Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Flow Cytometry

Bethesda, Maryland
May 15, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are currently searching for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Flow Cytometry to provide support to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This opportunity is a full-time position with MSC and it is onsite in Bethesda, MD.


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Perform multi-parameter flow cytometry immunostaining, instrument set-up, sample acquisition and data analysis, with minimal supervision with accuracy and precision according to the College of American Pathology (CAP) regulations for laboratory operations, quality control and safety.
  • Perform laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Data analysis using software and other FACS related analysis tools.
  • Monitor, troubleshoot and initiate or take corrective action to maintain stain quality, including detection of reagent problem, equipment malfunction or need to replace reagents.
  • Modify or adapt new methods, techniques and technical procedures to correct deficiencies and to build, improve and expand services in the specialty area of flow cytometry.
  • Follow the laboratory’s established policies and procedures when test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance.
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results; correct problem or notify staff; document all corrective actions taken.
  • Communicate and consult with pertinent medical personnel regarding collection procedures; troubleshoot any problems with the specimen or documentation.
  • Follow all aspects of laboratory safety and Quality Control, Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement (QC, QA/QI) policies and procedures.
  • Document all quality control activities, instrument calibrations and maintenance
  • Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens.
  • Organize daily work-load based on priorities, rotation schedule and needs of the laboratory and patients.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in science related discipline and MT (ASCP) certification required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in flow cytometry (preferred), particularly working with BD FACSCanto II analyzer and FACSLyric cytometers and related software.
  • Ability to lift 10 – 30 pounds.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination.
  • Strong communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.



Company Description

Dovel Technologies and its Family of Companies (Medical Science & Computing and Ace Info Solutions) was acquired in October 2021.


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies.


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