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Medical Technologist II or III (HLA)

St Jude Children's Research Hospital
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
11 days ago



The Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) laboratory at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking a Medical Technologist II to be responsible for the prompt, efficient, and accurate performance, validation, and reporting of laboratory test results which are utilized for the purpose of prognosis, diagnosis, treatment, and research. Under the direct supervision of the Director, Manager or Supervisor, the MT II is responsible for the assigned shift as scheduled. The MT II may work under the guidance of the MT III or MT IV. Employee must meet the qualifications as defined in CLIA requirements 42 CFR Part 493 for one or more of the following roles based on education, experience and responsibilities, performed by specific incumbent, within the job: Technical Consultant, Technical Supervisor, General Supervisor and/or Testing personnel. 

  • Experience in HLA or molecular biology is highly desired.

Schedule: Monday through Friday with variable day shift hours.


  • Performs routine and special laboratory tests and determines the accuracy of results in designated sections of the laboratory.
  • Assists in maintaining QC and Quality Program records to meet standards/requirements of hospital and licensing/ accrediting agencies.
  • Assists in defined troubleshooting and established preventive maintenance procedures.Assists in or conducts/writes orientation, training and procedures.
  • Assists in evaluating and testing new procedures and/or analyzers and establishing maintenance protocols.
  • Assists in scheduling of workflow to ensure adequate coverage in the lab at all times
  • Inventories, receives and stores supplies as defined in each laboratory section.
  • Participates in continuing education as defined in Laboratory Medicine Continuing Education (CE) document

Minimum Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or in one of the biological, chemical or physical sciences and completion of a medical laboratory technologist training program that was, at the time of graduation, either NAACLS approved or approved pursuant to TN Rule 1200-06-02-.04. Educational requirements may be waived for applicants possessing HEW certification from passing the Health and Human Services proficiency examination on or before September 1, 1997 and who meet criteria outlined in TN Rule 1200-06-02-.22.

Minimum Experience

.Medical Technologist II

  • Two (2) years of medical technologist experience required. Two (2) years of relevant clinical medical laboratory technician experience may be considered for one (1) year of medical technologist experience.

Medical Technologist III

  • Four (4) years of Medical Technologist experience required, of which two (2) years of experience must be in assisting with and/or performing method validation, quality control evaluation, writing procedures, troubleshooting analyzers and procedures and performance improvement
  • Two (2) years of relevant clinical medical laboratory technician experience may be considered for one (1) year of medical technologist experience

Required Credentials

  • REQUIRED: Tennessee licensure as Medical Technologist-General or as a Special Analyst in assigned laboratory section or eligible. Licensure must be obtained prior to working in lab independently.

Other Credentials

  • Certification as a Medical Technologist by ASCP or AMT preferred.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 59992057
  • Location:
    Memphis, Tennessee, United States
  • Position Title: Medical Technologist II or III (HLA)
  • Company Name: St Jude Children's Research Hospital
  • Work Setting: Healthcare
  • Job Function: Medical Technologist
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