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Medical Technologist (MT)

Eurofins USA

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted August 5, 2022.

Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company, providing a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries, to make life and our environment safer, healthier and more sustainable. From the food you eat, to the water you drink, to the medicines you rely on, Eurofins laboratories work with the biggest companies in the world to ensure the products they supply are safe, their ingredients are authentic and labelling is accurate.

The Eurofins network of companies is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing and in agroscience Contract Research Organisation services. It is one of the market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and in the support of clinical studies, as well as having an emerging global presence in Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisations. It also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.

In over 30 years, Eurofins has grown from one laboratory in Nantes, France to 58,000 staff across a decentralised and entrepreneurial network of 900 laboratories in over 54 countries. Eurofins companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods to evaluate the safety, identity, composition, authenticity, origin, traceability and purity of biological substances and products.

In 2021, Eurofins generated total revenues of EUR 6.72 billion, and has been among the best performing stocks in Europe over the past 20 years.

Job Description

Clinical Laboratory Scientist responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Perform laboratory assays in accordance with DPT Eurofins standard operation procedures
  • Operate, calibrate and maintain all laboratory equipment and instruments according to standard operating procedures to ensure quality results
  • Maintain adequate inventory of supplies, reagents, and materials
  • Accept or reject  test results in accordance  with standard operating procedures
  • Document remedial  action, troubleshooting, quality assurance activities and instrument maintenance
  • Adhere to all quality and safety standards
  • Adhere to established processing timelines
  • Responsible for screening of organ and tissue  donors
  • Perform blood banking ( A, B, O and Rh blood typing), chemistry, and molecular testing
  • Follow laboratory procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting, and maintaining records of patient results
  • Accurately enters results of testing. Review reports to monitor accurate reporting of results
  • Document all corrective actions are taken when test systems deviate from  the laboratory’s established performance specification
  • Promptly and courteously answers the phone and assists clients with their inquiries
  • Other duties as assigned by management

The ideal candidate would possess the following qualities:

  • Goal-oriented, with excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates a high level of integrity and honesty in performing tests, documenting test results and maintaining patient, client, employee and laboratory business confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to interact effectively and work efficiently with people at all levels in an organization
  • Good pipetting skills and understanding of aseptic techniques
  • Ability to work with automated and manual platforms
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with PC based software programs
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Keenly attentive to detail
  • Ability to keep sensitive information confidential
  • Analytical judgment, problem solving skills, accuracy and detail oriented
  • Represent department and the organization favorably and in accordance with established Company standards and associate attributes at all times

Qualifications

  • BS or BA in biological, clinical laboratory science, or related life science
  • Current California Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) License
  • Working knowledge of handling potentially infectious human blood and body fluids
  • Previous clinical laboratory experience is desirable, but not required

Additional Information

Position is full-time night shift: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, 8:00 pm – 6:00 am.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Los Angeles, CA are encouraged to apply.

  • Excellent full time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, dental, and vision options
  • Life and disability insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid vacation and holidays

Bonus details: First half is paid out after reaching independent competency (around 90 days). Second half is paid out after being employed for one year

Please be aware that this role will require access to a site that requires COVID-19 vaccination or exemption from vaccination requirements. Prior to starting work in this position, employees must show proof of full Covid-19 vaccination or exemption from vaccination requirements. Exemptions will be granted as warranted by medical contraindications, disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.