We're seeking a Clinical Microbiologist to join our innovative team in Ann Arbor, Michigan! This is an exciting opportunity to help our organization build this new Clinical Environmental Microbiology testing program. This person will be instrumental in authoring SOPs, bench work, processing samples based on client's needs, and additional data analysis and reporting. They'd also be responsible for training other technicians in the lab on new SOPs. This individual will not be doing diagnostic testing, we do not work with/on patients. The full position description can be found below. Our need is immediate! Please contact me today with your resume for consideration. My email is email@example.com. You can apply directly at: Apply Here
BASIC PURPOSE: Author and perform clinical microbiology methods as they relate to the daily job activity of the microbiology laboratory.
Assist the Group Lead with method onboarding, including method development, verification, and validation, as needed.
Perform technical review of methods and standards, incorporating best practices into standard operating procedures.
Review and author applicable standard operating procedures.
Provide primary support in the processing of swab samples from clinical environments for the Applied Research Center program. Duties include:
Data Analysis and Entry
Carry out daily experimentation according to CLSI/ANSI/NSF standards and other specific protocols.
Perform all applicable corporate and laboratory quality control procedures, including setup of control charting spike samples and proficiency test samples.
Attend technical conferences as required.
Meet turnaround time commitments.
Participate in GLP studies to include acting as secondary researcher.
Participate in cross-training various levels of laboratory staff in lab policies, techniques, methods and GLP policies/procedures.
Understand and follow established quality assurance and chain-of-custody procedures.
Prepare all records (data, notebooks, and instrument books) in a timely, thorough, and neat manner.
Act to correct all QA problems and potential delays, communicating the issue as appropriate, direct or participate in out-of-tolerance investigations.
Maintain instruments and equipment in proper operating condition.
Assure adherence to safety, health policies, and procedures.
Coordinate media and reagent preparation requests.
Assist in training of new laboratory personnel.
Provide technical support for clients.
Participate in internal and external audits.
Perform other duties as requested.
Bachelor’s degree in microbiology or related scientific field and demonstrated successful experience in clinical microbiology.
Currently holds MLS(ASCP) or MLS(ASCP)CM certification.
Experience with general microbiological and molecular methodology in enumeration and identification.
Knowledge and experience with laboratory QA/QC plans, manuals, and procedures.
Experience with PCs and Windows applications.
Work experience in a clinical and environmental microbiology laboratory.
Serving as a technical expert in a clinical and environmental microbiology laboratory.
Two (2) years’ experience as a Senior Associate Microbiologist at NSF International.
Currently holds MLS(ASCP)CM, SM certification.
Familiarity with instrumentation for microbiology and virology assays, including MALDI-ToF.
Understanding of, and experience with, laboratory information management systems (LIMS).
Additional Salary Information: Salary will be based on experience and level of expertise
Internal Number: GLO1056
About NSF International
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