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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

Date: 21-Feb-2012
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Clinical Laboratory Scientist

* Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing according to established criteria * Calculate results using testing data with both manual and computerized procedures * Accurately enter results of testing. Review reports to ensure accurate test result reporting * Identify and respond to critical values or unusual or unexpected results and maintain proper documentation * Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of laboratory equipment * Evaluate instrument performance check results. Perform linearity, accuracy and precision checks as required * Perform Quality Control and calibrations as required * Recognize problems and initiate troubleshooting steps to evaluate testing failures and other problems * Monitor and maintain a consistent supply of reagents and consumables * Prepare, test and evaluate new reagents or controls * Provide technical guidance to laboratory assistants and associates and other Clinical Laboratory Scientists. Assist training new employees * Review and edit technical instructions and standard operating procedures

* B.S. in scientific discipline required * 1+ year’s direct experience in a laboratory setting * Previous molecular diagnostics experience including DNA isolation, PCR, RT-PCR,Real-Time PCR, capillary electrophoresis and DNA sequencing highly desired * Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills and experience with a laboratory information system * Experience with accreditation inspections and writing and editing laboratory Standard Operated Procedures (SOP) highly desirable

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