Oxford Immunotec, Inc.

Medical Laboratory Technologist, T-SPOT

US-MA-Norwood
4 weeks ago
ID
2017-1802
# of Openings
1
Department
Norwood Lab

Overview

Within the standards of the laboratory and local, state, federal, and other regulations, the Medical Laboratory Technologist performs the T-SPOT test and assures quality of the results.

Responsibilities

  • Performs all aspects of the T-SPOT.TB diagnostic laboratory test according to laboratory procedures (specimen receipt, accessioning, processing, etc).
  • Judges whether the results are abnormal/critical and takes appropriate action internally/externally according to laboratory guidelines. Records results of tests with all supporting documentation for clinical interpretation.
  • Uses liquid handling robotics, cell counting instrumentation, and microscopy to perform assay work.
  • Ensures the highest sample integrity and data quality, notifying Supervisors immediately of deviations and exceptions. 
  • Performs regularly scheduled quality control, preventative maintenance, and calibration of equipment according to laboratory guidelines. Performs all troubleshooting and repair.
  • Contributes to the development of a continuous process improvement culture by recommending workflow changes and participating in new process implementations and technology transfer.
  • Participates in department continuing education including training program expanding scope of knowledge.
  • Trains and teaches laboratory personnel and other clinical staff. May observe, guide, verify and check documentation of less experienced lab personnel.
  • Contributes to efficient workflow by taking initiative and filling in as needed. May assist in schedule preparation.
  • Performs a variety of special projects or additional work as needed/assigned including participating in new test development and evaluation. Drafts procedures/protocols as directed.
  • Enters sample collection information and patient demographic information into the Orchard Harvest LIS. 
  • Performs inventory and restocks laboratory supplies 
  • Follows all company safety policies & other safety precautions within work area.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness is essential.
  • Required to work some weekends and holidays as needed.

Qualifications

  • A baccalaureate degree in Medical Technology or in one of the biological, chemical or physical sciences.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Occasionally moves supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Job requires employee to remain on his or her feet for continuous periods of time.

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