Sanford Health

Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLA) Technologist - Transplant Lab

Location
Fargo, North Dakota
Salary
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Posted
Jul 25, 2019
Ref
09550
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term

Job Title: Human Leukocyte Antigens (HLA) Technologist | Transplant Lab | Fargo

City: Fargo

State: ND

Department *: * Transplant Lab - Bench Laboratory - Fargo

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 8 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Perform complex histocompatibility testing, including serologic and molecular methods of tissue typing, antibody screening and identification, and donor cross matching. Interpret and evaluate histocompatibility data and apply this to donor-recipient matching for solid organ transplantation.
Routine patient testing, including patient preparation, specimen handling, and processing. Be able to perform emergent patient testing independently in an on-call situation. Record, interpret and report test results. Review of quality control records, proficiency testing results, and preventative maintenance records. Performance of instrument maintenance and function checks. Assessment of test performance through testing previously analyzed specimens, internal blind testing samples or external proficiency testing samples. May be required for some additional shift flexibility including designated on-call responsibility.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Works with quality assurance methods, tools and techniques. Strives to complete assignments according to established quality measures. Helps promote collaboration across generations, functions, regions, and levels. Demonstrates experience engendering collaborative processes that lead to problem solving and the achievement of business goals. Delivers written and oral communication, responds to questions and concerns, and produce specific outcomes and impact. Creates reports for management and/or research using internal and external transplant systems. Adheres to relevant policies and ethics for clinical laboratory testing. Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

DEPARTMENT DETAILS

This is a full-time position in our Transplant Lab that does require an on-call rotation.

QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's degree in
Clinical Laboratory Science required.
Three years'
experience in a clinical laboratory setting preferred.
Certification from
the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics as a Certified
Histocompatibility
Technologist (CHT)
is preferred.
Will obtain and
maintain any continuing education credits equivalent to the requirements of
applicable state licensure law(s).
If working in North
Dakota (ND), must be licensed by the ND Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice.
If working in
Minnesota (MN), must have passed a national certification exam for Medical
Technologist (MT), Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) or Clinical Laboratory
Scientist (CLS) through the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.
Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.
We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.
In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.
We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.
We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.
The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.
We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.
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City: Fargo

State: ND

Job Function: Allied Health

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: WD09550

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