BJC Healthcare Medical Technologist, Specialist - Molecular Diagnostics in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

No other organization offers an opportunity for exploration and discovery like Barnes-Jewish Hospital. As a laboratory professional with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, youll have exposure to the most advanced testing protocols and processes in medical diagnostics, and one of St. Louis widest varieties of disciplines and specialties in laboratory careers. Our full-service, 24/7 laboratory is known for its leading-edge technology and the most progressive clinical techniques in practice today. You'll be working with the best, in a supportive atmosphere that will encourage your growth and advancement. Plus, you'll have opportunities to share your skills and knowledge by participating in clinical trials and research in conjunction with leading organizations such as the Washington University School of Medicine.

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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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