This is an exciting opportunity to work in a high-volume COVID-19 clinical testing laboratory. As part of this newly-developed production laboratory, Harvard University will be utilizing novel automation systems to expand COVID-19 testing capabilities. The Medical Laboratory Technologist (MT) will perform complex molecular procedures and contribute to the evaluation and implementation of cutting-edge technologies.
Perform specimen handling, processing, testing and result reporting according to the laboratory's standard operating procedures.
Perform and document appropriate quality control, instrument preventative maintenance and function checks.
Follow the laboratory's procedures when the laboratory's test systems are not within established acceptable levels of performance. Document corrective actions based on laboratory guidelines.
Follow the laboratory's safety protocols in adherence to all applicable regulatory requirements.
Maintain confidentiality of all patient information in accordance with HIPAA.
If needed, participate in government or regulatory agency inspections.
Perform other duties as directed by the manager.
PLEASE NOTE: This position is located on-site in Cambridge. This is a fully benefits-eligible position. The position is an 18-month term position, with the possibility of renewal. As business needs change, the hours/days of work may change. There may also be an additional need to work overtime and/or weekends. We appreciate your understanding and flexibility with our interview process. We will be conducting interviews virtually for selected candidates until further notice.
Salary Grade: 053
Union: 55 - Hvd Union Cler & Tech Workers
College background or equivalent work experience, preferably in a related discipline.
Academic credits that meet CLIA requirements for high complexity testing.
A minimum of one years' molecular lab experience is preferred.
Must have the ability to establish work priorities and handle several procedures simultaneously.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 52793BR
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