Under the direction of the laboratory management team, the Laboratory Technologist will be responsible for performing experiments involved in the verification and validation of IVD assays. The Laboratory Technologist will provide detailed results of experiments through day-to-day interaction will fellow technologists and laboratory management as part of a team of highly skilled laboratory professionals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Work under guidance of supervisor in the development of automated specimen handling, processing, and spotting for Mass Spec interrogation
Assist in the assessment of raw material for new assay components
Assist in the assessment of new materials and equipment where necessary and provide feedback on suitability for use
Perform process and equipment verification and validation following SOPs
Handle hazardous chemicals and reagents according to safety regulations
Assist in maintaining equipment to the highest possible standards
Bachelor's Degree in Science
Minimum 2 years' experience working in a clinical or research laboratory
Proven record of performing complex laboratory experiments
Proven record of clearly reporting results of complex laboratory experiments
Experience following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Experience acquiring data using instrument acquisition software
Experience communicating results of experiments (digital, written, verbal)
Experience performing verification and validation of IVD assays in a clinical laboratory
Experience using laboratory automation software for sample preparation
Experience interpreting technical information from scientific documents and converting the information to a new experimental design
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee will be required to stand and/or work up to 4 hours a day and/or sit up to 8 hours a day; use hands to handle or feel objects including pipettes, keyboard and telephones
May need to reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch
The employee will be required to talk and hear and have specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus
The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds
The noise level in the work environment will vary by location but is usually moderate
Additional Salary Information: Medical and Dental paid by employer, Optional Vision available. Paid vacation, Sick and Holidays. Generous contribution to 401k after 1 year of service. Tuition Assistance.
Internal Number: BI349
About The Binding Site, Inc.
The Binding Site is committed to disease state management and clinical practice guidelines. The Binding Site's employees have the expertise and practical experience to assist with technical and clinical education and training, from validation to implementation and beyond, giving clinicians and laboratory staff the tools to significantly improve diagnosis and management of patients.