Testing Technologist I
201 Carlson Circle San Marcos, TX 78667 US
Performs high complexity testing of laboratory samples, documents and reports test results in compliance with departmental procedures and applicable regulations while meeting established production demands.
Accurately and consistently perform assigned laboratory test procedures as outlined in established standard operating procedures.
Uses proper techniques for sample handling and processing to ensure the validity of test results.
Conserves laboratory resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
Ensures training qualifications for independent testing are current and accurate.
Learns complex concepts, technical specifications, and written procedures utilizing a combination of self-paced and hands-on training techniques.
Adheres to the laboratory' s quality control policies: processes controls at defined intervals; evaluates control results; takes appropriate actions to resolve failures, and accurately documents all quality control activities.
Performs instrument calibrations and maintenance according to established schedules and procedures; verifies successful completion prior to testing.
Accurately identifies problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results.
Maintains technical knowledge of complex automated testing equipment to resolve instrument and analytical errors or testing inconsistencies.
Reviews test result data for accuracy and compliance to standard operating procedures and regulatory standards prior to release.
Recognizes invalid test results, takes appropriate corrective action, and documents all findings.
Follows cGMP regulations and laboratory policies on material handling; make sure reagents/test kits have received dates, expiration dates, and if applicable opened dates.
Inspect, inventory, and store reagents and supplies when needed. Verify material expiration dates and take appropriate actions to limit waste.
Follow GMP for documentation using ALCOA; ensure regulations pertaining to records, reports, and data integrity policies are met.
Documents all errors and corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory' s established performance specifications.
Work as a member of a team responsible for completing the Plasma Testing Laboratory daily workload.
Works efficiently to consistently complete heavy workloads while maintaining all quality and safety standards.
Disinfect work areas and empty biohazardous waste.
Follow CLIA, FDA, EMA, and safety guidelines as described in their respective guidelines.
Maintains donor confidence and protects the company by keeping information confidential.
Must have the ability to establish work priorities and handle several procedures simultaneously.
Must interact with other departments.
WORK SCHEDULES (Mon-Fri): Schedule #1: 6: 00 am - 2: 30 pm -- 4 Testing Technologist Schedule #2: 2: 00 pm - 10: 30 pm -- 2 Testing Technologist Schedule #3: 10: 00 pm - 6: 30 am -- 2 Testing Technologist
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