Flow Cytometry Analyst - 5431 in Nashville, TN at PathGroup

Date Posted: 12/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

WORK SCHEDULE:

Monday-Friday (rotating Saturdays): 8:00am-4:30pm

JOB SUMMARY:

The Flow Cytometry Analyst is responsible for daily data analysis and technical interpretation of all flow cytometry data generated in the clinical flow cytometry laboratory. Testing areas include leukemia and lymphoma phenotyping, PNH testing, and stem cell enumeration. Assistance in specific laboratory projects as deemed appropriate by the clinical flow cytometry management and staff. Communicates with pathologists regarding test results and interpretation. Works with management personnel to ensure efficient and technically correct systems and procedures are in place in the clinical cytometry laboratory. 

 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs all duties of a Flow Cytometry Technologist I without assistance from Flow Cytometry Technologist III. Displays satisfactory clinical competency on standard procedures.
  • Must perform within the productivity expectations as set forth by current departmental guidelines.
  • Assists in documentation and maintaining effective department QA programs and monitors.
  • Assists in the training of new employees and trainees in accordance with department protocols and company guidelines.
  • Validates new methods.
  • Handles CAP surveys.
  • Addresses client concerns.
  • Exercise all laboratory safety precautions and adhere to lab procedures as stated in procedure manuals.
  • Prepare and present case studies and/or continuing education activities.
  • Assists in the development and implementation of training, QA programs and department protocols.
  • Work in collaboration with other departments within PathGroup and its subsidiaries.
  • Must be familiar with Corporate Compliance Program and Corporate Policies.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with other departments within PathGroup and subsidiaries.
  • Nothing in the job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION & LICENSURE:

  • Bachelors of Science Degree required.
  • National certification by the American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as a Medical Technologist (MT) or as Clinical Laboratory Specialist in Cytometry (SCYM).
  • Must hold a valid Tennessee Medical Laboratory License.
  • Maintains appropriate continuing education for certification and licensure.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least one year Flow Cytometry experience preferred.