Technologist I

  • Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #38737

Winston-Salem, NC

Rapidly growing biotech research company, focusing in human cell, tissue testing infectious diseases, & more, is excited to share they are hiring for a Technologist in Winston Salem, NC! This opportunity is great for new graduates with laboratory experience and a degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology.

Pay: $20-24/hr.
Terms: Direct Hire
Schedule: Wed-Saturday, 8am-6pm EST


  • Following prescribed procedures, performing any of the tests within any of the laboratory specialties, calculating the results of the tests performed as necessary
  • Operating, calibrating, conducting performance checks, and maintaining any laboratory analyzers or equipment
  • Recognizing and correcting basic analyzer malfunctions; notifying management personnel when appropriate
  • Preparing reagents or media from a prescribed procedure
  • Evaluating media, reagents, and calibrators according to established criteria
  • Conducting established quality control procedures on analytical tests, equipment, reagents, media, and products; evaluating results of quality control and implements corrective action when indicated
  • Determining performance specifications for new methods
  • Performs instrument maintenance, QC reagents and kits
  • Performs routine testing including assay validations
  • Confirming and verifying results through knowledge of techniques, principles, and analyzers
  • Monitoring quality assurance/continuous improvement programs
  • Monitoring safety programs in compliance with laboratory regulations
  • Utilizes laboratory information systems or other methods to accurately and effectively report patient results
  • Review and follow Standard Operating Procedures
  • Reporting test results conforming to established procedures

Education/Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution
  • If required by the State in which the laboratory is located, the appropriate State License to perform clinical laboratory testing
  • 0-2 years of related experience
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of medical technology
  • Knowledge of the principles of chemistry, biology, and bacteriology as related to medical technology
  •  Knowledge of recent developments in the field of medical technology
  • Ability to perform assigned tasks according to prescribed procedures and to make accurate observations and records of tests results
  • Skill in the use of medical laboratory equipment
  • Strong communication skills & analytical thinking
  • Performs instrument maintenance
  • Performs freezer, refrigerator, and incubator maintenance
  • Performs QC reagents needed for patient testing
  • Competent to perform routine testing for many tests performed within the department

**This job description is a complete list of all desired skills but not all are required.  We strongly encourage candidates who have some of the skills to apply.  We look forward to a conversation to learn more about you**

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