Technical Specialist, Immunology, First Shift

Job Description

Technical Specialist, First Shift, Immunology Department

UC Health is hiring a full-time Technical Specialist for the immunology department for first shift at University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

The Technical Specialist provides technical expertise and specialized technical skills that support research, implementation, and evaluation of new and existing laboratory analyses, technical and educational support for testing personnel and laboratory management, is responsible for directing the technical competency programs and for establishing correlation of existing methodologies and works closely with the Medical Director and the Technical Consultant to ensure quality services.

About University of Cincinnati Medical Center

As part of the Clifton Campus of UC Health, Greater Cincinnati's academic health system, University of Cincinnati Medical Center has served Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky for nearly 200 years. Each year, hundreds of thousands of patients receive care from our world-renowned clinicians and care team. Our experts utilize the most advanced medical knowledge and technology available, providing a level of specialty and subspecialty medical care that is not available anywhere else in Greater Cincinnati.

UC Medical Center is also home to medical breakthroughs- our physician experts conduct basic, translational and clinical research, leading to new therapies and care protocols, and connecting patients to the latest and most advanced treatments. UC Medical Center houses Greater Cincinnati's only Level I adult trauma center, which includes the right mix of specialist and medical resources available at a moment's notice for a wide variety of the most complex medical conditions and injuries.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities
  • Ensures technical competency of staff through the establishment of training and competency evaluation programs. Provides continuing education programs in the technical specialty across all UC Health hospitals.
  • Provides advice and support to resolve technical issues including instrument malfunctions.
  • Develops and implements new testing methods. Evaluates and makes recommendations for new instrumentation to UC Health Lab Steering Committee.
  • Develops and implements technical quality assurance programs. Review and evaluates quality assurance reports to ensure compliance.
  • Develops and directs the efforts to ensure correlation of data across testing methods and locations. Reviews and evaluates these efforts to ensure compliance.
  • Reviews standards established by accrediting agencies to ensure compliance. Initiates new policies and procedures when appropriate.
  • Ensures participation in accredited proficiency programs. Reviews and evaluates results of proficiency programs and initiates corrective action when indicated.
  • Performs duties of a Medical Technologist II as required.


Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum Required: Bachelor's Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science, or Medical Technology.
  • MT(ASCP) or MLS (ASCP) certification required.
  • A minimum of three year's experience in specialty area.

Join our team as a Technical Specialist in our immunology department and work alongside the best and brightest clinical teams collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

Join our team to BE UC Health. Be Extraordinary. Be Supported. Be Hope. Apply Today!

About UC Health

UC Health is an integrated academic health system serving Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. In partnership with the University of Cincinnati, UC Health combines clinical expertise and compassion with research and teaching-a combination that provides patients with options for even the most complex situations. Members of UC Health include: UC Medical Center, West Chester Hospital, Daniel Drake Center for Post-Acute Care, Bridgeway Pointe Assisted Living, University of Cincinnati Physicians and UC Health Ambulatory Services (with more than 900 board-certified clinicians and surgeons), Lindner Center of HOPE and several specialized institutes including: UC Gardner Neuroscience Institute and the University of Cincinnati Cancer Center. Many UC Health locations have received national recognition for outstanding quality and patient satisfaction. Learn more at uchealth.com.

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.