Myriad Genetics, Inc. Laboratory Technician in Salt Lake City, Utah
The Laboratory Technician, for the LegacyX Lab, is responsible for specimen processing, testing and monitoring test performance. The technician must demonstrate competency, as defined in the department’s training program, prior to performing independent testing. This position will work with department management and quality team members to ensure that laboratory activities are defined, documented and completed to support inspection readiness and that compliance is maintained through procedures, training, documentation and continuous improvement projects.
Swing Shift 2pm-12:30am Tue-Fri in the LegacyX lab.
Each employee’s specific job responsibilities are uniquely defined by their individual training plan and assigned duties, but are generally defined as follows:
Complying with the laboratory’s technical, administrative and safety policies and procedures.
Participating in the laboratory’s quality assurance plan, adhering to quality control and preventive maintenance policies and appropriately documenting these activities.
Following the laboratory’s policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within acceptable limits and documenting the problem and any corrective action.
Troubleshooting and identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or reporting of test results by initiating corrective action and using the defined electronic system to make the required management notification.
Performing proficiency testing in the same manner as routine samples.
Actively participating in successful and timely completion of training and competency assessment as outlined in the laboratory and departmental training programs.
Where competency has not been approved by supervision, will work under the direct supervision of an employee competent on the task.
Participating in continuing education according to accepted laboratory standards.
Participates in departmental and cross-functional teams to resolve problems or implement projects.
Can serve as a trainer on technical processes within the group.
Assist in achieving and maintaining laboratory certifications as appropriate
Master’s degree in clinical laboratory science, chemical, physical or biological science, or,
Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory/medical technology science.
Due to the nature of the tests extensive documentation skills are required
Requires good attention to detail
Good communication skills are a must
Requires the ability to adapt to change efficiently
Physical and Mental Requirements of the job:
Lifting up to 20lbs, Pulling and/or Pushing, Carrying, Repetitive Motion, Near Acuity, Color Determination, Depth Perception
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop; kneel; or crouch The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and depth perception.
Myriad Genetics Inc., is a leading personalized medicine company dedicated to being a trusted advisor transforming patient lives worldwide with pioneering molecular diagnostics. Myriad discovers and commercializes molecular diagnostic tests that: determine the risk of developing disease, accurately diagnose disease, assess the risk of disease progression, and guide treatment decisions across six major medical specialties where molecular diagnostics can significantly improve patient care and lower healthcare costs. Myriad is focused on three strategic imperatives: maintaining leadership in an expanding hereditary cancer market, diversifying its product portfolio through the introduction of new products and increasing the revenue contribution from international markets. For more information on how Myriad is making a difference, please visit the Company's website: www.myriad.com.
Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran.
Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.
Requisition ID: 2018-7740
Location Details: Salt Lake City
Name: Myriad Genetics Laboratories
Street: 320 S Wakara Way