What you can expect in this position:
Under direct supervision by department leadership, performs
diagnostic clinical and clinical contract research testing.
Interacts with customers, providing a high level of customer
service to resolve customer concerns about sample acceptability and
results. Supports preparation of laboratory reagents and routine
maintenance of laboratory equipment. Supports the training of
junior and peer staff members. Performs higher level interpretation
of testing results and test panels.
What you will do:
Understands and performs to all applicable regulatory and
Performs daily diagnostic testing, as scheduled.
Supports sample evaluation and processing, as needed.
Performs on call, weekend, and holiday testing, as
Performs reagent preparation, as scheduled.
Operates, troubleshoots, and performs routine maintenance and
calibration on equipment.
Supports customer inquiries via phone and lab information system
Supports the maintenance of reagent and supply inventory.
Maintains sample integrity and ensure proper identification of
Maintains organization of departmental records, as needed.
Performs higher level review and release of results.
Performs interpretation of test panel results.
Trains staff on job specific tasks.
May perform competency assessment of staff.
May participate in validation of new test offerings or new
May assist in educating fellows, residents, students, and
visitors to the laboratory.
Prepares and manages the receipt of proficiency samples in the
May provide support for transfusion product selection, as
Reviews daily work for accuracy, and recognizes and investigates
the reason for potential discrepancies and unexpected results,
resolving where appropriate.
Other duties, as assigned.
When you will work:
1st Shift Days
What’s in it for you?
Complete insurance coverage – medical, dental, vision, life
401(k) with company match
Generous paid time off
Versiti was founded with the belief that together, our blood
centers can better serve patients’ urgent need for life-saving
healthcare. We love what we do, and we’re looking for passionate
individuals to join the Versiti family. We foster a diverse
environment that affirms each employee’s dignity and worth, and we
offer a chance to work with a team of compassionate people who
provide lifesaving blood to our communities on a daily basis.
We are Blood Health Innovators who enhance lives through
discovery, diagnosis, and treatment.
We will expand the frontiers of patient health through the
integration of science, medicine, and service.
Equal Opportunity Employer. This company will provide equal
opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, disability or veteran status.
What you will need:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in
biology, chemistry, molecular biology, immunology, clinical
laboratory science, or related field, or MLT (Medical Laboratory
Technician) certification required.
Mastery of Associate Technologist duties, responsibilities, and
Skills and Knowledge
Ability to read and interpret documents such as Standard
Operating Procedures, safety rules, operating and maintenance
instructions, and other department manuals.
Must have basic mathematical aptitude.
Ability to apply judgment to written or oral instructions.
Ability to organize work to provide productive work flow.
Flexibility to work independently and with a team.
Has a strong attention to detail.
Must have good communication skills, including the ability to
provide constructive criticism to peers.
Possesses legible hand writing.
Tools and Technology
Personal Computer (desk top, lap top, tablet).
General office equipment (computer, printer, fax, copy
Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Pipettes (single channel, multi-channel, electronic, etc.).
Centrifuges, freezers, refrigerators.
pH meter, microscopes.
Automated instruments (hematology counter, DNA isolator, plate
washer, Coagulation analyzer, etc.).
Lab specific equipment, including, but not limited to:
Flow Cytometry based equipment
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical demands: Daily tasks include a mixture of standing,
sitting, and walking. Hand-eye coordination with significant manual
dexterity and frequent repetitive hand motions. Reaching above the
head and lifting up to 50-pound items occurs occasionally. Visual
and hearing acuity to perform essential responsibilities. Looking
at computer screens or small items is common.
Mental demands : Requires ability to maintain a routine of
intense concentration for long periods, as well as excellent
cognitive, analytical, and memory ability.
Environmental hazards : Work with biohazardous material is
completed in a laboratory environment wearing appropriate Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE) and following internal policies,
training, and OSHA standards. Moderate level of noise is present in