Senior Technologist, Flow Cytometry Laboratory

VCU Health System

Richmond, Virginia, USA

The Flow Cytometry Technologist Senior (FCT Sr.) performs the duties of a technical specialist in the Flow Cytometry Laboratory. 

The FCT Sr. is responsible for clinical testing and results reporting in the Flow Cytometry laboratory and assists the supervisor in the coordination of quality control procedures, trouble shooting, maintenance of procedure manuals, training and documentation, method evaluations.
Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire: Certified as a Medical Technologist (MT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) or Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) by the National Credentialing Agency (NCA) or equivalent ASCP Specialty or Categorical certification. SCYM certification preferred. 

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment: Current MT(ASCP) or MLS(ASCP) or CLS(NCA) or equivalent ASCP Specialty or Categorical certification. 

Experience REQUIRED: Minimum of three (3) years of clinical work experience as a Medical Technologist in a Flow Cytometry laboratory. 

Experience PREFERRED Education/training REQUIRED:   Bachelor’s Degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (BSCLS) from an accredited program OR a Bachelor's Degree in a Biological Science* in addition to graduation from an NAACLS-accredited CLS/MT certificate program OR Bachelor’s Degree in a Biological Science with 8 or more years of on the job training in a hospital health care environment in a specific lab discipline performing high complexity testing in blood banking, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, immunology and clinical microscopy (categorical or generalist certification required).*unless grandfathered under previous hiring requirements or Ph.D. or foreign trained MD 

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