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MD Anderson Cancer Center Medical Technician II - Cytopathology - 9am-6pm in Houston, Texas

JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES

Performs all job duties in accordance with established protocols

  • Accessions and processes Cytology specimens according to established procedures, assuring proper identification of specimens at all times; assists in procurement and triage of FNA samples as well as provides back up support in procedure rooms if needed

  • Performs technical procedures such as cell block preparations and density gradient preparations for lymphoma marker studies

  • Prepares reagents following precise instructions, sets up the stain hood daily, and assists with equipment maintenance

Generates appropriate QC data per guidelines

  • Evaluates specimen integrity and notifies appropriate personnel of unacceptable specimens in accordance with departmental procedures

  • Performs and documents all required quality control/quality assurance measures according to established policies and procedures, including instrument controls

  • Cleans and disinfects glassware, laboratory equipment and accessories as needed; troubleshoots and services equipment according to specific protocols

    Completes all work assignments in a timely manner.

  • Prioritizes and organizes workflow, adjusting to daily workflows to meet productivity goals of the section and performing other duties as required

  • Remains knowledgeable of processes and pre-analytical procedures enabling efficient trouble shooting and problem solving

  • Assists with monitoring and documenting in the inventory control system while assuring effective use of supplies

Bachelor's degree with major course work in one of the basic sciences. May substitute required education degree with equivalent experience on a one to one basis. It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 130710

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for additional compensation for hours worked beyond your usual schedule, paid at a time and a half rate

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 33,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 49,800

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