Medical Technologist I
Somerset, NJ 
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Job Description
Job Overview:

Covance by Labcorp is currently hiring for a Medical Technologist at our facility in Somerset, New Jersey.

Incumbent performs established procedures for non-clinical testing as required in all assigned laboratory disciplines. Incumbent is responsible for analyzing specimens whose results are then reported to the pharmaceutical company.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Perform assigned clinical laboratory testing accurately and in a timely manner.

  • 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.
  • Receive, open and place in service all reagents according to SOPs.
  • 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.
  • Evaluates and solves problems related to the collection and processing of specimens.
  • Ensure the validity of test results through the performance of established quality control procedures. Interpret quality control results according to established departmental procedures.
  • Prepare quality control material accurately.
  • Document quality control results. Check for and acknowledge biases, warnings, and violations of control rules.
  • 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.
  • Prepare proper documentation of test results and enter into the information system.
  • Generate an appropriate audit trail for all activities.
  • Document and report any result reporting problems or inconsistencies to laboratory management.
  • Complete testing within the expected turn around time to meet customers' expectations.
  • Perform maintenance on instruments and equipment daily, weekly, monthly, and document.
Education/Qualifications:Required*:
  • 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).

Experience:Required:
  • One year experience working in the Medical Technology field.

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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