Cellular Therapy Medical Technologist

City of Hope

Newnan, GA

Job posting number: #7227043 (Ref:JR-13126)

Posted: April 15, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $27.76 - $45.67 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Cellular Therapy Medical Technologist (Stem Cell Bone Marrow Transplant)

Join the transformative team at City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, andtreatment facilitiesin Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

The successful candidate:

  • This is a PRN position located onsite.

  • Areas of Experience desired:Stem Cell, Bone Marrow Transplant, Hematology, Chemistry, Coagulation, Molecular testing, Serology, Immunology, Infectious disease testing, Clinical Microbiology, Biochemistry, Andrology, Endocrinology, Urine Analysis and Blood Banking

  • Independently performs complex, highly specialized, and time sensitive procedures on cellular therapy products to include receipt, processing, testing, labeling, storing, inspection, and release of cellular therapy products for thawing and bedside infusion. The CT/MT is responsible for aseptic handling of cellular therapy products and for maintaining product chain of identity and custody from receipt to final disposition for infusion.

  • Maintain accurate and complete documentation of procedures performed; ensure compliance with applicable regulations and accreditation standards such as cGMP, cGTP, and FACT.

  • Performs complex and highly specialized cellular therapy procedures, tests, and analyses.

  • Ensures that all laboratory tests are performed in accordance with standard operating procedures, accreditation standards, regulatory requirements, and Commercial CAR T manufacturers’ procedures

  • Maintains the use of automated and computerized instruments including recognition of instrument malfunction and resolution with appropriate corrective actions.

  • Evaluates results of Quality Control procedures and implements corrective action when indicated.

  • Evaluates the validity of test results; understands clinical implications; notifies primary caregiver of critical test results.

  • Documents and maintains the appropriate records required by the hospital and laboratory accrediting agencies, HSCT/CT Quality Management System procedures, accreditation standards, regulatory requirements, and Commercial CAR T manufacturers’ procedures

  • Develops and maintains current procedure and policy manuals based upon defined accrediting agency standards.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Prefer a minimum of 2 years experience in a cellular therapy laboratory setting; or a minimum of four years in clinical hematology or blood bank setting preferred. Bone marrow and/or stem cell processing, blood banking, hematology, cell culture and apheresis preferred.

Education Requirements

  • Requires Degree in Medical Technology or equivalent. (BS Degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science; Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology with MT certification.

Required Licensure and Certification

  • Certification required (ASCP, AMT, AAB ).

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

To learn more about our comprehensive benefits, click here:Benefits Information

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $27.76 - $45.67 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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