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Medical Technologist II

Reference: 059927_2
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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 instructions from the Laboratory Management Team Responsible for the quality and timelines of technical procedures, as well as their compliance with applicable company, CAP, and local regulatory agency testing requirements. Perform 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 control results in a timely manner with compliance to all regulatory requirements. Adheres to written internal and external quality control procedures in order to ensure the quality of the results and maintain Corrective action 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 of proficiency testing and compliance with all appropriate regulatory procedures and quality requirements in testing area. Responsible for ensuring that 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 safely as per standard operating procedures Assists with responding to queries and quality issues, and participates in root cause analysis investigations as directed by laboratory management team. Assists with the evaluation and validation of new procedures as required. 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 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 the Management team. Travel (approximately 0%) domestic and/or international Provides mentorship for training of: Technologists I/BMS III, Technicians I & II/BMS I & II and Lab Assistants To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. US/LATAM/CAN: A minimum of 5 years experience successfully performing as a Technologists EU/APAC: in depth proven experience successfully performing as a Technologist or a significant proven experience supporting development activities. For Farmingdale Lab: New York State License as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist. Compliance with all health and safety legislation and awareness of employee responsibilities in this context. Basic knowledge of immunization requirements for the role of occupational health professions. Basic working knowledge of and Compliance with all CAP and local agency regulatory requirements. Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Fluency in English both written and oral. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks with good organization skills and good attention to detail. Ability to work as part of, and set the example of performance standards for a team. Ability to work in conformance with standard operating procedure and conditions with a systematic approach to tasks committed to seeing things through to completion. Demonstrated ability to keep accurate, legible records and recognize the need to handle these records and all other information in line with GCP/GLP/GDP. Familiar with the operation of laboratory equipment with a demonstrated ability to check that equipment is functioning within its specifications and to respond appropriately to abnormalities. Understands the basic principles of quality control, quality assurance and quality audits and outcomes. Customer Focused –providing timely, confident, reliable and friendly service to all our internal and external customers and inspiring the team to follow your example. Demonstrates a high level of personal integrity and ethical behavior with a responsible and mature approach to work duties. Action oriented demonstrating the ability to handle work load demands resulting in the generation of large amounts of data and to trouble shoot issues timely when required. Creative and enthusiastic with the ability to suggest and assists in implementing process improvement initiatives. Ability to confidently interact with all levels in the organization and provide senior management with valued feedback. Basic working knowledge of LIMS with the desire to achieve the mathematical, computational and instrumentation skills necessary to work and progress in Biomedical Science. Bachelors’ degree in Medical Technology or equivalent. OR A BSc degree in Medical Laboratory Science/Biomedical Science majoring in Chemistry, Haematology, Immunology, and/or Infectious Diseases. A postgraduate qualification such as FIBMS/FAMLS/ASCP or MSc while highly desirable is not essential.

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