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Tissue Typing Specialist - 2nd - Core Lab

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Date: Mar 11, 2017

Location: Charlotte, NC, US, 28208

Company: Carolinas HealthCare System

Job Req ID: 121618

Position Number: 00011740

Employment Type: Full Time

Shift: Day

Shift Details: 2nd Shift, 330p - 12a; M - F, rotating weekends

Standard Hours: 40.00

Department Name: Core Lab - Immunology

Location: Carolinas Medical Center

Location Details:  Core Lab




Job Summary
Performs and supervises routine, complex, and special Laboratory procedures. Recognizes unusual results and difficulties while performing, supervising, or implementing procedures and makes required corrections. Teaches others the performance of routine and special procedures. Monitors for quality, efficiency, and safety in the performance of technical functions and for the proper handling of specimens, supplies and equipment.

Essential Functions



  • Updates procedures in the section policy and procedure manuals.
  • Assesses the urgency of a test and uses this assessment to prioritize the workload.
  • Analyzes test results for critical values and immediately reports and documents.
  • Prepares specimens for testing, verifies patient identification on samples and requests before testing, and applies rules of specimen rejection and arranges for recollection.
  • Uses and maintains equipment and instruments used in test performance and in work area. Performs minor troubleshooting.
  • Prepares reagents for test performance.
  • Calculates, reports, and records test results with accuracy.
Physical Requirements
Works in a busy environment around physicians, technologists, and other hospital teammates. Works in an area which contains biohazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire, and mechanical hazards. May be required to stoop, reach and lift light (20 pound) to moderately heavy (50 pound) loads.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelors Degree in life sciences required. Master’s degree, ASCP or ABHI Registered Technologist with a minimum of 2 years of experience in histocompatibility testing or flow cytometry preferred.





At Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.


As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.


Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte

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