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Medical Technician I

Reference: JR062794
This vacancy has now expired.

Job Title: Medical Technologist (Laboratory)

Location: Dublin 18

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry! Are you one of them?

At ICON, we have an incredible opportunity for an expert Medical Technologist to join the team in our Leopardstown location.

The Role:

  • Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which center around our commitment to People, Clients and Performance.
  • As a member of staff, the employee is expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes adding value to our business and meeting client needs.
  • Accepts direction and instruction from the Laboratory Management team.
  • Responsible for the quality and timelines of technical procedures, as well as their compliance with the applicable company, CAP, and local regulatory agency testing requirements.
  • Performs technical assignments and testing and issue reports in accordance with written procedures, these should be processed within agreed turnaround times.
  • Enters and releases required information in the LIS, such as test results, comments and quality of the results and maintain correction active logs as appropriate.
  • Consults with Laboratory Management staff prior to reporting grossly abnormal results and when OUT OF CONTROL test runs are encountered.
  • Responsible for the preparation quality control documentation, instrument and equipment maintenance documentation performance or proficiency testing and compliance with all appropriate regulatory procedures and quality requirements in a testing area.
  • Responsible for ensuring reagents are maintained, prepared, stored and used in a manner suitable for testing and documentation is kept to ensure adequate records are available in test area.
  • Performs the maintenance, calibration and validation of the instruments/assays assigned to the section according to written laboratory procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining all paperwork and ensuring all records are kept up to date and stored
  • Assists with responding to queries and quality issues and quality issues, and participates in root cause analysis investigations as directed by laboratory management team
  • Assists in maintaining temperature monitoring system as required
  • Reports to, and is responsible to Supervisor/Manager for daily operation and evaluation of work performance
  • Participates in required Continuous Professional Education Programme, including conferences, internal journal club and lectures, as required.

*This position is being offered on a Tuesday - Saturday shift rotation.

What you will need:

  • A minimum of one year's laboratory experience
  • Fluency in English, both written and oral
  • Basic working knowledge of and compliance with all CAP and local agency requirements
  • Degree qualified (Science or related)

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