The CLIA Laboratory Technologist provides accurate and timely testing and results for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. A deep understanding of testing principles, Quality Control, and teamwork are essential. A positive and professional interpersonal behavior with a strong commitment to the team effort is mandatory.
Performs testing consistently according to established standard operating procedures as described in procedure manuals, quality control specifications and workflow guidelines
Responsible for the completion of any special projects, process improvements or new method introduction at the request of the supervisor
Ensures that all workflow processes are completed within acceptable time frames. Monitors TAT report to ensure timely reporting of the results
Responsible for the maintenance and organization of all documentation generated by the laboratory or by instrumentation such as QC, calibrations, etc
Responsible for all equipment in assigned areas of work
Performs processing, result entry, and quality control for all specimens
Independently perform diagnostic testing with accuracy, precision, and efficiency following established SOPs. Report diagnostic data in compliance with policies, SOPs, and turn-around-time schedules
Perform and document all routine and periodic maintenance according to instrument guidelines and established SOP's
Monitor/evaluate temperature dependent equipment. Document any problems on a QC deviation form and ensure follow-up to rectify the issue
Be able to recognize instrument malfunction and notify supervisor
Communicate all problems, instrument malfunctions, etc. to supervisor
Adjusts work assignments to meet the needs of the section/laboratory, when instruments are down, reduced staffing or workload
Perform, monitor, and maintain daily QC, QA, all appropriate maintenance log sheets, discrepancy logs, and maintenance records
Daily checking of Quality Control from other areas where trained
Document the following: temperature dependent equipment on Temperature QC log sheets, document equipment maintenance log sheets, discrepancy logs, calibration logs, and general work performance logs.
Assumes other duties as assigned by management.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor or Master Degree in a biological or physical science field from an accredited university. ASCP qualifications or equivalent preferred.
Laboratory Technologist: 1 year (Required); > 3 year (Preferred)
Bachelor degree from an accredited university in biological or physical science (Required)
Master degree from an accredited university in biological or physical science (Preferred).
Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA
MT/MLT with ASCP qualifications for Molecular Biology (Preferred)
2 openings. Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Profit sharing/bonus/stock options available to qualified candidates;
401k company contribution
Internal Number: GHI20091001
About Genetron Health Inc
Genetron Health is a leading and fast-growing precision oncology company that is committed to providing a one-stop, multi-scenario genomic profiling solutions in areas including early cancer screening, diagnosis and monitoring as well as biopharmaceutical services. It has successfully developed seven NMPA-approved clinical sequencing platforms and gene assays. Partnering over 500 hospitals along with several pharmaceutical companies and research institutions, Genetron Health has built an extensive proprietary genomic database to deliver comprehensive genomic testing services. In China, the company has one R&D center, two manufacturing facilities and five clinical laboratories in Beijing (CLIA-certified and CAP-accredited), Shanghai, Hangzhou, Chongqing and Guangzhou. Its world-class team of scientists has also published many research papers in prestigious scientific journals worldwide. The company is opening a new R&D center and a CLIA lab in Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA with a number of exciting career opportunities. Genetron Health Inc offers a family friendly work environment, competitive compensation package including paid leave, health/dental insurance, 401(k) with company matc...hing contribution, and annual cash/stock incentive awards. Genetron Health Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.