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Medical Laboratory Scientist
Data Reviewer Horizon
Posted on 3/15/2023
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 0-9 yrs years of experience as a Medical Technologist or equivalent in a clinical laboratory environment
  • BS/BA degree in Medical Technology, Biological Sciences, or a related field
  • Current MT/MLS/CLS certification preferable from ASCP, AMT, or AAB
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, computer, troubleshooting, and pipetting skills
  • Experience in Molecular Biology preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Word processing and data management skills
  • Ability to work well in a group
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Duties typically performed in BSL-1 to 2 laboratories with potentially hazardous material
  • Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be necessary
  • Duties may require working weekends and overtime
  • Must be able to lift boxes or supplies up to 35lbs
  • Duties require wearing safety goggles, gloves, and laboratory coat
  • Duties require exposure to cold air due to frequent accessing of refrigeration and/or freezer units
  • Verify the proper specimen being analyzed and perform tests that need to be completed
  • Proficient at analyzing clinical laboratory specimens following the standard methods and procedures in an efficient manner with little to no errors
  • Responsible for maintaining updated understanding and knowledge of methods performed in the lab
  • Provides general oversight of personnel and the daily operations in the lab
  • Meet expected performance metrics within role as applicable
  • Follows GLP (good laboratory practice): maintain clean and organized workspace
  • Completes training and other deadlines on time
  • Provide guidance for new Clinical Laboratory Operator and/or Medical Laboratory Scientists
  • Train on specialized instructions for instruments/protocols (super users)
  • Recognizes and escalates equipment malfunctions; troubleshoots common analytical and processing errors according to the laboratory's standard operating procedure
  • Recognizes, documents, and escalates protocol deviations in lab to lead/supervisor
  • Assists with documentation for nonconformance reports
  • Participates in the updating of departmental standard operating procedures and database to accurately reflect the current practices
  • Conducts independent continuous improvement projects
  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory agency requirements through proper documentation (example maintenance logs, bench worksheet)
  • Performs quality control procedures to ensure accuracy of clinical data (if applicable)
  • Maintains equipment and instruments in good operating condition (such as calibration and expiration date)
  • Maintain inventory of material, supplies and equipment in the laboratory for performance of duties
  • Communicates with team and other departments on various platforms (including via e-mail)
  • Provides feedback on day-to-day schedule and tasks to lead/supervisor; offers suggestions/ideas for improvement
  • Assists teammates in completing daily tasks and facilitate workflow as needed
  • Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner; acts as a role model/mentor to others
  • Adheres to Departmental Expectations
  • This role works with PHI on a regular basis both in paper and electronic form and have access to various technologies to access PHI (paper and electronic) in order to perform the job
  • Employee must complete training relating to HIPAA/PHI privacy, General Policies and Procedure Compliance training and security training as soon as possible but not later than the first 30 days of hire
  • Must maintain a current status on Natera training requirements
  • Performs other duties as assigned

1,001-5,000 employees

Clinical genetic testing
Company Overview
Natera's mission is to change the management of disease worldwide with a focus on reproductive health, oncology, and organ transplantation.
  • Flexible medical plans
  • Investment options
  • Time off
  • Workplace perks
Company Core Values
  • A person behind every sample
  • Embrace diversity
  • Be accountable
  • Think team
  • Learn and nimble
  • Show me the data
  • Be ready to change the world
  • Integrity is in our DNA