COVID-19 Testing Technologist III - Georgetown University Medical Center

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Nov 12, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


COVID-19 Testing Technologist III - Georgetown University Medical Center

Located in a historic neighborhood in the nation's capital, Georgetown offers rigorous academic programs, a global perspective, exciting ways to take advantage of Washington, D.C., and a commitment to social justice. Our community is a tight knit group of remarkable individuals interested in intellectual inquiry and making a difference in the world.

Requirements

Georgetown University is standing up a new COVID-19 testing lab at our bone marrow transplant lab in Rockville, MD. The testing is for students, employees, and contractors at Georgetown University who live on campus, work on campus, and live in the surrounding neighborhood.

Testing Technologist is responsible for high volume specimen processing, high complexity molecular test performance and for reporting test results. Individual must be able to
  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test performance and result analysis, reporting and maintaining records of test results;
  • Maintain records that demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens;
  • Adhere to the laboratory's quality control policies, perform and document assigned quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed;
  • Follow the laboratory's established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory's established acceptable levels of performance;
  • Be capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either must correct the problems or immediately notify the general supervisor or technical supervisor;
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's established performance specifications.
  • Meet HIPAA requirements for the protection of health information and personal identifying information
  • Assist the general supervisor in daily work responsibilities and training of new technicians


Interacts routinely with other Research Technicians. Position reports directly to Manager. Communicates via telephone, email, letters and forms, face-to-face, and in other electronic formats with internal and external staff and partnering agencies.

Qualifications
  • Academic: Minimum requirement of Bachelor's degree in science or health related field.
  • Practical Experience: 1-2 years in laboratory setting with experience in the use of molecular biology techniques while working in biosafety level two conditions; clinical laboratory experience would be preferred.
  • Technical Qualifications: Attention to detail, ability to manage high volume workflow, and advanced organizational skills. Good computer skills. Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Ability to work with colleagues of diverse backgrounds.


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Submission Guidelines:

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EEO Statement:

Georgetown University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer fully dedicated to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, and sexual orientation), disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Benefits:

Georgetown University offers a wide variety of comprehensive and competitive benefits. Benefits packages include comprehensive health, dental and vision plans, disability and life insurance coverage, retirement savings programs, tuition assistance, voluntary insurance options (including group legal, accident, and critical illness), and much more. Whatever your need, the Office of Faculty and Staff Benefits will be standing by to support you. You can learn more about the benefits offered to eligible faculty and staff at https://benefits.georgetown.edu or view the online interactive benefits guide for more information.


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