PUCL Job#1220-Specialist Technologist -Flow Cytometry (Wake Forest) (Posted Feb 19, 2019)


Specialist Technologist -Flow Cytometry- Core Laboratory - Main Campus



This job qualifies for a $5,000 sign-on bonus, provided the candidate meets the eligibility requirements.



Specialist Technologist- full time- variable shift.  

JOB SUMMARY:  Provides direct line supervision to professional/technical staff in one or more specialty section.  Performs and analyzes testing on blood, body fluids and tissue in compliance with defined section policies and practices to assure the highest level of patient care.  Follows age specific guidelines.


Baccalaureate Degree plus two years clinical lab experience


MT(ASCP) or Equivalent Certification Required.

Speciality Certification preferred

Flow Cytometry experience required.




Assures accurate and timely performance of patient procedures and/or issuance of blood products.

Assures accurate and timely performance of results reporting, QC and QA procedures according to departmental policy.

Follows proper safety and identification procedures when dealing with patients and/or specimens under any circumstance or environment.

Performs delegated supervisory responsibilities in the sub-section/shift.

Collaborates with Manager in preparation of procedure manuals and implementation of new procedures.

Assists in the training of new personnel and Medical Technology students.

Improves work skills through self-study and continuing education.

Contributes to the smooth and efficient operation of the section and department.

Protects self, coworkers and facility by following approved policies and procedures to prevent the spread of bloodborne and/or airborne diseases.

Exhibits and promotes the professional image of laboratories in accordance with hospital, department, and professional society philosophies, goals and standards of laboratory testing.

Provides age appropriate specimen collection in accordance with age specific guidelines for school age, adolescents, early adults, middle adults and/or late adults.


Ability to listen and communicate effectively.

Technical ability and interest.

Computer and keyboard skills preferred.

Ability to work cooperatively.

May require working any shift in a 24 hour period, 7 days/week including holidays and possibly taking call.


Exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens or patients

Exposed to risk of bloodborne/airborne disease

Must wear protective equipment (gloves, gowns/lab coats, eye protection, face protection)

Exposed to hazards for electrical/mechanical/power equipment

May be exposed to odorous chemicals and specimens

May be exposed to toxic/flammable/explosive chemicals and gases

Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment

Moderate noise environment

Subject to injury from sharps

May require judgement/action which could result in death of patient

Subject to many interruptions

Occasionally subject to irregular hours

Subject to stressful situations


It is the policy of  Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center to administer all educational and employment activities without discrimination because of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification or a statutory requirement) in accordance with all local, state, national laws, executive orders, regulations, and guidelines.




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