BJC Healthcare Medical Technologist, Specialist - Mass Spec in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.

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Role Purpose

Provide technical support and expertise in a specialized area of laboratory testing. Performs testing and processing of routine and complex testing on blood and other specimens as well as acts as a resource person to staff. Assumes delegated responsibilities in specific areas of the laboratory as assigned, while acting as a resource person to the staff.


  • Performs quality controls for all equipment and troubleshoots malfunctioning instrumentation as necessary. Assesses technical and or instrument problems, including quality control and abnormal findings, evaluate possible solutions and chooses an appropriate course of action to solve the problem.

  • Operates all instrumentation in assigned areas.

  • Coordinates with other specialists, coordinators and supervisors to schedule and assess competence of staff.

  • Teaches and/or trains new and established staff members and students in routine and specialized techniques used. Participates in competency assessment of staff.

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree

    • Physical/Life Science/related


  • 2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • MT/MLS - ASCP or equiv

Preferred Requirements


  • 5-10 years

Licenses & Certifications

  • Cert/Lic in Area of Expertise

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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