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Medical Technologist – Histologist
  • Location: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15573

Lighthouse Lab Services has partnered with one of the countries leading healthcare facilities. We are looking for a seasoned Medical Technologist with Histology experience to join the team. If that is you, keep reading. Plus, $3000 signing bonus available.


A Medical Technologist responsibilities include but are not limited to:     

  • Perform Histocompatibility testing such as DNA extraction, molecular HLA typing using SSO and next generation sequencing (NGS) techniques, antibody screening and identification, flow cytometry crossmatches, and virtual crossmatches.
  • Participate in on-call for Deceased Donor Virtual Crossmatches
  • Compliant with pre-PCR guidelines and PPE
  • Work collaboratively with others to report results in a timely, efficient manner and to maintain a positive work environment.  Recognize problems and follow up appropriately. 
  • Follow quality control and quality assurance procedures. 
  • Perform instrument maintenance and troubleshooting. 
  • Perform lab and hospital designated competency assessments. 
  • Adhere to established laboratory procedures and policies. 
  • Participate in the continuous improvement process and continuing education for lab personnel.

Required Qualifications:

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment. 

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science or biological science is required as well as certification as a Medical Laboratory Scientist or Medical Technologist or eligible to be certified by BOC.  Specialized laboratories may accept a Bachelor’s degree in a biological science with certification eligibility in that laboratory.

  • Have a minimum of 1 year of post-training experience in a relevant clinical laboratory for the duties described.

  • Must have demonstrated ability to perform the duties of an MT at a high level of expertise, and the ability to perform the assigned work without sacrificing on patient care.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: 

  1. Works with infectious disease and/or hazardous materials.

  2. May have exposure to noise from laboratory equipment and pneumatic tube system.

  3. Participate in a rotating weekend, holiday and on call work schedule.

  4. Requires frequent (standing/walking/sitting/hand pipetting) for long periods of time and the ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

Desired Qualifications:

  1. MLS or specialty certification is highly desired, and may be a consideration in highly specialized laboratories
  2. Experience in a Hematology, Histocompatibility, Molecular, and or Flow Cytometry laboratory.
  3. Time management skills and the ability to accomplish extra duties while completing patient work

Work Schedule:

  • Full time, 40 hour position
  • Day shift; Schedule will be 8:00am – 4:00pm and will include rotating in on-call Deceased Donor Virtual Crossmatches and may require rotating with other staff for weekend and holiday on-call coverage.

About us:
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.
It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities.

If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance.
Lighthouse Lab Services | 844-974-1929 | lighthouselabservices.com

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