Title:  HLA Technologist I

Division:  Surgery
Schedule:  Monday - Friday; Shift will be from 3:00pm - 11:30
Work Location:  Baylor Main Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $45,271 - $53,550
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  5517

Job Purpose

Performs clinical laboratory testing for the purpose of evaluating the immune status of transplant patient candidates before and after transplantation. These functions includes deceased donor and living donor evaluation and cross-matches with the recipient. All duties and responsibilities are performed in compliance with the government and Baylor College of Medicine policies and procedures, rules, regulations, and codes.

Job Duties

  • Performs various clinical lab tests, quality control, and maintenance procedures in the laboratory.
  • Performs / manages sample processing and maintain work flow.
  • Cleaning and Maintaining Lab Bench and Computer Analysis work spaces
  • Maintains patient records and results documentation.
  • Utilizes computer appropriately for entry of patient inquiry, specimen inquiry, test results, and quality control.
  • Performs reagent inventory, ordering, and quality control.
  • Attends continuing education programs and maintains current knowledge in the field.
  • Attends all mandatory programs on Universal Precautions, Disaster Plan, Electrical and Fire Safety, Chemical Hygiene Plan, Environment Safety, Biosafety and Hazard Communication Program
  • Maintains compliance with wearing PPE and OHSA guidelines.
  • Participates in the laboratory's on-call rotation (24/7) for the histocompatibility testing of all deceased donors.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Biological Science or a related field. Four years of related experience may substitute for degree requirement.
  • No experience required. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prefer minimum of one year experience in any area of clinical laboratory medicine.


  • Physical Requirements: Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds constantly and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.



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