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Histocompatibility Tech, Human Leukocyte Antigen Lab

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Winston Salem, NC, United States
Job ID: 74016
Job Family: Laboratory Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Full time - Days - hours may change depending on current need. - speak with hiring manager
Remote Opportunity: No
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 12531085039037-Human Leukocyte Antigen Lab

Overview

Histocompatibility Technologist

At Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, we take pride in offering a dynamic and fulfilling work environment. Joining our team means becoming an essential part of a leading healthcare institution that is committed to providing exceptional patient care and advancing medical research.

Performs patient testing for multiple transplant programs under supervision of Laboratory Director and Manager. After completion of training, candidate is expected to fit into lab 24 hour on call rotation. HLA technologist is expected to learn all facets of histocompatibility testing.

Position Highlights

  • Shift Schedule:  Full time Days  - Ability to take 24 hour on call and work independently at all hours
  • Department:  Human Leukocyte Antigen Lab
  • Location:  Winston Salem, NC - Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center 

What We Offer:

  • Day 1 Health Coverage: Amazing health insurance with the option of copay or HSA eligible plans
  • Wellness Incentives: Up to $1,350/year in wellness incentives through our LiveWELL program
  • Education: Eligible for our Prepaid College Tuition Assistance program (up to $5,250/year)!
  • Parental Benefits: Six weeks paid birthing-mother maternity leave & four weeks paid parental leave
  • Retirement: Up to 7% employer-paid retirement contributions

Education/Experience/Certifications to Qualify:   

  • Bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution
  • Master's degree or Doctoral preferred
  • Certified Histocompatibility Technologist (CHT) by examination through the Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics (ABHI) preferred

Essential Functions

  • Performs procedures in accordance with the Histocompatibility Laboratory Procedures Manual. 
  • Demonstrates proficiency with authorized assays.
  • Performs the following tests: Molecular HLA Class I and Class II typing using SSP, Real Time PCR and NGS (Next Generation Sequencing); perform flow cytometric crossmatch; and HLA Class I and Class II antibody identifications using latex bead microarray.
  • Acquires and maintains inventory of supplies, stock, working reagents and equipment required for laboratory work.
  • Maintains laboratory records as required by local, state and federal agencies.
  • Provides direction and guidance to support personnel.
  • Performs other related duties.

Work Environment: Comfortable, well lit, open lab space. Weekly rotation to different benches within the HLA lab.