology/ Flow Cytometry, Molecular Laboratories are distributed by the Bone Marrow Laboratory personnel. The Bone Marrow Lab offers a comprehensive bone marrow morphology and interpretation study. Each bone marrow case is reviewed by a hematopathologist with expertise in leukemia or lymphoma studies. The laboratory offers 24-hour consultation and review.

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

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 140594

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 50,800

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 63,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 76,200

  • Science Jobs: No

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