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Microbiology Lab Technician

Microbiology Lab Technician

Microbiology Lab Technician

Accentuate Staffing is recruiting for a Microbiology Lab Technician to join a medical device company in Asheboro, NC. This is a long term contract position last 14-20 months.  The hours are Monday through Friday from 8 am – 4 pm with weekend rotational work. There will be OT as needed.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize aseptic technique to conduct testing and report results of laboratory methods including environmental monitoring, sterility assurance testing, bacterial endotoxin testing, bioburden determination, and water analysis.
  • Ensure proper documentation and peer-review of laboratory notebooks and testing documentation, as trained.
  • Execute and participate in validation testing as directed by the protocol and project leader.
  • Media preparation including control and pH testing.
  • Maintain computer-based documentation of test results and communicate data, as appropriate, to other facilities
  • Understand and comply with proper handling, storage and labeling of hazardous/biological waste per MSDS
  • Assist in investigations for out of specification results, as required.
  • Gram staining of microbiological samples from environmental studies, water analysis and bioburden testing
  • Assay and report results of sample preparation for finished product for LAL testing.
  • Review files and log books for computer entry associated with laboratory testing and documentation
  • Actively participate in peer review of data and meetings for lab and quality improvements
  • Provide assistance in training of new lab staff employees.
  • Assume all duties and responsibilities of the assistant laboratory technician as necessary.
  • Provide other duties as requested by immediate supervisor.

Requirements:

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related scientific field.
  • Associates degree may be acceptable with equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 1+ years of GMP/GLP laboratory experience preferred.
  • Experience with data entry and office computer programs as well as knowledge of aseptic techniques and good laboratory practices.

 SPECIALIZED SKILLS & OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Displays integrity, ethics and trust
  • Results-oriented and displays high energy and enthusiasm (Sense of Urgency)
  • Holds themselves accountable
  • Good communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Customer service oriented
  • Self-motivated, good follow-through on assignments

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