Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana,
Internal Number: 302476
PATHOLOGY AND LABORATORY MED (IN-PATH-IUINA)
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine is seeking applications for our Clinical Research Medical Technologist position. This position will report to the Clinical Operations Manager and will assist in carrying out multiple clinical studies concurrently as well as laboratory testing on multiple platforms.
This position is a great opportunity for a dynamic individual who is looking to interact with co-workers on multiple research projects in a fast paced environment. This role might be right for you if you have experience doing Clinical lab testing on multiple platforms in Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology or Molecular and are eager to expand your knowledge of research, and have impeccable interpersonal and organizational skills.
The Research Medical Technologist will assist the Clinical Research group to initiate, conduct, complete, and record clinical studies/trials. The primary role of this position is to record, test and result data on research samples from subjects for multiple clinical studies that the research group is involved with. We are looking for a candidate that is a certified Medical Technologist with two or more years of experience working in a Clinical Laboratory as a bench technologist.
Participates in the initiation; sample collection and data collection, shipment preparation, completion, and reporting of routine to moderately complex clinical studies in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Good Clinical Practices (GCP).
Identifies, collects, and de-identifies, enrolls, aliquots and processes samples for clinical research studies. Samples may include blood, sputum, stool, urine, throat swabs, wound swabs, urogenital and body fluids.
Completes informed consent of patients.
Studies specific data entry in to industry Electronic Data Capture (EDC) systems.
Documents and accounts for all incoming samples and materials.
Transports materials and samples to and from both IU Research sites as well as collection sites.
Ensures proper communication and compliance with internal and external parties.
Performs other applicable duties as assigned.
Provides training and guidance to technicians.
Performs exams using proper equipment as ordered by providers.
Checks to be sure all reports are filed promptly and sent to ordering providers for review.
Makes sure charges are entered correctly by checking order list or by entering data into EMR for outside providers, so patients will be billed properly.
Sends test results to qualified provider for analysis.
Monitors equipment and performs regular maintenance and inspections as needed.
Ensures equipment is repaired and is in good working order.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited school associated with technician specialty
2 years of experience in technician specialty
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES
Technician related specialty May require associated state technical certification upon date of hire
Proficient communication skills
Maintains a high degree of professionalism
Demonstrates time management and priority setting skills
Demonstrates a high commitment to quality
Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Highly thorough and dependable
Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure
Possesses a high degree of initiative
Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
Excellent collaboration and team building skills
Demonstrates excellent judgment and decision making skills
Working Conditions / Demands
The role regularly requires the ability to effectively communicate. The role frequently requires the ability to move about the work environment and to position oneself to operate laboratory equipment effectively. The role requires the ability to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds and will occasionally work near moving mechanical parts. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
This position may be eligible for a sign-on bonus.
This position is grant funded with expected annual renewals. Renewals are contingent on the availability of grant funds.
Downtown Indianapolis on the IUPUI campus or an IU Health facility.
The position is Monday through Friday with no weekend requirements.
Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
Multiple plan options for medical insurance
Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.
This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.
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About Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
IUPUI, a partnership between Indiana and Purdue universities, is Indiana’s urban research and academic health sciences campus.
IUPUI’s mission is to advance the state of Indiana and the intellectual growth of its citizens to the highest levels nationally and internationally through research and creative activity, teaching and learning, and civic engagement.
By offering a distinctive range of bachelor’s, master’s, professional, and Ph.D. degrees, IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity.