Certified Clinical Laboratory Scientist I

Hiring By - Biostaffic

 BioPharma

Kapolei, Hawaii - United States

Job Highlights

Not Disclosed

Mid-Senior level

Posted 4 months ago
Job details
Company Description
Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.
The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.
In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.
In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.
Job Description
Eurofins Donor & Product Testing is looking for a Clinical Laboratory Scientist to assist with providing comprehensive laboratory services to meet the unique testing needs of the transplant community. Our clinical labs preform microbiology testing to determine microbial cleanliness, infectious disease and donor eligibility testing, as well Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) testing to successfully match organ transplant recipients with compatible donors. If you are looking for a fun exciting opportunity with the ability to make a positive impact in the lives of donors and transplant recipients look no further!
Licensed technologists must have a current & active license (CLS/MLS/MLT certification and/or CHT/CHS) in one or more of the following areas: Generalist, Molecular, Immunology, Histocompatibility. Dependent upon what area of the laboratory the technologist shall work, the technologist shall be proficient in assays/methodologies including, but not limited to: ABO typing, Nucleic Acid Testing, serological assay (EIA, ELISA) and Histocompatibility testing. The technologist is expected to execute both manual and automated test platforms.
Clinical Laboratory Scientist I responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Follow laboratory procedures for handling and processing of sampling, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient results.
  • Follow prescribed procedures, performing any of the tests within any of the laboratory specialties. Calculate the results of the tests performed, if necessary.
  • Accurately enter results of testing, as needed.
  • Issue accurate test results, if trained.
  • Operate, calibrate, conduct performance checks, and maintain laboratory analyzers or equipment, as necessary.
  • Recognize and correct basic analyzer malfunctions. Notify supervision/management, when appropriate.
  • Maintain adequate inventory of supplies, reagents and materials.
  • Evaluate media, reagents, and calibrators according to established criteria.
  • Prepare reagents and/or media as per prescribed procedure.
  • Conduct established quality control procedures on analytical tests, equipment, reagents, media, and products. Evaluate results of quality control, and implement corrective action(s) when indicated.
  • Review and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
  • Accept or reject test results in accordance with SOPs.
  • Orient, mentor and/or teach new employees and/or employees that require cross-training on clinical laboratory methods, procedures and techniques.
  • Adhere to all Quality Assurance, HIPAA and Safety standards.
  • Adhere to all testing turnaround timelines.
  • Meets basic expectations of DPT’s quality management system, including, but not limited to good workmanship, adherence to standard operational procedures, training, good documentation practices, accurate recordkeeping so the company may meet its stated quality policy and objectives.
  • Document all corrections and/or corrective actions when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specification.
  • Support Eurofins DPT’s business philosophy, leadership values, and ethics.
  • Represent laboratory and the organization favorable and in accordance with established Company standards and associate attributes at all times.
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity and honesty in performing tests, documenting test results and maintaining patient, client, employee and laboratory business confidentiality.
  • Other duties as formally assigned by laboratory Management.
  • Participate on special project teams a requested by laboratory Management.
The ideal candidate would possess the following qualities:
  • Highly self-motiviated, with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Good Work Ethics
  • Team player & goal oriented
  • Willing to learn new knowledge
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Keenly attentive to detail
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential
  • Analytical judgment, problem solving skills, accuracy and detail oriented
  • Represent department and the organization favorably and in accordance with established Company standards and associate attributes at all times
Qualifications
Required Minimum Qualification:
  • Bachelor’s (BA or BS) degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution.
  • The appropriate State License to perform clinical laboratory testing in which the laboratory is located.
  • In California, must be licensed by the State of California Department of Public Health.
  • In Georgia, must successfully complete a certification examination from ASCP, AMT, NCA, or AAB.
  • In Hawaii, must be licensed by the State of Hawaii to perform Histocompatibility and/or infectious disease testing.
  • Employee must provide a current copy of license to laboratory Management.
  • Responsible for maintaining licensure and continuing education as required per licensing agency and/or State.
  • NOTE: License is mandatory for the role; the loss of licensure or failure to renew license will result in an unpaid of leave of absence or termination (to be determined by laboratory Management).
    • MLT/MT/CLS/MLS/CHT/CHS/MB preferred
  • Strong organizational and planning skills as well as strong keen attention to detail.
  • Strong and effective written and verbal communication skills, and interpersonal/ teamwork skills.
  • Intermediate or higher level of proficiency with computers; Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software programs including accurate keyboarding skills.
  • Internal & External customer-centric Skills.
  • Experience working in histocompatibility labs is preferred
Additional Information
Position is full-time Monday - Friday, 1st shift 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, with overtime as needed. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Honolulu, HI are encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays
Please be aware that this role will require access to a site that requires COVID-19 vaccination or exemption from vaccination requirements. Prior to starting work in this position, employees must show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination or exemption from vaccination requirements. Exemptions will be granted as warranted by medical contraindications, disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

Benefits Offered?

  • No

Bonus Offered?

  • No

Travel Required?

  • No

Location:

  • Kapolei, Hawaii - United States

Experience:

  • Mid-Senior level

Global Experience Needed?

  • No

Specialized Experience Needed?

  • No

Apply before:

  • Apr 12, 2024
Company Overview
Eurofins
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Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and the environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins works with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate. Eurofins is a global leader in food, environmental, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, CDMO, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies. Since 1987, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to over 61,000 staff across a network of independent companies in 61 countries, operating ca. 900 laboratories. Performing over 450 million tests every year, Eurofins offers a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products, as well as providing innovative clinical diagnostic testing services, as one of the leading global emerging players in specialised clinical diagnostics testing. Ever since its IPO on the French stock exchange in 1997, Eurofins has been one of the fastest growing listed European companies.
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