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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
8/18/2018
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
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Laboratory Technologist
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Octapharma Plasma, Inc. | Charlotte, NC
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Job Description

Laboratory Technologist

 

We are seeking a Laboratory Technologist to assist in opening our new, state of the art laboratory. This lab is slated to test over 4 million samples annually. Reporting into the Technical Operations Supervisor, this position will perform routine and specialty laboratory blood bank tests and prepare immunogen cells. 

Additional responsibilities of the Laboratory Technologist role include:

  • Process, evaluate and document initial training and competency assessment of other testing personnel.
  • Write and revise testing, production, and validation protocols.
  • Act as technical advisor for other testing personnel.
  • Performs a full range of laboratory tests, from the most routine to the most complex, with little or no supervision. 
  • Responsible for specimen processing, test performance and for reporting test results.
  • Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problem or bring it to the immediate attention of supervisor or director.
  • Perform the following: sickle cell screen, ABO, Rh, antibody detection, antibody identification, red cell phenotyping, and sterility cultures.
  • May be cross-trained to perform the following: viral marker testing, syphilis screen, sickle cell screen, total protein, protein electrophoresis.
  • Operate and interact with an array of complex precision instruments and a variety of highly automated and electronic equipment.
  • Perform glycerolyzation and deglycerolyzation procedures to prepare immunogen cell units for storage or distribution.
  • Perform and document laboratory testing and instrument quality control, proficiency testing, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration and validation as required.
  • Provide Quality Assurance support to OPI Laboratory Operations.

Laboratory Technologist

 

Qualified candidates of this role must offer a Bachelor’s degree in a Medical Laboratory Science. You must offer strong organizational skills, attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills.

Other requirements of the role include:

  • 2 year(s) experience performing laboratory tests within a blood banking environment.
  • Must qualify as testing personnel in accordance to CLIA Regulations 493.1423 Standard; Testing Personnel Qualifications.  
  • Ability to work diverse shifts and overtime hours, as required.
  • Ability to work in a variety of different test areas as required after appropriate training
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision while able to take direction.  Able to be flexible to changing priorities.
  • Proficient with computer software in an office and laboratory environment.
  • Ability to read, understand, write and follow SOPs, validation protocols, etc. and to complete documentation in a clear, accurate manner.

Laboratory Technologist

Benefits

At Octapharma Plasma we believe in our employees who have the passion and ability to make a difference to the quality of life of their communities. The individual growth and success of each and every employee at Octapharma Plasma is an integral part of our continued growth and success. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

Other benefits of the Director role include:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) contribution and matching program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Team-oriented environment
  • Recognition programs

     

Laboratory Technologist

About Octapharma Plasma, Inc.

We believe the growth and success of each of our employees is an important part of the continued growth and success of our company. We create a workplace known for teamwork and recognition based on the following values: Customer Focus Leadership Integrity Team Spirit Self Respect Respect for Others Life Balance Safety