Quality Assurance Technologist

  • location: Marietta, GA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $20.76 - $24.42 per hour
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Quality Assurance Technologist

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Medical Technologist

Job Summary

Perform a wide variety of routine and complex clinical testing procedures to obtain data for use in clinical/anatomic trials research. Work is performed in a laboratory environment, full manual dexterity and visual acuity required. May be exposed to potential physical harm from hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, blood-borne pathogens, toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, dangerous tools and equipment

Must haves:

  • Medical technologist certification (MT, ASCP, etc.) or the candidate has the qualifications to sit for the exam
  • Flow cytometry experience a plus
  • Shift flexibility - days are Tues-Sat and shifts are typically 10-6:30pm or 1-9:30pm (please note shift differential amounts will be changing in GA to align with the CA shift differential rules beginning Jan 1st, 2019).
location: Marietta, Georgia
job type: Contract
salary: $20.76 - 24.42 per hour
work hours: 11 to 7
education: Bachelors
Job Responsibilities

  • Perform routine and complex analysis of patient specimens according to standard operating procedures (SOPs).
  • Evaluate specimen acceptability upon receipt and during the review of analysis results.
  • Evaluate validity of specimen results against the algorithms displayed by the lab computer system.
  • Document all corrective actions taken.
  • Perform secondary review of patient results when required to ensure accuracy of primary result entry.
  • Provide oversight and guidance to Medical/Histo Laboratory Technicians and/or Assistants.
  • Maintain quality control of all laboratory testing to ensure accurate and timely lab reporting.
  • Perform pending workload review periodically during the day; find pending assays and resolve outstanding work prior to the completion of testing for the day.
  • Assist in the development and writing of new Medical/Histo laboratory procedures and techniques.
  • Follow safety procedures as per laboratory SOPs.
  • Notify appropriate staff of supply shortages.
  • Participate in continuing education through self-study, attending in-services and off-site lectures and meetings.
Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or educational equivalent in Medical/Histo technology and 6 months relevant experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Applicable certifications and licenses as required by country, state, and/or other regulatory bodies
  • Good knowledge of the Clinical or Anatomic Pathology procedures used in the area of responsibility
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP) and other regulatory agency standards within area of responsibility
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrumentation and terminology used in the area of responsibility
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to maintain effective reporting procedures and control workflow
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
skills: SOP, GLP (Good Laboratory Practice), GCP (Good Clinical Practice), Flow Cytometry, Sample Testing
Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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