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Lead Laboratory Technologist - Cytogenetics

Kelly Scientific Genève

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NeoGenomics is a premier cancer diagnostics and pharma services company serving the oncology healthcare community for over 12 years. The company solves the scientific and...

Lead Laboratory Technologist - Cytogenetics



NeoGenomics is a premier cancer diagnostics and pharma services company serving the oncology healthcare community for over 12 years. The company solves the scientific and...

NeoGenomics is a premier cancer diagnostics and pharma services company serving the oncology healthcare community for over 12 years. The company solves the scientific and logistical challenges of precision medicine and drug development by finding the unique, therapeutic hallmarks of cancer patients. NeoGenomics provides the most comprehensive combination of multi-method tumor profiles and targeted biomarker tests in the industry.
For more information, please visit https://neogenomics.com


Kelly Scientific was exclusively mandated by Neogenomics to support the opening of its European biopharma operation in Rolle, Switzerland and to recruit the qualified Scientifics, technical and business talents who will be needed to run services.
For more information, please visit http://www.kellyservices.ch
 
To support Neogenomics implantation in Switzerland, Kelly Scientific is seeking a:
                                                                                     
                                                                                       Lead Laboratory Technologist 
 
Permanent Position, 100%, Rolle

The Lead Technologist works under little or no supervision and demonstrates proficiency in all Core Responsibilities of a Clinical Laboratory Technologist III. This is the advanced level for the Technologist job category responsible for assisting the department supervisor/manager, participating in training all laboratory personnel, and coordinating and reviewing the work of assigned staff in addition to performing the full range of testing procedures.
The Lead Technologist typically leads 5+ employees; may lead fewer than 5 employees depending on the size of the department and/or site.
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Responsibilities

  • Demonstrates proficiency in all Core Responsibilities of a Clinical Laboratory Technologist III
  • Assists in supervising technical personnel by monitoring workflow to meet testing schedules; distributing and reviewing work assignments; scheduling; training employees on company and laboratory policies, procedures, techniques, and on equipment; resolving work related problems of staff; and providing input for performance appraisals and disciplinary actions
  • Leads and implements project improvements within the department
  • Assists the Laboratory Supervisor/Manager with the documentation and daily completion of performance verification criteria of tests, reagents and equipment as requested
  • Reviews QA and QC records in accordance with departmental procedures and reports all problems to the Laboratory Supervisor/Manager
  • Works closely with Supervisor in the monitoring and correction of trends and problems in equipment operation, reagent usage and test procedures performance
  • Performs advanced troubleshooting skills and works closely with the Laboratory Supervisor/Manager to maintain a proper working environment and resolving trends and problems associated with equipment operation, reagent usage and test procedure performance
  • Generates incident reports when appropriate and enters corrective action taken to achieve resolution on appropriate QC sheets
  • Recommends and institutes corrective action promptly, if not immediately, following a qualified incident, potential problems, or corporate recommendation, and approved by the Director or the Director's delegate
  • Expedites workflow to maximize capacity by evaluating systems and recommending enhancements; as a team player offers feedback to achieve resolution of production problems/issues involving other departments
  • Reviews department activities to ensure compliance with departmental polices and federal, state and local regulations
  • Assists with the departments' annual competency testing process and documentation
  • Will with supervisor to head up the validation processes through documentation and development of procedural operations for new tests or new lots following manufacturer's guidelines and/or established department SOP's
  • Serve as a technical resource for the department by investigating and resolving analytical testing problems, recommending a course of action in instances identified as beyond acceptable limits, and responding to non-routine/complex inquires and/or requests from clients and sales representatives
  • Ensures departmental training checklists and SOP's are updated at all times to reflect current laboratory procedures
  • Promptly and courteously answers the phone and assists clients and other departments with their inquiries
  • May serve as the Safety Officer
 
Education & Qualification Requirements
  • Education: CFC, Bachelor or Master's Degree in biology, biochemistry, medical analysis or equivalent
  • Experience : Six or more years of equivalent experience (high complexity testing) preferred
    • Advanced understanding of general laboratory techniques 
    • Preferred experience in Cytogenetics and FISH testing with knowledge of Flow Cytometry and IHC processes
  • Validation experience of laboratory equipment and processes
  • Knowledge of cell / molecular biology and immunology in cancer research preferred
  • Proficient in written and spoken English. French is an advantage
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment and maintain production and quality standards
  • Must be able to work in a biohazard environment and comply with safety policies and standards outlined in the Safety Manual
  • Good visual acuity including color perception required for certain departments
  • It is required to cover shift on Saturdays and Sundays

Your contacts at Kelly Scientific :
Karine Legerot
Engineer in Biotechnology
Consultant Professional Staffing Life Science
Kelly Scientific Resources - Genève

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