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Clinical Microbiologist

DiagnosTechs Inc. Kent, WA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Clinical Microbiologist

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Microbiology Operations, this position will assist in the daily operations of a busy clinical and research microbiology department.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with the verification of test procedures performed as directed by Director of Microbiology Operations
  • Maintain a quality control program appropriate for the testing performed and established parameters for acceptable levels of analytic performance. Ensure the levels are maintained throughout the entire testing process
  • Assist in resolving technical issues and ensuring that the correct remedial actions are taken whenever test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications
  • Ensure that patient test results are not reported until all corrective actions have been completed and the test system is functioning properly
  • Make observations of routine patient test performance, including specimen preparation, processing and testing
  • Assist with monitoring the recording and reporting of test results
  • Review intermediate test results or worksheets, quality control records, proficiency testing results and preventive maintenance records
  • Assist with observation of instrument maintenance and function checks
  • Assist with the assessment of test performance through testing previously analyzed specimens, internal blind testing samples or external proficiency testing samples
  • Monitor preparations for Laboratory Inspections by CAP, TJC, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrate professional demeanor and portray company core values to providers and co-workers
  • Strong personal management skills, including time management, planning, organizing and delivery of results
  • Ability to maintain composure in stressful situations
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person and over the phone
  • Highly skilled in reviewing, compiling and reporting information that is accurate and complete
  • Patient, friendly, and out-going personality; work well with all types of people

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science degree in either Microbiology, Medical Technology, Bacteriology or related
  • M(ASCP) certification or equivalent.
  • 10+ years of handling high complexity testing within the specialty of Microbiology including the subspecialty of Bacteriology and Molecular Biology.

DiagnosTechs Inc.

Why Work Here?

Family Friendly!

Founded in 1987, Diagnos-TechsTM is a pioneer and leader in saliva-based testing. Our commitment to assisting healthcare professionals in restoring patients' health and wellness is unsurpassed with over 1.2 million specimens tested per year. Saliva testing is a powerful tool for evaluating stress, hormone-related disease and health conditions, especially over time. Diagnos-TechsTM continually improves and refines its laboratory testing standards, using cutting-edge technology and methods. Many healthcare providers and their patients have chosen Diagnos-TechsTM as their partner in wellness.

Address

Federal Way, Washington
Kent, WA
USA

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