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Job Description

We are seeking a Lab Technician for a very important client.

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

Independently conducts complex, multi-task clinical laboratory procedures: multi-species testing in clinical hematology, chemistry, coagulation, parasitology, microbiology and serology. Works primarily independently of management. Acts as a resource to cross-functional areas including PreClinical, Pathology, Surgery, Animal Care, Biomaterials, Study Sponsors and Business Unit Scientists. Provides technical expertise in study design, methods development, troubleshooting, problem solving, and other tasks related to clinical pathology and laboratory medicine as required.

JOB DUTIES:

Recognizes unexpected results, errors, and problems with patient samples based on broad knowledge of medical and scientific techniques. Makes assessment of health status of animals, consults with pathologists and veterinarians, and recommends additional tests as needed. Liaises and oversees contract clinical laboratory testing. Provides training and procedural guidelines to technicians and support staff. Implements archival of raw data and clinical laboratory records in compliance with GLP, Universal Precautions, and Laboratory Safety. Executes all Quality Assurance and Quality Control programs in compliance with GLP requirements: implements laboratory calibration and maintenance schedules for equipment , performs troubleshooting measures on instrumentation as needed, performs in-house quality control measures, records infra-laboratory quality control results and implements corrective action measures as needed; conducts proficiency testing for specific laboratory tests; selects and qualifies appropriate testing agencies; maintains clinical laboratory inventory, orders supplies, and rotates stock; maintains laboratory notebooks, report forms, logs and documents of compliance. Evaluates new instrumentation: customizes tests for comparative species analyses; validates procedures for new instrumentation to assess method comparisons. Assists research projects using broad knowledge of scientific, medical and laboratory techniques; makes complex evaluations.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will need the following:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Positive attitude about the use of animals in medical research, Associate Degree or Bachelors Degree in Clinical or Scientific feild , certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician, Medical Technologist or Medical Laboratory Scientist with 6 - 10 years of clinical lab experience, including Biomedical industrial research experience and minimum 3 years of multi-species testing. Must have a comprehensive knowledge of routine and complex clinical laboratory procedures, multi-species comparisons, instruments, and trouble-shooting,

Demonstrates supervisory skills, Knowledge of comparative clinical pathology, medicine, and physiology, Ability to deal with stress, Ability to prioritize workflow and multi-task, Ability to perform work requiring visual acuity, manual dexterity, and hand-eye coordination: light microscopy; cytologic, hematologic, and clinical chemistry manual and automated procedures, Practicing knowledge of Universal Precautions, Infectious, diseases, Blood Borne Pathogens, Biohazards, Computer skills in: MS Office, spread sheets, PowerPoint, Knowledge of statistical analyses, Ability to work independently, Excellent interpersonal and team relations, Excellent oral and written communication, Good organization skills, and strong problem solving skills.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Contractor
Job Type Biotech
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience 6 to 10 years
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Medical Equipment, Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID abATR102408
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