• Medical Technologist I - First Shift

    Job Location(s) US-WI-Madison
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    Scientific Bachelor's Degree
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  • Job Overview

    Covance Medical Technologist I


    In this role you will serve as a valuable member of Covance's Clinical Pathology studies as a Medical Technologist I. You will perform established procedures for non-clinical testing on toxicology samples in all assigned laboratory disciplines and report results to respective pharmaceutical company.


    Key Responsibilities Include:


    • Retrieve and check specimens against pending list. Document and resolve any specimen discrepancies. Notify laboratory management when specimen discrepancies are not resolved.
    • Prepare workstation and instrumentation for the assigned testing.
    • Prepare and properly label reagents and document according to SOPs.
    • Operate instruments to perform testing in accordance with established written procedures.
    • Resolve routine and non-routine assay problems.
    • Perform parallel testing, reagent validation, linearity’s, and stability studies.
    • Process and ship samples according to study specific instructions. 
    • Reports the quality control results to the management, troubleshoots, and takes corrective action on questionable or out-of-limit results. Documents all corrective actions and submits them for review by the management.
    • Perform maintenance on instruments and equipment daily, weekly, monthly, and document.
    • Participates in proficiency testing and maintains a record of on-going competency along with personal training file.
    • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment. Handles hazardous materials, reagents and chemicals in a safe manner according to SOP.



    Thrive personally and professionally at Covance

    Working at Covance, you’ll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you’ll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you’ll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare.
    We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 21 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.



    • Bachelor’s degree and completion of at least a 12-month training program in Medical Technology, or
    • Bachelor’s degree in a 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.
    • Ability to perform basic computer skills (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, LIS).





    • One year experience working in the Medical Technology field.


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