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Clinical Lab Specialist - Cellular Therapy Lab (2nd shift) at Vitalant

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Tempe, Arizona

Job Description:


Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for performing routine testing of biological specimens. This position also provides skilled technical support in the laboratory.  Works with other team members to ensure timely, quality, test results.
Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations.  Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.
Assures quality customer service to all customers.
Maintains accurate records and documentation.  Ensures maintenance of donor, patient and employee confidentiality.
Performs preparation and prequalification of reagents and routine testing of biological samples.
Performs preventive maintenance and quality control on equipment, identifies equipment malfunctions, performs basic trouble shooting, and notifies appropriate personnel as needed.
Performs equipment calibration.
Assists with monitoring supply and reagent levels and notifies appropriate personnel when new supplies are needed.
Maintains the cleanliness of equipment and work areas.  Adheres to safety guidelines.
Assists with performing required competency assessments and completing documentation.
Assists with evaluations of reagents, equipment and new methods.
Assists with or participates on process improvement teams.
Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.



Knowledge/ Education


Bachelor's degree required.

CLIA requirements for high complexity testing required.

California testing requirements must be met within one year required.


Licenses/ Certifications


Valid driver’s license required.

Meet and maintain company driver eligibility required.




Two years clinical laboratory experience required.

Prior experience with Cellular Therapy, HPC processing, flow cytometry, sterile techniques & hematology testing preferred.

Strong multi-tasking and verbal/written communication skills with strong attention to detail preferred.




Must possess the skills and abilities to successfully perform all assigned duties and responsibilities.

Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

Must have analytical, statistical, personal organization, and problem solving skills.

Ability to work in a team environment and participate as an active team member.

Must have proficient computer skills.

Must have good customer service and interpersonal skills.

Effective oral and written communication skills.

Able to organize, prioritize, and execute a variable workload and multiple priorities.





Our organization is an equal employment/affirmative action employer. If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send an e-mail to or call 1-844-220-2612 to let us know the nature of your request. A representative will respond to accommodation requests within two business days.   Please note that this email/phone number is for medical/disability accommodations only and any other inquiries will not receive a response.


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All candidates who receive a conditional written offer of employment will be required to undergo a pre-employment drug test in accordance with the Company's established guidelines.