must be able to work the following hours 6:30AM-6:30PM and have flexibility to work other shifts when necessary. Weekends and overtime are required.
Blood scientist needs 1-3 years’ experience with QC, GMP
Blood scientist requires:
? immunohematology procedures
? Previous hospital and/or Blood Banking experience.
? Experience with analytical instrumentation such as ProVue, and/or VISION is preferred.
? Familiarity with the guidelines and regulations of FDA, OSHA, ISO and cGMP
? Manual dexterity to handle instruments, complete repetitive motions, and stand for long periods of time is required.
? Diligent use of PPEs (Personal Protective Equipment) to limit exposure to bloodborne pathogens is required.
? Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
? Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Blood scientist duties:
? perform in-process and release testing of all types of BioVue cassettes and Gel Cards.
? assure compliance with company standards and applicable regulatory agencies.
? participate in failure investigations to help determine root cause, track and trend data, identify and suggest process improvements to improve business measures.
? perform testing within established timelines in accordance with current cGMP’s. He/She will participate in equipment maintenance/calibration program.
? prioritize and handle multiple tasks and challenges at one time and have the ability to work in a team environment and provide customer focused results in an efficient manner.
? document results clearly and accurately as well as be able to interpret results by comparing results against appropriate specification requirements.
? perform data entry of critical product/process information and test results to be used in trend analysis.
? maintain work areas and equipment as well as ensure calibration and maintenance of equipment is performed at designated intervals.
? adhere to departmental and Company SOP’s and safety requirements as well as be accountable for notifying management of any out of specifications or abnormal trend in results in a timely manner.
? provide support during regulatory inspections.
? Edits documentation (i.e. Standard Operating Procedures, test methods, batch records).
? Understands and applies PE tools in daily work activities.