Flow Cytometry Technologist II - Feigin Center (9a - 6p)

 
Position: Flow Cytometry Technologist II - Feigin Center (9a - 6p)

Job ID: 157110

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Hematology/Oncology Research

Talent Area: Laboratory

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 9a - 6p / Full Time / On-Call 1-2 Times Per Month (Variable)

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Summary:

We are searching for a Flow Cytometry Technologist II— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will work closely with the clinicians and research faculty in the Cancer & Hematology Centers to utilize advanced skills in Flow Cytometry. You will achieve clinical diagnoses and implement research goals for the center and maintain/document all laboratory and equipment to standards set by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). Lastly, you will assist the Cancer Centers faculty, clinicians, postdoctoral fellows, and staff with clinical and related research techniques, learning new instrumentation (Helios CyTOF, BD FACS Symphony, BD Aria Fusion, Sony SH800 sorter etc.) and developing new procedures.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

· Process and run samples (Research and Clinical) on various Flow Cytometers (Analyzers and Sorters)

· Assist researchers in multiparametric flow cytometry panel design, instrument maintenance and trouble-shooting,

· Archive and manage all data to servers daily

· Receive and process various specimens including solid body materials and fluids such as blood, bone marrow, exudates, and scrapings according to established Flow Cytometry procedures

· Prepare results and reports by performing necessary calculations to report to the Medical Director

· Run CAP samples upon receipt and assists in submitting results

· Run quality control checks on all reagents that are obtained from outside sources as well as those made inhouse

· Assist in maintaining a stock of all needed reagents and consumables

· Assist Supervisor in working on Procedures and Validation protocols.



Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences

· Minimum of 3 years of lab experience, including one (1) year of experience

with flow cytometry



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