BioBridge Global Laboratory Technologist in San Antonio, Texas
QualTex Laboratories at http://qualtexlabs.org/ , a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, is one of the largest independent non-profit testing laboratories in the United States for blood and plasma products. QualTex Laboratories is dedicated to supporting global public safety with the timely delivery of high-quality testing services for patients, donors and regulated biological products.
JOB TITLE: Laboratory Technologist
Schedule: Various Days 3 PM - 11 PM
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible to perform laboratory testing assigned to the department. Recognize unusual test results and resolve discrepancies. Maintain knowledge of all current standard operating procedures required to perform effectively. Maintain excellent communication with the Department and other Laboratory Services personnel.
Education: Associates Degree with certification in an Applied Science or equivalent
Bachelor's Degree in Applied Sciences or equivalent preferred
Experience: One year laboratory experience preferred
Computer experience preferred
Certification: Certified MLT or equivalent preferred
Categorical Certifications preferred
Competently perform all assigned departmental duties. May perform Pre-Analytical tasks [receipt, qualification, and preparation of samples for testing] and highly complex testing on patients, donors, and/or biologic products.
Evaluate test results in an accurate and timely manner, and recognize and report unusual test results.
Operate equipment utilizing established protocols and within quality control limits.
Recognize equipment malfunctions and/or technical problems and take appropriate steps to resolve.
Maintain strict adherence to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Prepare and maintain reports/records and perform computer data entry.
Maintain departmental supplies within established inventory levels.
Commit to and embrace the mission, vision, and core values of QualTex Laboratories:
a. Positive work attitude
b. Respect for co-workers and management staff
c. Excellent customer service [for both internal and external customers]
d. Adherence to all safety, regulatory, and quality requirements
e. Continuous improvement
Participate in continuing education and attend meetings as required.
Assist with training and/or mentoring of new employees and/or volunteers.
Participate in team oriented work projects for the development and implementation of validations, process improvements, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
May perform other tasks as assigned.
- Assist in other laboratory areas as directed.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Will require walking, bending, and prolonged sitting and/or standing during work hours. Required to carry up to 25 lbs. and occasionally lift up to 40 lbs. Requires finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Requires normal or corrected vision and hearing to a normal range.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in a well lighted, air conditioned and heated laboratory. Laboratory consists of complex setting with robotic instrumentation. May be exposed to body fluids, blood borne pathogens, electrical, mechanical, laser, chemical, and infectious hazards. May have bodily exposure to refrigerator/freezer temperatures, especially hands and face. Will work extended hours during peak periods. May be required to work any time of the day, evening or night during the week or weekend to include being on-call.
All Full Time Positions Qualify for an Affordable and Competitive Benefits Package to include:
• Competitive salary
• 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance
• Variable Compensation Plan
• 100% Employer Paid Long-term Disability Plan
• Paid Time Off (PTO)
• 100% Employer Paid AD&D
• Extended Illness Benefits (EIB)
• 100% Employer Paid Employee Assistance Program
• Shift Differentials
• Group Health Medical Plan w/prescription coverage
• Paid Holidays
• Variety of Voluntary Supplemental Insurances
• Leaves of Absence
• Voluntary Dental Coverage
• Educational Assistance Program
• Voluntary Vision
• Professional Development Plan (PDP)
• Flexible Benefit Cafeteria Plan
• Credit Union
• Tax Deferred Retirement Plan
• 100% Employer Paid Pension Plan
QualTex Laboratories, a subsidiary of BioBridge Global, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, genetic data, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristics. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . QualTex Laboratories maintains a Tobacco & Drug-Free Workplace.