Laboratory Technologist (Immunology/Flow Cytometry)

NeoGenomics Europe SA
place
Rolle

2T

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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 logistical challenges of precision medicine and drug development by finding the unique, therapeutic hallmark of cancer patients. NeoGenomics provides the most comprehensive combination of multi-method tumor profiles and targeted biomarker tests in the industry.

To strengthen our Pharma Services Department in Rolle, Switzerland and to provide specific support for the laboratory following established policies and procedures we are looking for an experienced

Laboratory Technologist (Immunology/Flow Cytometry)

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 hallmark of cancer patients. NeoGenomics provides the most comprehensive combination of multi-method tumor profiles and targeted biomarker tests in the industry.

To strengthen our Pharma Services Department in Rolle, Switzerland and to provide specific support for the laboratory following established policies and procedures we are looking for an experienced

Do you have clinical lab experience based in Flow Cytometry or Immunology? Are you looking for a role to perform the full range of laboratory testing and diagnostic procedures? Do you like fast-paced and international team environments which also offer growth opportunities? Are you someone who is keen to learn, to take on responsibility, and to help grow a department as a team?

This is a full-time permanent position that includes Saturday and occasional Sunday work (compensated). Shifts fall within the Neo operating hours 9:00am – 7:30pm.

As Laboratory Technologist, you will primarily:

  • Consistently and independently perform clinical laboratory tests proficiently in the department under general supervision, and exercise independent judgment in the specialty assigned (Flow Cytometry, ELISA, multiplex cytokine assays, cell isolations)
  • Be trained and then perform lab testing in disciplines outside of the flow cytometry department including IHC, FISH and Cytogenetics
  • Perform project support duties across methodologies; including but not limited to accessioning, query initiation and resolution, and shipment management
  • Perform flow cytometry analysis of patient samples using compliant cytometry analysis software
  • Follow the laboratory’s procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintain accurate and complete records of all testing performed on-site
  • Train new recruits in lab processes and mentor and develop skills in junior staff members
  • Determine the acceptability of specimens for testing, prepare clinical specimens for testing and identify specimen related problems according to established SOP guidelines
  • Analyze specimens using approved testing procedures and accredited analysis software (in line with SOPs), with independent proficiency and performance
  • Review and release test results and follow department’s procedure in reporting critical results to the interpreting physician per department SOP
  • Perform and document quality control (QC) on reagents, equipment and assays, recognize and act on QC failures by consultation or follow-up with the department supervisor or lead technologist regarding courses of action taken to achieve resolution
  • Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications
  • Assist the department in ensuring an efficient workflow operation by reporting existing problems, i.e. problems concerning individual cases, tests, equipment and supplies that may cause significant delay on the workflow process to the department lead, supervisor or director
  • Prepare stock solutions, reagents and cocktails used in the laboratory as per established SOPs, test and evaluate them based on standard criteria and document all observed results
  • Ensure accurate tracking and labeling of reagents, solutions, and supplies
  • Maintain laboratory in a clean, functional state, as well as cleaning, performing or scheduling equipment and instrument maintenance/calibration/certification, as required

Your profile

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferably in one of the chemical, physical, or biological sciences - PhD not required or preferred
  • At least two (2) years of equivalent experience in a clinical laboratory preferred (previous experience in clinical research organisation is a plus)
  • Hands on experience in Flow Cytometry and laboratory based immunoassays (such as ELISA, multiplex cytokine assays, cell based assays)
  • Any experience in laboratory testing and diagnostic procedures in Cytogenetics and FISH is highly desirable (otherwise: learning and working opportunity)
  • Solid understanding of general laboratory techniques with emphasis on cell biology or immunology techniques.
  • Experience performing flow cytometry analysis
  • Advanced computer skills to accomplish complex tasks
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, excellent level of English (minimum B1/B2 level)
  • Excellent capacity to work independently and communicate effectively in an international, fast paced team environment
  • Must be able to work in a biohazard environment and comply with safety policies and standards
  • Good visual acuity including color perception required
  • High level of professionalism and work ethics

We offer

  • Being member of a young, dynamic and multinational team
  • Modern working environment, state-of-the-art laboratory equipment
  • Attractive employment conditions in an exciting and varied working environment
  • Responsible, diverse and challenging tasks with a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities
  • A company offering interesting perspectives and competitive employment conditions including attractive fringe benefits, e.g. health insurance support, annual bonus incentives, tuition subsidies etc.

Have we aroused your interest? Then apply now!

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