Information About this Position
- Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus
- Benefits Eligible
Company and Job Overview
Hospital is the St. Louis region’s top adult
hospital. Formed from the merger of the former Barnes and Jewish
Hospitals to become Missouri’s largest hospital, it continues the
traditions of its predecessors along with its partner, Washington
University School of Medicine, in providing cutting-edge
treatments, educating future medical professionals and working to
make our community as healthy as it can be.
For over two decades Barnes-Jewish Hospital has been ranked on the
U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll. In 2021,
Barnes-Jewish ranked 17th overall with 11 specialties being ranked.
The hospital was also the first hospital in Missouri to be
designated as a Magnet® hospital in 2003 by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center for excellence in nursing and has been
redesignated consistently since.
Barnes-Jewish Hospital is a teaching hospital staffed by more than
1,500 Washington University Physicians, the clinical practice for
the Washington University School of medicine. The academic medicine
partnership has developed many treatments and procedures that are
now common across the globe.
Performs specimen processing of human
biological material for specialized high complexity molecular
testing which requires a knowledge and understanding of basic
molecular techniques, quality control, instrument maintenance, and
procedure methodologies. Maintains appropriate documentation of all
activities as required. Demonstrates good laboratory practice
- Performs routine cleaning and maintenance on complex and
sensitive molecular equipment with an emphasis on clean technique.
Operates complex molecular instrumentation for the purposes of
patient testing, calibration, and validation of the quality of the
assay. Delivers precise, timely, and accurate laboratory results.
Has the ability to identify technical and or equipment malfunctions
including quality control and abnormal patient results.
- Adheres to strict quality assurance practices in order to
maintain the highly sensitive environment required for molecular
testing techniques. Prepares stock solutions and reagents following
standard operating procedures and quality control procedures.
Conducts quality control testing of solutions and reagents and
records results accordingly.
- Participates in performance improvement activities and new
assay validations--both FDA approved assays and Laboratory
- Provides training for new laboratory personnel in methods,
procedures and use of equipment and instruments specific to the
assigned area. Communicates with nurses, clinicians, residents, and
fellows as it relates to in-house and send-out testing practices.
Clarifies testing questions including specimen type, stability,
performing laboratory, and methodology.
- Ensures testing is ordered and billed correctly. Maintains
records for batch testing to include patient information, controls,
quality indicators, lot numbers, and details on any manual sample
Provides laboratory testing services for a robust oncology program
along with transplant and genetics programs. Manages the primary
data analysis and interpretation of analytically complex oncology
patients and quality control test results. Records results through
the laboratory computer system accurately and in a timely
- Performs Other Responsibilities as Assigned
- Bachelor's Degree - Physical/Life Science/related
Note: not all benefits apply to all
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life
insurance, and disability plan options
- Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
- 401(k) plan
- 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
does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton
Memorial or Parkland Health Center
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
Equal Opportunity Employer