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Laboratory Careers

No other organization offers an opportunity for exploration and discovery like Barnes-Jewish Hospital. As a laboratory professional with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, you’ll have exposure to the most advanced testing protocols and processes in medical diagnostics, and one of St. Louis’ widest varieties of disciplines and specialties in laboratory careers.

Affiliations & Accreditations

  • Affiliated with the St. Louis University’s School of Clinical Laboratory Science in the education of clinical laboratory scientists and cytotechnologists

  • Accredited by the College of American Pathologists, the American Association of Blood Banks, and the American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunology

Our full-service, 24/7 laboratory is known for its leading-edge technology and the most progressive clinical techniques in practice today. You'll be working with the best, in a supportive atmosphere that will encourage your growth and advancement. Plus, you'll have opportunities to share your skills and knowledge by participating in clinical trials and research in conjunction with leading organizations such as the Washington University School of Medicine.

Our staff of 400 performs over 5.5 million procedures annually in seven main laboratory sections, each with its own specialty area. Jobs are available in:

  • Hematology
    Encompasses traditional hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, flow cytometry, immunology, and molecular diagnostics.

  • Chemistry
    Includes general and special chemistry, as well as toxicology and point of care testing.

  • Microbiology
    Includes bacteriology, parasitology, mycology, and mycobacteriology with DNA probe and susceptibility testing.

  • Transfusion Medicine
    Uses the very latest in gel technology. The pheresis section provides whole blood collection for autologous donations, platelet pheresis, and stem cell collections. The staff also performs therapeutic procedures such as plasma and red cell exchanges.

  • Histocompatibility
    Testing is performed using the most current technology available.

  • Surgical Pathology
    Includes histology, cytology, electron microscopy, immunohistochemistry, and bone histology. The staff participates in renal pathology services, assisting nephrologists with specimen collection and triage. Our Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) service uses cytotechnologists to assist clinicians and pathologists at the patient collection site.

  • North Campus Laboratory (NCL)
    Located in the Center for Advanced Medicine. Staff who want to enhance their hematology and chemistry skills enjoy the NCL’s core lab concept.

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General Information: 314.747.3000
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