Clinical Scientist

Job Details
Closing Date: 2019-04-01
Institution: Tampa General Hospital
Keyword Names: Clinical/Diagnostic
Address
Line 1: Tampa General Hospital
City: Tampa
State / County: Florida
Country: United States

Job Description

Clinical Scientist

Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida, USA

Description

Under limited supervision and following established policies, procedures and professional guidelines, performs laboratory tests and research projects in conjunction with pathologists, other physicians or scientists to develop data on the blood, tissues and fluids of patients.  Participates in the design and implementation of new or modified clinical studies.  Performs limited technical job duties as specified in CAP Regulations (Personnel Requirements for Tests of High Complexity - Testing Personnel Responsibilities).  Also responsible for performing job duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of Tampa General Hospital.

Qualifications

  • Master or Doctorate degree in Molecular Biology or other related scientific area with experience in a clinically related field.  Must meet the qualifications for Medical Technologist or Technical Supervisor and/or General Supervisor for laboratories performing high complexity testing, as outlined in CLIA 88 regulations.
  • State License:  Medical Technologist license or eligible in appropriate field (Molecular Pathology, Hematology, Immunology, etc.).
  • National certification or eligible – Medical Technologist or Specialist through a recognized accrediting agency (ASCP, ABB, etc.).

Individual applying for this position must possess practical knowledge of Flow Cytometry, as well as molecular techniques such as Real-Time PCR, FISH, Sanger Sequencing and/or Next Generation Sequencing. Molecular Oncology knowledge and hands-on experience with flow cytometry is strongly preferred.