Nationwide Children's Hospital

  • Flow Lab Research and Development Scientist

    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/15/2018 7:41 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-11683
    Category
    Allied Health
  • Overview

    With the founding of a new Diagnostic Immunodeficiency Laboratory at NCH, begins a new chapter in patient care. Be part of the start-up team that leads ground-breaking work in this area. Join an internationally renowned immunologist who has made substantial contributions to clinical service and research in diagnostic immunology, particularly in primary immunodeficiencies. Apply today!

     

     

    The Flow Cytometry Research and Development Scientist works with section director(s) and manager to design experiments for laboratory developed assays, conduct R&D, and develop protocols to verify/validate and implement new clinical assays. From the results of verification/validation studies, helps to implement testing including all aspects of quality control, proficiency testing, reference ranges, etc. Prepares technical materials such as abstracts, annual reports, scientific papers and presentations.  Publishes scientific articles in appropriate refereed journals. 

     

    Responsibilities

    1. Understands and demonstrates Nationwide Children’s Hospital Staff Core Competencies.

       

    2. Demonstrates self-management skills.  Demonstrates the ability to work efficiently and independently, promoting a team environment and maintaining a cooperative and supportive atmosphere.

    3. Demonstrates knowledge of and upholds applicable laws and regulations related to position. Maintains knowledge of techniques, procedures, and protocols, lab-wide and within lab section. Reviews and acknowledges procedures as required.
    4. Demonstrates and maintains knowledge of current federal, state and local laws and regulations as it relates to licensure of Clinical Laboratories.
    5. Adequately performs computer skills to produce reports/graphs as needed.
    6. Develops, writes, reviews and updates procedures as requested.
    7. Assists in process development/improvement within the department including participating in quality assurance, continuing education programs, and department meetings.
    8. Demonstrates the initiative and ability to provide feedback that is useful and assists in individual improvement. Promotes a cohesive work environment and identifies resolutions to improve moral.
    9.  Demonstrates the discipline-specific technical and computer skills required for the appropriate section of the laboratory.

    10. Maintains a safe environment. Wears appropriate personal protective equipment as designated by lab area. Reports spills and hazardous situations immediately and acts appropriately. Follows established guidelines for disclosure of patient information.

    11. Demonstrates the initiative and ability to provide feedback that is useful and assists in individual improvement. Promotes a cohesive work environment and identifies resolutions to improve moral. Demonstrates the ability to make determinations regarding course of action and alternatives by addressing problems by using resolutions and basic troubleshooting skills. Able to resolve technical, computer, and customer service problems/concerns with in the lab section.

    Qualifications

    1. Master or Doctorate degree in science and experience in an appropriate field preferred.

    2. Bachelor of Science degree with significant and relevant R& D experience in a similar laboratory.

    3. Ability to do technical writing, as well as good communication and computer skills. Good organizational and interpersonal skills.  Ability to initiate and work on several projects at a time with minimal supervision; motivation to follow through to completion while adhering to deadlines and maintaining accurate records.

    4. Strong technical background in primary immunodeficiency assays by Flow Cytometry.

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