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PPD

Medical Technologist - 1st and 2nd Shift Available - Sign on Bonus Available

Company Description

PPD is a leading global contract research organization providing comprehensive, integrated drug development, laboratory and lifecycle management services.  At PPD, we are passionate, deliberate, and driven by our purpose- to improve health!

 Role Description:

We are currently offering competitive compensation package including shift differential and a sign on bonus. As the Medical Technologist you will work independently and without technical supervision to perform low, moderate, and high complexity clinical laboratory testing as a generalist, with assignment in some or all of the following disciplines: urinalysis, coagulation, hematology, chemistry, special chemistry, and immunology. The Med Tech also troubleshoots laboratory equipment and methods and provides technical supervision of others as required.

 
Responsibilities include:
  • Perform clinical laboratory testing on samples according to established laboratory procedures, and verify/report test results as requested by study protocol. Ensures quality laboratory results and prioritizes work to optimize timely result reporting. Accurately perform quality control/assurance and proficiency testing as needed
  • Maintain complex laboratory equipment and correctly interpret assay validity as a CLIA qualified clinical laboratory testing professional
  • Perform and record instrument and test preventive maintenance, calibration, reagent, troubleshooting and other procedures required to establish, maintain, or monitor test performance
  • Perform, monitor and record disinfection and maintenance of general laboratory equipment and areas
  • Technically monitor and supervise medical laboratory technicians and students. This includes participation in the laboratory competency assessment program

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or four-years of college plus  Clinical Laboratory Scientist (NCA) or equivalent certification
  • Ability to advise clinic staff in the proper techniques of specimen collection and submission
  • Ability to evaluate new test systems and equipment for use in the laboratory
  • Instrument preventive maintenance and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to perform assays in additional clinical and research applications
  • Knowledge of the basic theories and techniques of clinical laboratory testing in urinalysis, coagulation, hematology, chemistry, special chemistry, and immunology
  • Basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiology
  • Knowledge of laboratory principles and techniques of problem-solving
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills (oral and written)Record-keeping skills
    Must be able to modify work schedule to meet clinic needs

Working Environment

PPD values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive.  Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

  • Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.
  • Able to work upright and stationary and/or standing for typical working hours.
  • Able to lift and move objects up to 25 pounds
  • Able to work in non-traditional work environments.
  • Able to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.
  • May have exposure to potentially hazardous elements typically found in healthcare or laboratory environments.
  • Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.  

 

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