Job Description

Medical Lab Technologist
Job Number: 21-11833
 
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Medical Lab Technologist for our client in New Haven, CT. 
 
Eclaro’s client is among the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, trusted by billions to provide superior, cutting-edge, and inexpensive medicine that improves health and well-being. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Responsibilities:
  • To perform routine and special clinical laboratory testing using automated, semi-automated and/or manual methods and equipment, coordinating and organizing assigned laboratory sections (including Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Immunoassay, Coagulation and Biomarker Lab).
  • Additional responsibilities will include: quality control, validation of new assays, new employee training, documentation, subjects sample collection, laboratory equipment use and maintenance, inventory, and pharmacokinetic sample processing.
  • Provide routine and special clinical chemistry, hematological, coagulation, and urinalysis and other tests according to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Manual. Perform data entry and monitor laboratory information management system (LIMS).
  • Recognize and correct any improperly functioning instruments or inaccurate test procedures.
  • Collect biological samples from study subjects.
  • Perform calculations for work solutions or other calculations as required during experimental procedures.
  • Perform required routine maintenance of laboratory instruments
  • Responsible for performing routine and special clinical laboratory testing using automated, semi-automated and/or manual methods and equipment, coordinating and organizing assigned laboratory sections (including Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, Immunoassay, Coagulation and Biomarker Lab).
  • Responsibilities will also include: quality control, validation of new assays, new employee training, documentation, training, Lab Study Lead duties, instrument owner duties , laboratory equipment use and maintenance, inventory, and sample processing.
  • Indicate the primary responsibilities critical to the job.
  • The major duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to: Performs training as assigned. Perform all routine and special clinical chemistry, hematological, coagulation, and urinalysis, immunological and other tests according to the Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Implement and validate new assays.
  • May assist with assay development.
  • Develop skills in new methods, instruments, and technologies as implemented.
  • Perform all quality control checks (monitor trends) on instruments, reagents, and techniques, maintain quality control and calibration data. Prepare and check reagents and supplies.
  • Perform calculations for work solutions or other calculations as required during experimental procedures.
  • Perform and document required routine maintenance of laboratory instruments.
  • Maintain the inventory of and order laboratory supplies including notifying instrument key operators of upcoming reagent/supply needs. Process samples for analysis or storage and shipment.
  • Utilize PIMS computer system for the processing of samples.
  • Shipping and or receiving specimens as required.
  • Perform safety inspection of laboratories and surrounding office area as assigned and prepare a report.
  • Train and or mentor personnel in laboratory procedures as assigned.
  • Perform data entry and monitor laboratory information management system (LIMS).
  • Recognize and correct any improperly functioning instruments or inaccurate test procedures in timely fashion by following through and communicating with other personnel.
  • Maintain clean and safe work areas per SOP.
  • Write new or revise procedures for the SOP Manuals as assigned.
  • Instrument Owner: Performs monthly QC report and reviews with Laboratory Director.
  • Maintains reagent and consumable inventory.
  • Performs lot to lot QC comparison and sets QC ranges.
  • Schedules preventative maintenance.
  • Monitors that maintenance is performed.
  • Reviews SOPs yearly for relevance and documents review.
  • Lab Study Lead: Reviews protocol, prepares budget, create sample processing instructions, communicates with lab staff, QC PIMS setup, QC PIMS data query, creates discrepancy log, addresses testing that is required to be outsourced, gathers all study related documents at the end of the study and prepares them for long term filing.
  • Performs biomarker assays in Biomarker Lab as assigned.
  • Works with Biomarker Lab Lead on a project.
  • QC and analyze the data produced from analysis.
  • Document all analysis on appropriate assay check sheets.
  • Will perform continuing education as assigned Will do proficiency sample testing as assigned Will bring any issue of noncompliance to the attention of the Lab Manager or act to rectify the situation.
  • Monitors emails and voicemail to respond in an appropriate time frame.
  • Investigate any possible sample integrity issue and ensures that it is rectified.
  • Ensures that orders for each timepoint are correct and per protocol Be flexible with the schedule to cover inadvertent times that subjects/volunteers arrive for visits, check-ins, and discharges late.
  • Open communication with other departments in the building Work as a team with Lab staff and CRU staff Be able to function autonomously.
  • Perform critical problem solving Any additional projects assigned by the supervisor.
 
Qualifications:
  • Indicate qualifications and skills that are necessary for performance of responsibilities including: education, relevant experience, licenses, certifications and other job-related technical and managerial skills.
  • An Associate's degree in Medical Technology is required. A Bachelor's degree is preferred or equivalent.
  • MT or MLT (ASCP or equivalent) certification required. Minimum of one year of laboratory experience performing either clinical chemistry, hematology, immunoassay, coagulation, and/or urine analyses. Two to three years experience preferred.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well organized; easily manages multiple studies simultaneously.
  • Can work independently, but enjoys working as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Desire to take on new challenges
  • Change agile
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; enjoys fast-paced, varied work.
  • Ability to work beyond normal work hours and various shift availability required.
  • Ability to perform and record data entry via computer systems while conducting timed clinical procedures.
  • Must possess skills necessary for sample processing and handling.
  • Basic working knowledge of laboratory information system and computer software such as Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • Organizational Relationships:
  • Provide the primary groups or key role(s) that this role will have interaction with as a regular part of the Job responsibilities. Include any external interactions as appropriate.
  • Project Managers Clinical Research Sample Coordinator Specimen Processing Technicians Medical Laboratory Technologists Biomarker Assay Scientists
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
June Binuya
junethel.binuya@eclaro.com
2128047476
June Binuya | LinkedIn
 
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.
 

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