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Cytotherapy Lab Specialist

Company: UVA Medical Center
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Relocation assistance available per UVA Medical Center policy. Responsible for performing technical processing procedures and associated quality functions related to autologous and allogeneic HPC and therapeutic cellular therapy products within the Cytotherapy Laboratory. Responsible for laboratory operations with strict adherence to applicable regulations and standards.Processing and cellular therapy products according to standard operating procedures and assists the clinical staff during the transplant. Becomes familiar with and maintains knowledge about protocols for Stem Cell Transplants.Ensure reagents are properly handled & processed.Demonstrates knowledge of quality safety and compliance programs.In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.Position Compensation Range: $27.29 - $43.66 HourlyMINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation: Bachelor's Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, biology, chemistry or related science required.Experience: 2 years of relevant experience: clinical laboratory, autologous/allogeneic stem cell and cellular therapy processing for human transplant, cord blood banking experienceLicensure: NonePHYSICAL DEMANDSJob requires sitting, standing for prolonged periods, frequently walking; Repetitive motion: (microscopic screening). Proficient communicative, auditory and visual skills; Attention to detail and ability to write legibly; Ability to lift/push/pull 20-50 lbs. May be exposed to fumes, chemicals, blood/body fluids and infectious disease.COVID Vaccination RequirementThe University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination. If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates. NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements webpage. The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

Keywords: UVA Medical Center, Charlottesville , Cytotherapy Lab Specialist, Healthcare , Charlottesville, Virginia

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