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Clinical Laboratory Scientist 1 - United States  

PerkinElmer (company)


Posted on : 30 June 2017

Project Description

Job Purpose: 
Performs clinical laboratory tests, procedures and analysis to provide data for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in newborns.

Duties and Responsibilities: organize by most essential tasks to least essential tasks.   
  • Prepares specimens for analysis and organizes tests to be performed. 
  • Prepares and properly labels reagents required for laboratory testing 
  • Conducts analysis of dried blood spots or body fluid to determine presence of normal and abnormal components. 
  • Reviews test results, maintains legible work records, and enters findings into the laboratory information systems. 
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on instruments and equipment according to established schedule and procedure 
  • Verifies proper instrument function by checking and calibrating lab instruments and documents data. 
  • Records on instrument log any repairs, replacement and maintenance [performed on laboratory instruments. 
  • Participates, as requested, in the training of new employees. 
  • Abides by laboratory safety policies and procedures. 
  • The list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be substituted as necessary.  

Job Requirements : 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry, biology, molecular biology or medical technology.  

Working Conditions: describe office, loading dock, lab environment, include shifts and any travel:   
  • Clinical and research lab environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear protective lab gear including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear. 
  • Employee may be requested to work shifts other than daylight depending on the needs of the laboratory. Weekend rotation may be required. 
  • Travel is not required.  

 Physical Requirements: 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use a keyboard, type, and occasionally stand and move to other parts of the lab. Must have manual dexterity to use lab equipment. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.