Covance

Medical Technologist - Flow Cytometry ($5K Sign On Bonus & Relocation offered)

US-IN-Indianapolis | US-Nationwide
Job Number
2018-16912
Job Category
Medical Technologist
Position Type
Full-Time

Job Overview

Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you’ll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.  

 

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.  Positions located at our Central Laboratory in Indianapolis, IN.  Grow your career and become part of our global team!

 

Our Med Techs that come from hospitals tell us that at Covance – "on-call responsibilities reduce dramatically".

 

As a Medical Technologist II focusing on Flow Cytometry you will perform assigned clinical laboratory testing accurately and in a timely manner.  In addition to the standard job responsibilities of a Medical Technologist, you will monitor the quality control programs, review SOPs and train/mentor new employees.

 

Additional Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform experiments, as scheduled, for evaluation of new Calibrator and/or QC lots. Summarize results of investigations and compile data for review by management.
  • Review and investigate unacceptable results to internal and external quality control monitoring programs.
  • Prepare corrective action responses by assigned due date for management review. 
  • Complete timely review and processing of new or revised SOPs circulated for peer review 
  • Provide support to proficiency testing program by coordinating receipt of survey material, coordinating with department personnel for sample analysis, and ensuring timely and correct completion of electronic or paper report forms.
  • Investigate root cause for unacceptable performance on proficiency surveys and prepare corrective action response by assigned due date.
  • Assists with training and developing training material for employees. 
  • Assist with assay validations by performing experiments according to departmental SOP. Compile validation data for management review.

Education/Qualifications

  • Associate’s degree in medical laboratory testing.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Lab Science, Chemical, Physical or Biological Science from an accredited college or university and one year training and/or experience in the specialty in which testing is to be performed. Such training must be equivalent to that received in a school of Medical Technology.

OR

  • Completion of an Accredited Clinical Laboratory Training Program or 1 year documented laboratory training or experience in the specialty that testing is to be performed (along with 90 semester hours from an (accredited institution) that include: 16 hours of biology pertinent to the medical sciences and 16 hours of chemistry with 6 hours of Inorganic Chemistry and 3 hours of math.

Experience

 

  • 5 years clinical laboratory experience with some or all of that time using Flow Cytometry techniques

 

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