Clinical Laboratory Scientist/Medical Technologist

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Job Description: 

The Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist will be responsible for performing analytical procedures including testing of specimens and/or blood products supporting the development and commercialization a new class of diagnostic tests and/or reagents. The Medical Technologist/Clinical Laboratory Scientist will also be responsible for coordinating activities with clinical study collaborator sites including transportation of clinical samples, maintaining accurate inventory of clinical samples, and processing of clinical samples in the laboratory.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Performs moderate and high complexity analytical processes without direct supervision. Includes operation of immunoassay analyzers, clinical chemistry analyzers, and standard wet chemistry equipment such as pH meters, spectrophotometers, automated liquid handlers, etc.
  • Ensures the accuracy of test results by performing quality control testing, instrument maintenance and trouble shooting. Takes action regarding quality control and maintenance issues.
  • Maintains regulatory knowledge and awareness as it pertains to job duties.
  • Adheres to the company’s quality control policies; documents all quality control activities including calibrations and maintenance performed. May develop and implement additional quality control policies and documents to support product development.
  • Maintains instruments and equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Maintains clear and legible records.
  • Plans, organizes, performs, and monitors daily project activities.
  • Responsible for materials management including effective utilization of supplies and monitoring of inventory to maintain suitable stock.
  • Responsible for supporting activities related to multiple ongoing clinical studies including coordinating clinical specimen transportation, maintaining accurate inventory of study specimens, and procuring and distributing supplies for clinical study sites. May perform site visits.
  • May be involved with technology transfer to additional sites. Opportunity for domestic and international travel.

 

Job Requirements:

· BA/BS in Chemical, biological or clinical laboratory science.

· MT (ASCP) or MLS (ASCP) certification preferred.

· Two years of experience working in clinical or CLIA lab environment preferred

· Experience operating and maintaining Roche Cobas 4000 and/or 6000 clinical chemistry and immunoassay analyzers.

· Experience working with and/or developing ELISA assay preferred.

· Ability to perform phlebotomy desirable.

· Understands and complies with good laboratory practices, including safety, HIPPA, confidentiality and regulatory requirements. .

· Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgement skills

· Must be a self-starter with high motivation level and eagerness to learn.

· Detail oriented.

· Excellent aptitude for troubleshooting laboratory equipment.

· Effective interpersonal, organizational and communication skills required.

· Excellent computer skills with proven proficiency in Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel.

 

If interested, please apply on LinkedIn.