Department: Clinical Diagnostic Laboratory
Reports To: Laboratory Director
Performing moderate to high complexity testing according to approved procedures and within established turnaround times.
Performing specimen handling and processing according to establish procedures.
Preparing reagents and documenting preparation and expiration requirements.
Accurately documenting all assay components for maximum sample and run traceability.
Entering, reviewing, approving, and releasing specimen results to clients.
Analyzing, reviewing, approving, and reporting test and quality control results according to established acceptance criteria and approved procedures.
Maintaining paper and electronic records of test results.
Troubleshooting test systems and taking appropriate remedial action when appropriate or as directed by Laboratory Management.
Performing and documenting routine equipment use, maintenance, calibration as well as routine, scheduled, and unscheduled preventive maintenance.
Operating all laboratory equipment and software according to approved procedures.
Reporting any deviations, safety incidents, or other events to Laboratory Management.
Adhering to all laboratory and company policies and procedures.
Adhering to all HIPAA requirements.
Proactively informing Customer Service of any issues which may cause late results.
Reviewing SOPs and other documentation as assigned.
Participating in proficiency testing and competency evaluation throughout the year.
Participating in method development and equipment qualification activities as directed by Laboratory Management.
Knowledge and Skills
Ideal candidate will preferably have previous experience with immunoassays (ELISA, MSD, Luminex, etc.), qPCR, and/or Flow Cytometry
Able to work both independently and within a team environment
Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills.
Excellent analytical, problem solving, and decision making skills to manage and resolve technical issues.
Education, Experience, and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or related Life Science, or national certification as a Medical Technologist or Clinical Laboratory Scientist
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
Will work with Senior Scientists and Project Directors to facilitate all optimization, validation, and sample analysis project activities, including data analysis and reporting.
OUr Ideal Candidate:
- Has prior experience with assay development and validation.
- Has worked in regulated environments (GLP, GCLP, GMP, etc.) previously.
- Has worked with immunoassays (ELISA, MSD, Luminex, Cell-Based, etc.), qPCR, and/or Flow Cytometry.