Microbiology Technician II
Introduction Is This The Role For You? We hire smart people with big hearts. People who have a passion for their work and who strive every day to help others. Our work requires bold and innovative leaders; people who bring strong values and ethics to their role. If you're ready for a career that allows you to grow and develop into the professional you want to be - today and in the future….CryoLife is the place for you. Position Overview Perform microbiological testing for human tissue and medical device samples, as well as perform environmental and water monitoring. Monitor cultures for the presence of microbial growth. Responsibilities * Perform testing of microbiological samples including bioburden and sterility testing.• Centrifuge serological specimens and separate serum/plasma.• Perform environmental monitoring.• Collect water samples and perform associated testing.• Read cultures and perform all tasks associated with Negative Bench.• Perform set up of Vitek cards and interpret test results.• Perform and report bacterial identifications for environmental isolates.• Perform endotoxin testing.• Perform housekeeping duties in the cleanrooms and laboratory, including assigned monthly cleaning.• Effectively complete "other" functions that may be assigned. Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in Microbiology or a related scientific field. • Must be detail-oriented. • Must have good communication skills (written and oral).• Capable of working without direct supervision.• Must be able to effectively manage and prioritize numerous projects and responsibilities.• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States• Must be willing to submit to a pre-employment background check and drug screen• Must be at least 18 years of age Company Info Who We Are. CryoLife is one of the world's contemporary medical device companies providing preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, cardiac lasers and implantable end-stage renal disease access grafts for the repair of complex cardiac and vascular reconstruction surgeries. Since the Company's inception in 1984, it is estimated that its products and tissues have been implanted in about 900,000 patients worldwide. CryoLife technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. CryoLife headquarters are located in Kennesaw, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta. CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. CryoLife is committed to the philosophy of equal opportunity employment. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, veterans or other legally protected status. Reasonable AccommodationsCryoLife is committed to providing reasonable accommodations both in the application and interview process, consistent with legal requirements. If you need a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email ADA_Accommodation@CryoLife.com or call 770-429-5215. A Human Resources representative will return your call. Messages or emails for any reason other than accommodation requests will not be returned.