Covance is hiring a Medical Technologist II to join their global Immunology team in Indianapolis, IN.
First shift - No Weekends!
Great opportunity to grow your career with an industry leader and work with top talent in your field.
The Medical Technologist II performs established procedures for clinical testing as required in all assigned laboratory disciplines. Incumbent is responsible for analyzing specimens whose results are then reported to the sponsor. Incumbent proactively seeks out opportunities to improve processes and procedures and demonstrates initiative in resolving problems. Supports quality control/quality assurance monitoring programs, and is responsible for assisting with training of personnel.
Perform duties of Technologist I, and may perform duties of Technologist III in addition to the following additional duties:
♦ Quality Control Monitoring Programs o Review and investigate unacceptable results to internal and external quality control monitoring programs. Prepare corrective action responses by assigned due date for management review.
♦ SOPs o Complete timely review of new or revised SOPs circulated for peer review.
o May assist with timely processing of SOPs for department.
♦ Proficiency Testing Survey Samples o May provide support to proficiency testing program by coordinating receipt of survey material, coordinating with interdepartmental personnel for sample analysis, and ensuring timely and correct completion of electronic or paper report forms.
o Investigate root cause for unacceptable performance on proficiency surveys and prepare corrective action response by assigned due date.
o May assist with the development of training material, training checklists, and competency assessment programs.
♦ Instrument/Equipment/Assay Validation o Assist with assay validations by performing experiments according to departmental SOP. Compile validation data for management review.
o Assist with validation of new equipment and instruments including software validation requirements (e.g., User Acceptance Testing).
Assist staff by providing technical guidance where needed.
U. S. Requirements
Individual must qualify as testing personnel under the following CLIA 1988 and New York State Department of Health requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or Clinical Laboratory Science or other life science with completion of at least a 12-month training program in Medical Technology.
• 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.
• 90 semester hours from an accredited institution that include the following:
1) 16 semester hours of biology courses, which are pertinent to the medical sciences
2) 16 semester hours of chemistry (at least 6 semester hours of Inorganic Chemistry)
3) 3 semester hours of math
• Completed an accredited clinical laboratory training program, or one year documented laboratory training or experience in the specialty that testing is to be performed.
• Associate’s degree in medical laboratory technology – Does not apply to third shift Hematology and Auto Chemistry Safety Testing personnel.
Individual should have >5 years external clinical laboratory testing experience or 1 year of Covance Laboratory experience performing clinical laboratory testing.