Medical Laboratory Technologist

Posted 26 January 2021
SalaryUp to £45000.00 per annum
LocationAlpharetta, Georgia
Job type Permanent

Job description

Medical Laboratory Technologist
Claremont Consulting has an immediate need for a Medical Laboratory Technologist in the Alpharetta, GA area with one of our premier clients.
  • Accurately accession and order tests for patient specimens using Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)
  • RT qPCR and Extraction
  • Perform ELISA and PCR based molecular testing on patient samples under supervision
  • Prepare patient samples for molecular and protein analysis
  • Perform DNA extraction as required
  • Prepare reagents for testing as needed
  • Record quality control data
  • Perform routine maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment
  • Ensure quality methods and testing is within CAP/CLIA guidelines
  • Perform all work according to written standard operating procedures and document all work performed
  • Draft/update SOP's as new processes are added, and existing processes change
  • Aid with test validations and research work as needed
  • Train lab staff on day to day functioning and routine laboratory tests

Promote safety in the laboratory
  • Be alert for potentially unsafe behavior, practices, set-ups, and situations, and correct them; or bring them to the attention of the laboratory supervisor if you are unsure of the proper procedures to be used
  • Enforce proper use of safety goggles, proper handling of chemical spills, proper handling of broken glassware, proper collection of chemical waste for disposal, and proper disposal of non-hazardous laboratory waste
  • Perform routine safety checks, such as but not limited to fire safety, first aid and spill kits maintenance

Maintain the laboratory in general
  • Clean the hoods, the areas around balances and instruments used during the laboratory period
  • Maintain inventory and bring to supervisor attention items needed (Kits, tubes, alcohol, lab coats, gloves, etc.)
  • Disinfect and clean all used glassware and plastic containers daily
  • Maintain cleanliness of personal station(s) at all times
  • Dispose of bio-hazardous material properly

Education and/or Work Experience:
  • 4 Year Degree in a life science field (Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry)
  • 2-3 Years in Laboratory environment with knowledge of ELISA and RT-PCR techniques
  • ASCP (or AAB) Certification - MB, MT, or MLT required