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Onsite Development Scientist
Ref No.: 18-70618
Location: Miami, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 09/25/2018
JOB SPECIFICATION: - (Please ignore if not a good match)

Position: Onsite Development Scientist
Location: Miami, FL

Job Description:
  • Conducts chemical analyses, and hematology of body fluids, using microscope or automatic analyzer. Performs proficiency testing, and assists with laboratory accreditation requirements.
  • Sets up, adjusts, maintains and cleans laboratory equipment.
  • Analyzes the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical and electrical devices.
  • Maintains inventory/supplies necessary for testing purposes. Organizes test data.
  • Ensure all laboratory work is documented in compliance with company policies and regulatory bodies. Properly maintains laboratory notebooks/log books; review, sign and date technologists notebooks.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work area to ensure the safety of yourself and co-workers.
  • Shows professional interest through self-development, continuing education, and involvement in professional organizations; presents a positive attitude and professional appearance.
  • Evaluates data generated and prepare /present to group.
  • Understands Danaher Business System tools and applies to day-to-day work. Ensures compliance to organizational policies, procedures and regulatory requirements.

Skills:
  • General Clinical Laboratory experience/ experience in clinical research laboratory or in-vitro diagnostic / biotechnology / Pharmacology (FDA regulated) laboratory experience
  • Reviewing Hematology Results, including CBC, 5 Part Differential, and Flagging
  • Reagent pooling, Reagent or controls development.
  • Knowledge and experience in CAP inspections
  • Knowledge of basic laboratory statistics
  • Incoming raw material testing
  • Experience with pH meter, Osmometer, Conductivity Meter, Spectrophotometer, HPLC (preferred)
  • Ability and willingness to apply knowledge and skills and maintain clinical competency as to implement lab services as demonstrated through practices, performing complex laboratory procedures and quality control across the major areas of the laboratory, recognizing abnormal and inadequate results and utilizing background in technical methodology and theory to independently perform, interpret and report test analyses as required

Primary Skills:
  • Conducts chemical analyses, and hematology of body fluids, using microscope or automatic analyzer.
  • Performs proficiency testing, and assists with laboratory accreditation requirements.
  • Sets up, adjusts, maintains and cleans laboratory equipment.
  • Analyzes the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical and electrical devices.
  • Maintains inventory/supplies necessary for testing purposes. Organizes test data.
  • Ensure all laboratory work is documented in compliance with company policies and regulatory bodies.
  • Properly maintains laboratory notebooks/log books; review, sign and date technologists notebooks.
    Maintains a clean and safe work area to ensure the safety of yourself and co-workers.

Secondary Skills:
  • Prior R&D and/or clinical experience in urinalysis, hematology, immunoassay, clinical chemistry, or flow cytometry a plus.
  • Reagent or controls development experience. Pooling of reagents. Experience with analytical methods like conductivity, osmolality, particle background and pH is preferred.
  • Incoming raw material testing, Knowledge and experience in CAP inspections a plus.

Educational Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in the biological sciences, microbiology, immunology, chemistry or medical technology with 3+ years of General Clinical Laboratory experience having a combination of clinical laboratory and either clinical research laboratory or in-vitro diagnostic / biotechnology / Pharmacology (FDA regulated) laboratory experience.
    Or
    MS degree in a scientific discipline with 0-2+ years of related experience.