Laboratory Technologist

  • Centennial, CO, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

VRL Eurofins is the Pre-Transplant Testing division of Eurofins, committed to servicing the transplant community with regional high complexity testing laboratories.  Headquartered near Denver, Colorado, with satellite laboratories in or near Los Angeles, Dallas, Boston, Atlanta, and Minneapolis, VRL Eurofins is continuing to expand throughout the United States and is seeking a highly motivated and detail oriented Laboratory Technologist to work in Centennial, Colorado.

Job Description

Laboratory Technologist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Following prescribed procedures, performing any of the tests within any of the laboratory specialties 
  • Calculating the results of the tests performed, if necessary
  • Operating, calibrating, conducting performance checks, and maintaining any laboratory analyzers or equipment
  • Recognizing and correcting basic analyzer malfunctions; Notifying management personnel when appropriate
  • Preparing reagents or media from a prescribed procedure
  • Evaluating media, reagents, and calibrators according to established criteria
  • Conducting established quality control procedures on analytical tests, equipment, reagents, media, and products.  Evaluating results of quality control and implements corrective action when indicated
  • Determining performance specifications for new methods
  • Confirming and verifying results through knowledge of techniques, principles, and analyzers
  • Monitoring quality assurance/continuous improvement programs
  • Monitoring safety programs in compliance with laboratory regulations
  • Utilizes laboratory information systems or other methods to accurately and effectively report patient results
  • Writing laboratory procedures conforming to standardized format
  • Reporting test results conforming to established procedures

The ideal candidate would possess:

  • Ability to work in a high stress, high volume environment
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of medical technology
  • Knowledge of the principles of chemistry, biology, and bacteriology as related to medical technology
  • Some knowledge of recent developments in the field of medical technology
  • Ability to instruct subordinate technologist in areas of medical laboratory testing
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks according to prescribed procedures and to make accurate observations and records of tests results
  • Skill in the use of medical laboratory equipment
  • Analytical thinking and communication skills
  • Advanced computer, scientific, mathematical, and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitude
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution
  • 1-2 years of clinical laboratory related experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorship

Additional Information

Position is full time working 1st shift, Wednesday - Saturday, 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., with overtime as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Centennial, Colorado are encouraged to apply.

  • Compensation Range: $18.00 to $23.00/ hour
  • 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

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.

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