QuintilesIMS Medical Technologist 2 - Flow Cytometry in Marietta, Georgia

Description:

Launched in 2015, Q2 Solutions is a leading global clinical trials laboratory services organization. We help biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostics customers improve human health through innovation that transforms science and data into actionable medical insights. Q2 Solutions is a quality driven, responsive partner with strong global experience and deep scientific and medical expertise. The Q2 Solutions joint venture was formed by Quintiles and Quest Diagnostics, combining the best of each parent organizations clinical trials laboratory services capabilities.

PURPOSE

Perform a variety of testing procedures of moderate to high complexity to obtain data for use in clinical trials research.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform a variety of testing procedures of moderate to high complexity. Evaluate validity of specimen results as per standard operating procedure (SOP) guidelines. Document all corrective actions taken.

  • Provide oversight and guidance to Medical Laboratory Technicians and/or Assistants. Assist with training of new staff within the assigned group. Train staff Medical Technologists and Medical Laboratory Technicians and/or Assistants in proper laboratory techniques for existing and new methods.

  • Maintain quality control of laboratory testing to ensure accurate and timely lab reporting. Document corrective and preventative actions taken using good documentation practices.

  • Assist management in establishing new methodologies. Assist in completion of validation packages.

  • Assist management with implementing SOPs for laboratory testing and safety procedures. Implement changes in laboratory notifying all employees of necessary changes. Notify management when updates to department SOP manuals are needed to reflect procedural changes.

  • Follow safety procedures as per laboratory SOPs.

  • Collaborate with Project Manager with client requests and concerns. Notify management of any delays in testing and any related factors.

  • Identify appropriate vendors and orders laboratory supplies as directed by management in order to maintain consistent workflow.

  • Participate in continuing education through self-study, attending off-site lectures and preparing programs to share with coworkers.

  • All responsibilities are essential job functions unless noted as nonessential (N).

Qualifications:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Good knowledge of clinical procedures in Flow Cytometry

  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP) and other regulatory agency standards within area of responsibility

  • Knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling

  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrumentation and terminology used in the area of responsibility

  • Basic computer skills

  • Ability to maintain effective reporting procedures and control workflow

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or educational equivalent in medical/histo technology and 2 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • Applicable certifications and licenses as required by country, state, and/or other regulatory bodies PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Work is performed in a laboratory environment, full manual dexterity and visual acuity required

  • May be exposed to potential physical harm from hazardous chemicals, infectious diseases, blood-borne pathogens, toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, dangerous tools and equipment

EEO Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Primary Location:

USA-Georgia-Marietta