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VRL - Lead Endotoxin/Microbiology Laboratory Technologist

Eurofins USA Clinical Diagnostics
Centennial, Colorado, US
Closing date
Jul 6, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Description

Microbiology Laboratory Technologist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Following prescribed procedures, performing any of the tests within any of the laboratory specialties

Calculating the results of the tests performed, if necessary

Operating, calibrating, conducting performance checks, and maintaining any laboratory analyzers or equipment

Recognizing and correcting basic analyzer malfunctions; Notifying management personnel when appropriate

Preparing reagents or media from a prescribed procedure

Evaluating media, reagents, and calibrators according to established criteria

Conducting established quality control procedures on analytical tests, equipment, reagents, media, and products. Evaluating results of quality control and implements corrective action when indicated

Determining performance specifications for new methods

Confirming and verifying results through knowledge of techniques, principles, and analyzers

Monitoring quality assurance/continuous improvement programs

Monitoring safety programs in compliance with laboratory regulations

Utilizes laboratory information systems or other methods to accurately and effectively report patient results

Writing laboratory procedures conforming to standardized format

Reporting test results conforming to established procedures

The ideal candidate would possess:

Ability to work in a high stress, high volume environment

Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of medical technology

Knowledge of the principles of chemistry, biology, and bacteriology as related to medical technology

Some knowledge of recent developments in the field of medical technology

Ability to instruct subordinate technologist in areas of medical laboratory testing

Ability to perform assigned tasks according to prescribed procedures and to make accurate observations and records of tests results

Skill in the use of medical laboratory equipment

Analytical thinking and communication skills

Advanced computer, scientific, mathematical, and organizational skills

Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail

Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude

Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

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