The successful candidate will manage, maintain, organize and coordinate activities for the clinical pathology laboratory. Will also provide technical assistance for scientific research or clinical programs. Under general supervision in the performance of most duties, performs highly skilled clinical laboratory techniques in the pursuit of clinical and research goals appropriate to his or her technical specialization. Provides supervisory assistance in the management of all clinical laboratory functions. Major duties and responsibilities:
- Receives clinical pathology requisitions.
- Performs quality control testing of equipment; performs and documents instrument standardization; troubleshoots and performs minor repairs of equipment; documents equipment operation and maintenance.
- Performs specimen processing and testing on various laboratory animal species for clinical and research protocols.
- Validates test results in Laboratory Information System and provides printed reports as requested.
- Coordinates collection, processing and shipment of specimens to various reference labs.
- Maintains inventory of cryo banked specimens.
- Trains students and interns in clinical laboratory procedures.
- Maintains laboratory records and inventory of supplies.
- Maintains quality control/assurance records.
- Understands, participates and applies Good Laboratory Practices.
- Cleans, sanitizes, and restocks clinical pathology laboratory.
- Serves as lead technologist in absence of laboratory supervisor.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILLS: Required: Bachelor’s degree in Biology/Science. MT(ASCP) or equivalent registry is required. Requires five or more years of job specific experience. Requires generalist clinical laboratory experience involving multiple clinical laboratory disciplines. Must be able to demonstrate a consistently high degree of accuracy in accomplishment of all routine and complicated laboratory procedures. Must be able to effectively utilize the Laboratory Information System. Must know principles involved in laboratory procedures and mathematical calculations. Must know how to operate basic equipment and instrumentation involved in procedures. Must be able to identify problems and make minor maintenance adjustments or repairs. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Laboratory Science/Science related field.
Potential exposure to infectious agents such as herpes B virus, SIV, HIV, STLV, Vaccinia, Tuberculosis, and Shigella. Potential exposure to toxic chemicals, compressed gases, cryogenics, heat/cold/noise. Potential exposure to zoonotic diseases. Physical demands may include prolonged standing and/or walking, handling moderate weight objects and/or using or carrying equipment. Participation in a medical monitoring and surveillance program is required. May be required to wear an air-purifying respirator in a proper manner and, if necessary, pass a respirator fitness test.
This is a full-time hourly paid position. Texas Biomed business hours are Monday through Friday 8:00a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Occasional weekend work, holidays and overtime will be required. Texas Biomedical is committed to a drug-free workplace. Pre-employment drug screen is required.
Application packets are accepted electronically or in hard copy. A completed application packet is a requirement for all positions. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status
Your resume and application must be provided electronically. Please follow the steps below.
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