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Clinical Histocompatibility Scientist

Company: Eurofins USA
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Company Description

DPT Eurofins has a national reputation for its expertise in providing comprehensive laboratory services to meet the unique testing needs of the transplant community. It is committed to servicing the transplant community with regional high complexity testing labs in numerous states throughout the U.S. Each lab is focused and equipped to perform donor eligibility testing for both STAT and routine testing, utilizing state of the art technology with FDA licensed test kits and reagents. All of our laboratories are staffed with a dedicated and professional team of laboratory technologists and support staff.

Eurofins DPT Inc. is searching for a Clinical Histocompatibility Scientist to work in Honolulu, HI.

Job Description

Clinical Histocompatibility Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following :
Perform laboratory assays in accordance with Viracor-IBT's standard operating procedures
Operate, calibrate and maintain all laboratory equipment and instruments according to standard operating procedures to ensure quality results
Maintain adequate inventory of supplies, reagents and materials
Accept or reject test results in accordance with standard operating procedures
Document remedial action, troubleshooting, quality assurance activities and instrument maintenance
Adhere to established processing timelines
Adhere to all quality and safety standards
Other duties as assigned by management
Specific to HLA, in addition to the above:
Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) typing using serology and molecular methods
Perform Cytotoxic Crossmatching,
Flow Cytomerty Crossmatching
Antibody screening
Antibody Specificity Analysis
Spleen and Lymph Node Isolation
Able to select the proper specimen for the procedure given
Able to distinguish normal from abnormal results
Utilize data to evaluate accuracy of results
Apply problem-solving techniques to identify and correct procedural errors, identify instrument malfunction and institute appropriate corrective measures under supervision
Follow laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining accurate and complete records
Participate in rotational On-Call duties during weekends and holidays
Promptly and courteously answerthe phone and assistclients and coordinators with their inquiries
The ideal candidate will possess:
Excellent time management and organizational skills
High level of integrity and honesty in performing tests, documenting test results and maintaining patient, client, employee and laboratory business confidentiality
Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels of the organization
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail
Analytical judgment, problem solving skills, and accuracy

Qualifications

BS or BA in biological, physical or chemical science
1 - 2 years of clinical laboratory experiencepreferred
Willing to work with potentially infectious human blood and body fluids
Ability to work with automated and manual platforms
Must possess skills required for aseptic techniques
Intermediate level of proficiency with PC based software programs
Must be licensedas a Clinical Laboratory Scientist or Clinical Histocompatibility Scientist
Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full-time 1st shift, Monday - Friday with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Honolulu, HI or Los Angeles, CA are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

Please be aware that this role will require access to a site that requires COVID-19 vaccination or exemption from vaccination requirements. Prior to starting work in this position, employees must show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination or exemption from vaccination requirements. Exemptions will be granted as warranted by medical contraindications, disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Keywords: Eurofins USA, Honolulu , Clinical Histocompatibility Scientist, Healthcare , Honolulu, Hawaii

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