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Technical Specialist/Immunogenetics

Lighthouse Lab Services is partnered with a top tier hospital in Philadelphia, and we are searching for an experienced medical technologist with a molecular background to serve as a Technical Specialist for their Immunogenetics Lab. This is a perfect opportunity for medical technologist who are looking at taking their first steps into a true leadership role in the lab. 

Shift: Days, M-F 
Pay Rate: DOE $70,000-$80,000

Job Summary

To perform and report various laboratory tests prescribed by physicians.  Has advanced experience and/or laboratory training that give this candidate the ability (advanced tech skill inventory) to perform this service in multiple or highly specialized sections of the laboratory as assigned. Provides assistance to the Director and Supervisor for procedure development, product evaluation, quality monitors, review of technical/regulatory manuals and other technical duties.

Job Responsibilities

-Accurately performs routine to highly complex diagnostic tests or procedures as assigned in multiple laboratory sections (advanced tech skill inventory) and reports results through appropriate channels.  Completes, evaluates and records all appropriate quality controls and quality assurance markers. Activates troubleshooting procedures when necessary. Trains others to perform this responsibility when assigned.

-Assists others (as appropriate based on skill level) by demonstrating expertise of advance experience and or training (tech skill inventory) as necessary for laboratory operation and provides IMPACT feedback to the Supervisor.  Maintains an awareness of laboratory science, products and procedures and makes recommendations for improvements to the Director or Supervisor. Assists with procedure development, product evaluations, quality monitors and regulatory compliance as assigned

-Performs preventative/safety maintenance on equipment and maintains a safe, clean and efficient work environment. Takes initiative in problem solving equipment failures to the extent capable. Communicates unresolved issues to supervisor or designee.  Complies with personal protective equipment (PPE) and other laboratory and hospital safety standards 100% of the time. Notifies supervisor of unsafe events.  Responsibly controls and maintains inventory. Trains others to perform this responsibility when assigned.

-Provides professional, courteous and calm customer service to both internal and external customers.  Identifies appropriate resources and sources for re-directed inquiries.  Acts as a reference source for laboratory procedures within their skill inventory as necessary. Takes charge of any unusual or problem situations and reports issue to Supervisor or Director.

-Regularly reviews operational procedure manuals, individual competency assessment, quality assurance monitors for completeness, accuracy and regulatory compliance.  Assists the Supervisor with recommendations for content, accuracy and improvements.  Actively identifies and pursues technical learning needs. Actively participates in laboratory section continuing education/quality assurance meetings by providing instructional support and presentations. Successfully completes 12 units of approved continuing education activities during evaluation cycle.

Equal Opportunity:
At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 17 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. Lighthouse Lab Services is committed to working and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including persons with disabilities. If at any time during the application process, you need an accommodation, please contact recruiting@lighthouselabservices.com for assistance.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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