Current Job Openings

Pre-Analytic Processing Lab Supervisor

Requisition Number: 56309

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a supervisor for Pre-Analytical/Processing team members in the Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics labs (HLA Lab). The Pre-Analytic Processing Supervisor will oversee the section of the HLA lab where clinical samples are accepted, logged, processed for testing and prepared for storage. They will supervise the 12-14 technicians across two laboratories who carry out these jobs; manage space and equipment; maintain detailed records for laboratory accreditation; and monitor service metrics.

For complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job# 56309.

Laboratory Technician

Requisition Number: 56278, 56286 and 56287

Stanford Blood Center seeking multiple Laboratory Technicians. Under the direction of the Laboratory Supervisor, a Laboratory Technician:

  • Prepares and labels blood components
  • Monitors component inventory to assure proper levels are maintained
  • Receives orders for blood products and issues, packs and ships blood components
  • Processes deliveries of blood products into inventory and maintains accurate and detailed records of all work performed
  • Performs quality control on equipment and blood components, reviews quality control and maintains equipment as required
  • May be required to operate delivery vehicle for transport of blood products when necessary
  • Responds to blood storage alarms
  • Cleans and disinfects areas and equipment according to laboratory policy and maintains a clean and organized work area
  • Answers telephones promptly
  • Routes calls or takes messages as appropriate
  • Rotates beeper on-call for off hours emergency blood needs or equipment failure

This is not a research position. Schedule is pending a bid process.

For a complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job #56278, #56286 or #56287.

Laboratory Supervisor

Requisition Number: 55846

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Laboratory Supervisor to lead and administer laboratory processing functions under minimal supervision. This individual may be required to work extended hours or weekends.

Core Duties

  • Direct and/or supervise the processing CLS staff. Monitor day to day operations and compliance with policies, including monitoring pending tests to ensure turnaround time compliance, completeness and accuracy of test results. Conduct performance evaluations of staff.
  • Lead the planning and operations for functions or programs that may have significant business, regulatory and/or technical challenges requiring subject matter expertise. Schedule staff and workflow to ensure full coverage for testing needs throughout the lab. Review quality control data and proficiency testing and take corrective action as needed. Serve as technical resource for one or more instruments in the department. Oversee completion of equipment maintenance, instrumentation calibration, documentation and ensure adequate supply of supplies and equipment. Perform highly complex manual and automated testing on donor and clinical samples.


For complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job #55846.

HIDPL Quality Specialist

Requisition Number: 56322

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Quality Specialist to perform a broad range of administrative, analytical and executive duties related to assessing, planning, implementing and monitoring laboratory quality, regulatory compliance and performance improvement in the histocompatibility testing clinical labs. In collaboration with lab leadership, they will:

  • identify, plan and execute strategies and methods to monitor and promote laboratory quality and regulatory compliance;
  • maintain and organize documentation and records;
  • maintain and monitor quality indicators;
  • handle incident investigations;
  • facilitate and host onsite inspections;
  • prepare applications for licensure, certification and accreditation;
  • and facilitate and manage reviews and revisions of laboratory procedures.


For complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job #56322.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Requisition Number: 55608 and 56310

Stanford Blood Center is seeking two Technologists to perform human histocompatibility testing for organ transplantation, including low- and high-resolution molecular typing (NGS, SSO, SSP) and engraftment monitoring. This role involves testing specimens and analyzing, interpreting and reporting results. Experience in HLA is a plus, but we will train. Must qualify for or hold current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist license. (If you are a board-certified medical technologist, or you have passed the ABHI CHT or CHS board exam, you qualify for this state license.)

55608 -Regular work hours are Monday through Friday, 2:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

56310 – Regular hours are Tuesday through Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.



  • BA or BS degree and completion of 12-month internship in medical technology required.
  • Must hold or qualify for California Clinical Laboratory Scientist License (MTA or MTR). (Out of state:  If you are a board-certified medical technologist, or you have passed the ABHI CHT or CHS board exam, you qualify for this state license. License must be obtained within six months of start date.)
  • One year of related lab experience required.

For a complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job #55608 or 56310.


Requisition Number: 55611

The Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Life Science Research Assistant II to perform more complex functions and activities involved in defined research projects, and independently conduct a portion of the research project(s).

Core Duties include:

  • Perform complex (lab and/or field) experiments for a major portion of the research project. Maintain detailed records of experiments and outcomes.
  • Interpret and analyze results, often where few guidelines exist. Based on prior results, contribute to development of new research protocols and procedures or adaptation of existing protocols.
  • Make recommendations on plan design and/or research direction to principal investigator.
  • Work with health and safety department to ensure lab complies with regulations and all required trainings.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams across different departments.
  • Oversee supply and equipment budget under supervision of principal investigator or business manager.
  • Perform ongoing literature review to remain current with new procedures and related research; present findings for lab work group.
  • Contribute substantively to the preparation of papers for publication, especially in the results section. May contribute to publication of findings and present ongoing work and findings to colleagues at academic conferences.
  • Supervise (either formally or informally) staff or students as needed, including oversight and instruction on techniques, as well as consultation on project work. Serve as technical resource for other research staff.
  • Perform general lab maintenance as needed; maintain lab stock, manage chemical inventory and safety records, and provide general lab support as needed. May assist with purchasing laboratory equipment.

* Other duties may also be assigned 


For a complete job description and to apply, visit and reference job #55611.

QC Laboratory Technician

Requisition Number: 55662

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a full-time, benefited Laboratory Technician to perform qualitative and quantitative tests of blood specimens following standard operating procedures (SOPs) and established regulations; report test results; quarantine and label blood components; and evaluate and perform validation plans for new equipment or processing, including the development of applicable SOPs and training plans. This individual will work an evening shift of 3:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.


For complete job description and  to apply, visit and reference job #55662.

Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Requisition Number: 55212

Stanford Blood Center’s Histocompatibility Lab has several openings for Clinical Laboratory Scientists to perform highly complex human histocompatibility testing for organ transplantation, including molecular typing, HLA antibody identification and crossmatch testing, including both machine and manual assays. This position is responsible for testing specimens and analyzing, interpreting and reporting results. Clinical test results are used directly to inform patient care decisions, with errors potentially leading to adverse events. Experience in HLA is a plus, but we will train. After completion of training, regular work hours will be assigned based on department needs

For a complete job description, or to apply, visit and reference job #55212.

Project Manager

Requisition Number: 55490

The Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Project Manager to lead key organization initiatives. Reporting to the Strategic Projects Manager, the Project Manager is responsible for the coordination and completion of all aspects of project management on assigned projects, including but not limited to project scope, project schedule, project budget, project plans, facilitating meetings, documenting requirements, overseeing development, operational workflows and implementation. Additionally, the Project Manager supports program management activities to ensure that all projects across the organization are on time, within scope and within budget.

For complete job description, visit and reference job#55490.

HLA Clinical Coordinator

Requisition Number: 53389

Stanford Blood Center is seeking a Clinical Coordinator for our histocompatibility (HLA) laboratory. The Clinical Coordinator will serve as a consistent and knowledgeable liaison between the HLA laboratory and clinical services and will supervise a team of laboratory administrative associates. They will answer questions from transplant and other clinical services that require understanding of a broad range of HLA test results; provide the clinical services team with reports of test results (or will forward to a director those questions for which interpretation is required); help with determining what tests should be ordered, explaining HLA typing and antibody data; etc. The coordinator is responsible for maintaining HLA-related records for patients awaiting transplants; preparing reports and data for and attending clinical meetings with HLA directors and physicians; interacting with clinicians inside and outside Stanford to monitor HLA testing progress; preparing the Stanford and regional wait list for transplant patients; and providing and processing data for research efforts as needed.

For complete job description and to apply, please visit and reference job #53389.