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Medical Technologist I (1st/2nd Shift) 1 1

Req ID #:  43246
Location: 

Ashland, OH, US

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced Medical Technologist  I for our Safety Assessment site located in Ashland, Ohio.

Prepare study materials and study books prior to clinical pathology bleeding days.  Perform basic medical technology procedures.  Operate, maintain and troubleshoot basic to highly complex analyzers (e.g., chemistry analyzers). Process toxicokinetic samples.  Perform and review study ordered parameters and computer input of raw data.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Prepare materials needed, including study books and appropriate paperwork prior to clinical pathology bleeding days.  Enter computer protocol for each study.
  • Perform basic medical technology procedures such as record blood slide differentials, reticulocyte counts, urinalysis and fecal analysis with minimal supervision; prepare blood slide smears.
  • Inventory and package differential and reticulocyte blood slides and all biological samples for each study for shipment or storage. 
  • Maintain proficient knowledge of hematology, clinical chemistry, coagulation, urinalysis and fecal analysis.
  • Analyze proficiency survey samples.
  • Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality requirements. 
  • Input raw data into the computer system and review data.
  • Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot of clinical pathology analyzers.
  • Perform daily maintenance and quality control of all instruments.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education:  Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent in medical laboratory technology (MLT) or related field required.  Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in medical technology (MT) desired.
  • Experience:  2-3 years of experience in a clinical pathology laboratory.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  MT or MLT with certification or certification-eligible (ASCP or HEW) preferred.
  • Other:  Experience with computer software programs is desirable.  Effective organizational and leadership skills desired.

     

About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

 

With over 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Mansfield

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