Clinical Scientist

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Randox

E: recruitment@randox.com

T: +44 (0) 28 9442 2413

W: https://www.randox.com/

Clinical Laboratory Scientist – West Virginia (Job Ref: 24I/LABB)

We require a highly motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Laboratory Scientist licensed in West Virginia, to join an innovative international company in a growing industry that can provide career security and genuine advancement opportunities for those who show potential.

This position will be based within our site in Kearneysville, West Virginia. As such, you will need the right to work in the USA and hold a CLS License registered in the State of West Virginia to be considered for this position.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Routine use of the Randox Clinical Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS).
  • Conduct testing of blood samples (also handling of urine/sputum/swabs) for clinical chemistry and immunoassay testing, including various manual screening and mostly automated methods of clinical and research assays, covering a wide variety of clinical diagnostic tests.
  • Preparation and handling of samples and diagnostic reagents.
  • Operation of various automated analytical systems including but not limited to Rx Imola, Rx Modena, Siemens Roche Urisys, Sysmex Xs-1000i, Evidence Investigator, Evidence, Evolution, ELISA, and Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) Instruments.
  • Ensuring that all documentation and records of analytical results are fully completed, stored securely, and archived as required.
  • Strict adherence to chain of custody procedures throughout the analytical process.
  • Routine maintenance and calibration of analytical instrumentation.
  • Training of staff in analytical procedures.
  • Performing troubleshooting on technical issues associated with clinical diagnostic testing.
  • Ensuring that all the necessary quality control checks are completed daily and that they meet internal criteria.
  • Analysis and submission of all appropriate clinical proficiency testing programs.
  • Ensuring that all methods used for testing in the Laboratory are validated and pass quality control / Calibration, prior to ensure conformity with regularity requirements and/or manufacturers claims in the Instructions for Use.
  • Completing Fit for Purpose Assessments/Technical Validations for the Clinical Assays routinely run in Randox Clinical Laboratory Services according to CLIA/CAP/ISO17025 guidelines.
  • Assisting in the writing of new Standard Operation Procedure and Work Instructions within the Department and maintaining documentation updates.
  • Ensuring that EQA/IQC Investigations & Actions are progressed in line with documented Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Individuals must be flexible in working hours, if required.

The Candidate:
Essential:

  • CLS License in state of West Virginia
  • BSc. in Biomedical Science and Diploma in Professional Practice or qualified to at least degree level in a Biological Sciences/Biology degree only.
  • Extensive professional experience (excluding experience gained during education) in clinical diagnostic testing and reagent applications.
  • Extensive and demonstrable work experience in CLIA regulated laboratory.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Highly motivated, independent, and proactive, anticipates needs and acts accordingly.
  • Works well under pressure.
  • Ability to work as a team member of a cross-functional team to accomplish time-driven goals.

Desirable:

  • Working knowledge of quality systems in particular CLIA, CAP or ISO17025.
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety including Control of Substances Hazardous to Health.
  • Experience with both clinical and research use only (RUO, IUO) lab works.
  • Flexible working hours to complete business contracts within scheduled timeframes.

 

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