Supervisor – HLA/Immunogenetics Lab (31907), University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Supervisor – HLA/Immunogenetics Lab (31907), University of
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The Supervisor is responsible for daily operations of the HLA laboratory performing state-of-the-art histocompatibility testing for HLA typing, crossmatching and antibody screens. Testing methodologies include PCR-SSOP, PCR-SSP, cytotoxicity, Luminex micro bead assays, flow cytometry, DNA sequencing and bone marrow engraftment analysis.
1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college in Medical Technology, Biology, Microbiology or Chemistry, or equivalent is required. MT ASCP or ASHI CHT required. ASHI CHS preferred.
2. A minimum of five years progressively responsible experience as a Technologist within the specific laboratory unit, performing laboratory testing and evaluation duties, or equivalent, is required. In addition, a minimum of one year lead worker responsibility, overseeing the work of Medical Technologists and laboratory support personnel is required.
3. Proficient knowledge of clinical laboratory process, testing and analytical procedures, techniques.and quality assurance.
4. Knowledge of supervisory skills and directing the work of Medical Technologists and lower level laboratory staff, assign work priorities, audit work quality, orient and train, evaluate and discipline appropriately as directed by the Laboratory Associate Administrator.
5. Proficiency in use of computerized systems for tracking and evaluating laboratory test results and managing patient information, and for calibrating laboratory equipment.
6. Ability to read, write, speak English and perform mathematical and statistical operations for recording and evaluating lab results, including, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.
7. Ability to handle potentially infectious materials, such as, blood and body fluid specimens observing proper safety regulations and procedures.
8. Effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary in order to work with medical or nursing staff, resolve problems and concerns regarding specimens or lab tests, assure effective work of laboratory staff through guidance and training, and to properly record and evaluate test results and quality control statistics.
Req ID: 31907