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Medical Technologist II

Reference: 059927_1572942257
Medical Technologist II
Position Summary
To ensure the Central Laboratory is meeting the higest quality standards. To perform the general technical assignments and testing in the section in accordance with current procedures and quality standards, under the supervision of the Section Manager/Supervisor, ensuring that turnaround times agreed in each contract are met
Job Functions/Responsibilities

Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which centre 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.

  • To process samples and issue reports in accordance with written procedures. These should be processed within agreed turnaround times.
  • To maintain, calibrate and validate the instruments/assays assigned to the section according to written laboratory procedures.
  • To maintain regular inventory of all reagents and spare parts required in this section in order to ensure availability and future reagent usage prior to expiry dates.
  • To adhere to written internal and external quality control procedures in order to ensure the quality of the results.
  • Consults with Lead Medical Technologist/Supervisor prior to reporting grossly abnormal results and when an out of control test run is encountered. 4%Prepares reagents as needed, maintains quality control records, compiles any required statistical data and maintains the cleanliness of work areas.
  • To ensure the proper preparation and storage of samples.
  • To file and archive raw data and work lists.
  • To receive reagent delivery, reconcile returned invoices and purchase orders.
  • Participates in required Continuous Professional Education Programs, including conferences,internal journal club and lectures, as required.
  • To carry out specific tasks relevant to the general running of the laboratory as assigned by senior personnel.


He/she has the authority:

  • To order reagents which have been authorised by Finance and Senior Personnel.
  • To contact engineers to arrange for the service of the instruments of his/ her responsibility as instructed by senior personnel.
  • To validate or reject results in the LlMS through the interpretation of internal quality control results, prior to review by senior personnel.
  • To release and review results as authorised by the Lead Medical Technologist or Senior Lab staff.

Experince, Skills, Knowledge & Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential dutysatisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, andlor ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Fluency in English both written and oral.
  • The ability to work in conformance with standard operating procedure and conditions.
  • To be able to perform calibration and quality checks.
  • The ability to check that equipment is functioning wi thin its specifications and to respond appropriately to abnormalities.
  • To understand that implications of non-analytical error
  • To be able to keep accurate, legible records and recognise the need to handle these records and all other information in line with GCP.
  • To understand the principles of quality control and quality assurance. To be aware of the role of audit and review in quality management, including quality control, quality assurance and the use of appropriate outcome measures.
  • A customer orientation -to provide a timely ,confident ,reliable and friendly service to all our internal and external customers
  • A high level of personal integrity and ethical behaviour and a responsible and mature approach to work
  • A systematic approach to tasks with a commitment to seeing things through to completion.
  • An ability to step up to meet workload demands and trouble shoot when need be.
  • Creative and enthusiastic you will enjoy contributing to process improvement initiatives.
  • Good organisational skills needed to manage multiple investigations and the processing of a mass of data.
  • Good communication skills that allow you to confidently interact with all levels in the organisation
  • Patience and ability to work as part of a team.
  • The desire to achieve the mathematical, computational and instrumentation skills necessary to work and progress in clinical laboratory work.
  • To comply with health and safety legislation and be aware of the responsibilities of the employee in this context .To be aware of immunisation requirements and the role of occupational health

Educational Requirements

  • A BSc degree in Medical Laboratory Science/Biomedical Science majoring in Chemistry, Haematology, Immunology, and/or Infectious Diseases.or
  • A degree in Biological Science equivalent' with relevant experience in the field.and(ii) Experience Required: At least two years relevant experience.
Benefits of Working in ICON
Other than working with a great team of smart and energetic people, we also offer a very competitive benefits package. This varies from country to country so a dedicated recruiter will discuss this with you at interview stage.
We care about our people as they are the key to our success. We provide an open and friendly work environment where we empower people and provide them with opportunities to develop their long term career.
What's Next?
Following your application you will be contacted by one of our dedicated recruiters and if successful we will be able to provide you with more details about this opportunity.
ICON is an equal opportunity employer - M/F/D/V and committed to providing a workplace free of any discrimination or harassment.

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