Senior Medical Lab Technician/Technologist (MT/MLT)

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27/10/2021 9:01:37 PM
West Jefferson, OH US
Company: Battelle

Battelle delivers when others can’t. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients—whether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. 

 

Sr. Medical Lab Tech/Technologist equates to Clinical Lab Tech Specialist – we will train candidates with ASCP MT or MLT!

JOB SUMMARY

We are seeking a Clinical Pathology Technician Specialist. This position is located in West Jefferson, OH.

Primary expectations of the Clinical Pathology Technician Specialist include: perform routine automated and manual procedures in the areas of hematology, clinical chemistry, coagulation, urinalysis and parasitology in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP). In addition, the individual may perform several of the following procedures including, but not limited to: clinical pathology sample preparation, necropsy, tissue trimming, embedding, staining, microtomy, quality control, and tissue/slide inventory. Daily tasks include assisting other technicians in completion of daily activities or working alone on the assigned tasks. The desired candidate will be proficient with processing samples, filing, and maintaining and troubleshooting all laboratory equipment in accordance with Good Laboratory Practices (GLP).
 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand and closely follow relevant Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs), Standard Operating Procedures(SOPs) and Study Protocol requirements regarding all laboratory activities assigned and/or engaged in.
  • Use proper record keeping documenting work activities.
  • Develop a good working knowledge of laboratory equipment and experimental procedures and apply this knowledge in the performance of assigned laboratory tasks.
  • Conduct standard as well as non-standard tasks under the close supervision and guidance of more experienced staff.
  • Respond appropriately to various alarms and potential emergency situations.
  • Adhere to chemical agent, facility and bio-facility safety requirements.
  • Read assigned SOPs promptly to remain in compliance with Battelle policies and regulations.
  • Follow health and safety requirements that are posted or within relevant SOPs.
  • Willingness to continue to learn new tasks to expand knowledge as opportunities present.
  • May assist in other related areas to include: histology, cage wash, chemistry, PCR, Microbiology based on needs and skills.

THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED

  • Associates Degree in Medical Technology, MLT (ASCP) or Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, MT(ASCP)  OR degree AND Clinical pathology laboratory experience is required.
  • Related experience 7 years at Associates Degree level or 3-5 yrs at Bachelor’s level.
  • Demonstrated ability to be detailed-oriented, organized, dedicated, multitask with ease, and work well in a team setting within a diverse group of individuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well with others and reliable and punctual. Must be innovative and able to work with little supervision.
  • Sufficiently medically fit to do work in a bio-containment lab wearing appropriate respiratory equipment and perform assigned duties.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Must be willing to work in a biosafety level 2 (BSL2) and/or 3 (BSL3) environment and able to wear appropriate respiratory protection.
  • Must be willing to be immunized with licensed and FDA approved vaccines and medications recommended for persons at risk to occupational exposure of biological agents
  • Must be willing to participate in periodic drug screening.
  • Must be willing to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours.

LEGAL DISCLAIMER

The above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle’s Legal Department.

BENEFITS

Battelle’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.

 

COVID-19 Vaccine

In compliance with President Biden’s Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force COVID-19 Workplace Safety: Guidance for Federal Contractors and Subcontractors, Battelle requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated.  Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws). 
 

Battelle is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact recruiting@battelle.org.

 

Battelle is an equal opportunity employer.  We provide employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle.

 

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