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EDUCATION Medical technologists need to have at least a bachelor’s degree in science and must be a certified medical technologist. They need to have a familiar grasp of scientific laboratory procedures, including using laboratory equipment and generating reports from laboratory tests.  Minimum Qualification Requirements This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or a directly related field and licensure or ability to become licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in one of the specialty areas to which the position is allocated and for which the laboratory is licensed under Chapter 483, Florida Statutes.  Medical Technologist Job Duties: Performs clinical laboratory and diagnostic testing in patient samples to help physicians in diagnosis and/ or monitoring of various disease states. Performs clinical  laboratory tests such as Endocrinology, General Immunology, Hematology, Routine Chemistry, Toxicology and Urinalysis Determines normal and abnormal components of body fluids by conducting chemical analyses of blood, urine, spinal fluids, and gastric juices. Analyzes blood cells by counting and identifying cells, using microscopic techniques and procedures. Prepares blood, plasma, and platelets for transfusions by conducting blood group, type, and compatibility tests. Ensures operation of analyzers, spectrophotometers, colorimeters, flame photometers, and other laboratory equipment by calibrating; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Performs quality control and documents QC for each lab procedure on a daily basic. Conserves laboratory resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. Provides medical technology information by answering questions and requests. Prepares reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information. Orders and evaluates records using lab computer. Executes  procedure for ordering, processing and reporting lab specimens. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Prepares reagents for use in lab procedure. Maintains inter- and interdepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control and hazardous waste policies and protocols; following identification procedures. Maintains patient confidence and protects the hospital by keeping information confidential. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.  Medical Technologist Skills and Qualifications: Documentation Skills, Analyzing Information , Chemistry Techniques, Equipment Maintenance, FDA Health Regulations, Lab Environment, Clinical Lab Testing, Use of Medical Technologies, Organization, Attention to Detail, Informing Others.

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Job Responsibilities: – Quality assurance duties relating to studies performed under GLP/GMP/CLIA compliance. – Participates in the development, implementation, and maintenance of quality systems per GLP, GMP and CLIA regulations. – Reviews quality related documents, including but not limited to: study protocols, study reports, OOS investigations, validation reports,                      and other relevant documents as needed. – Develops and reviews controlled documents and procedures pertinent to quality assurance and operations activities. – Works cross functionally in identifying and resolving quality issues as they present themselves; Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. – Supports the preparation and coordination of inspections by regulatory authorities and clients. – Assists with the conduct of quality audits both internally and externally per site SOPs and Quality Plan. – Trains employees on revisions of procedures and the implementation of new procedures. Job Qualifications: – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a basic science field; with 3+ year’s related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Focus should be in Hematology (Scientist or Med Tech) and all the other specialties. – Knowledge and understanding of validation concepts. – Familiarity with FDA (GLP/GCP/GMP), CLIA, and international regulations (OECD and ICH). – Previous pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or clinical diagnostic industry experience in QA or regulatory compliance and experience with genetic test methodologies. – Experience in a GLP, GMP, or CLIA environment. – Excellent organizational, analytical, planning, and computer skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. – Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment. Self-motivated; ability to work independently and work as constructive team member. – Familiarity with LIMS system and laboratory databases. – Detail oriented, multi-tasking, with an emphasis successful data delivery. – A drive to build on current knowledge and experience. Ability to analyze and recommend enhancements to processes, procedures and systems. – Excellent Communication/Writing skills, experience in regulated manufacturing environment (Diagnostic/Lab).

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POSITION SUMMARY Receives and processes laboratory specimens, enters client and specimen data into computer, answers telephone and responds to questions/concerns of clients. May perform some training and supervisor functions as deemed necessary by the Processing Supervisor. SHIFT Full Time / Part-time. Rotating weekends and holidays. Essential Position Duties:  ¨ Receives specimens and checks all specimens for correct name and tests ordered. Ensures adequacy and appropriateness of sample received. ¨ Labels and aliquots specimens as needed. ¨ Prepares specimens for sending out to reference lab. ¨ Discards specimens that are more than seven (7) days old. ¨ Centrifuges specimens as needed. ¨ Numbers all urine specimens for both urinalysis and cultures. Pours off specimens and plants urine cultures. ¨ Numbers all other culture specimens and enters requisitions. Prepares them to be planted. Plant microbiology specimens according written protocols. ¨ Sorts and numbers all specimens, including Paps, biopsies, and cultures. ¨ Enters client and specimen data into the computer. ¨ Ensures accuracy of information entered. ¨ Reviews patient Requisition Log and makes corrections as needed. ¨ Answers telephone to assist with client or phlebotomist questions regarding specimen requirements and turnaround times of tests. ¨ Decontaminates the bench tops according to instructions. ¨ Wears all protective equipment as dictated by policy. ¨ Follows all safety protocols as outlined in the safety manual. ¨ Identifies and pursues self improvements needs. ¨ Seeks coaching/mentoring when appropriate. ¨ Performs other duties as assigned. Compliance Responsibilities: ¨ Complies with applicable legal requirements, standards, and procedures including, but not limited to, those within the Compliance Process, Code of Conduct, HIPAA and Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA). ¨ Participates in required orientation, Compliance and HIPAA training programs. ¨ Cooperates with monitoring and audit functions and investigations. ¨ Participates, as required, in process improvement responsibilities. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: Core Competencies/Skill Sets ¨ Excellent verbal and written communication skills. ¨ Excellent organizational skills. ¨ Exercises accuracy and precision in completion of prescribed tasks and treatments. Professional Experience/Educational Requirements ¨ High school diploma or equivalent. ¨ Prior laboratory experience preferred. ¨ Data entry/computer skills required.  

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REPS WITH RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE FOLLOWING CALL POINTS EXPERIENCE ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT US: Pain Management, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, Family Practice, TOXICOLOGY(Drug Rehab, Addiction Clinics, halfway house and IOP’s ), Orthopedic, Nursing Homes, OB/GYN. RESPONSIBILITIES: -Develops knowledge of our services specific to the target markets. -Drives sales and revenue growth in assigned territory through transferring solid working relationships. -Must develop a thorough understanding of the implementation process including account on-boarding, customer service support and lab operations. -Prospecting of new clients through cold calling, in-person visits to physicians’ offices, reference laboratories, hospitals and clinics as well as networking with existing clients and participating in and other networking opportunities. -Develops an annual sales plan consistent with the goals, objectives and vision of the company. -Implements sales plans, prepares monthly and quarterly updates and manages sales time/resources according to plan. -Meet quota expectations on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis. -Must be able to effectively manage territory as it relates to pre-call planning and routing, targeting, messaging and programs/services. -Accurately forecast quotas and identify accounts at risk of leaving coupled with action plans to save them. -Maintain strict adherence to all legal and corporate compliance guidelines. -All other duties as assigned. Education & Experience Qualifications: * 2+ Years Medical Sales Experience * Pain Management Sales, Laboratory Sales, Pharmaceutical Sales or related healthcare experience with established physician relationships. * Urine toxicology experience a plus. * Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills are required. * Proven track record of producing and driving results. Demonstrated ability to identify and work with key decision makers, develop strong relationships and build customer loyalty is required. * Strong existing relationships & network of physicians preferred. * Every rep must submit a sales rep application, complete an online background check and compliance training before being registered as a sales rep with Primary Diagnostics Laboratory. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Life Sciences and 2+ years of professional healthcare services outside sales experience or commensurate experience without a degree. Laboratory services outside sales experience mandatory. Must be physically located within the assigned geographic territory. The selected candidate will also perform the following: •Sales of toxicology and/or molecular diagnostic screening and confirmation services. •Generate leads. •Create a strong network of substance abuse clinics, and multi-specialty clinics (psychiatric, OBGYN, etc). Requirements: •Recent experience in toxicology sales or molecular diagnostic sales directly to Physicians. •Strong established relationship with above specialties. •Track record of success in laboratory sales. Job Type: Full-time /Part-time. Required experience: •toxicology sales: 2 years. Compensation: W2  and/OR 1099 Commission without “remuneration”  (upfront, non-adjudicated, within 30 days). •* 2+ Years Medical Sales Experience * Pain Management Sales, Laboratory Sales, Pharmaceutical Sales: 2 years. Required education: •Bachelor’s

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DRIVER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE Currently we are seeking a Route Service Representative Level I.                                                                                                                                                      As a Route Service Representative I, you will perform the daily activities as described below. Basic Purpose: As a Route Service Representative I, you will perform daily activities of making assigned specimen pick ups per established departmental guidelines as described below for the logistics department. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Ability to follow instructions. 2. Ability to read a map. 3. Ability to read and write English. 4. Required to pick-up and deliver stat specimens. 5. Drive a vehicle to pick-up, deliver, and properly store specimens and other materials with assigned route or on as needed basis. a. Stock supplies as needed. b. May be required to perform route audits. 6. Required having knowledge of multiple routes to back up assigned drivers. 7. Communicates appropriately with clients, coworkers and time general public. 8. Ensures all specimens are collected accurately and on time. a. Collects specimens according to established procedures. b. Package specimens for transport. c. Maintains required records and documentation. 9. Reads, understands and complies with departmental policies, protocols and procedures: (i.e. Procedure Manuals, Safety Manual, Compliance Manual, Automobile policies and procedures, Employee Handbook, Quality Assurance Manual). a. Adheres to departmental and company code of grooming and dress code policies, appearing neat and clean at all times. b. Reports on time to work, following attendance guidelines. c. Keeps vehicle area neat and clean. Disposes of bio-hazard containers when scheduled. 10. Communicates all unresolved problems immediately to the appropriate Manager, Supervisor, or Group Leader for resolution. EDUCATION High school diploma or equivalent. Work Experience: 1-3 years previous driving experience. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Valid State drivers license with clean driving record. 2. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. 3. Must be flexible and available based on staffing requirements; weekends, holidays, on call and overtime. 4. Prior knowledge of medical specimens and /or medical supplies helpful but not required. 5. Good customer service skills necessary. 6. Prior medical courier experience and prior customer service experience helpful but not required. 7. Prior knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel desired.

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Primary Diagnostics laboratory is looking for an experienced Medical Assistant/ Phlebotomist for a growing independent laboratory located in Hollywood Florida. Position Summary: A Medical Laboratory Assistant performs a variety of functions including responsibility for performance of computer hardware and software operations and maintenance, processing specimens, distributing specimens, etc. Interacts with a variety of persons such as nursing and medical staff, physician office staff, staff from other hospitals and clients, patients and family members, sales staff and repair representatives, etc. Represents the laboratory via telephone and fax communications to various clients, customers, etc. Minimum 3 years active experience with very strong Phlebotomy skills a MUST. Experience with bloods draws at all difficulty levels is required, from infants to the elderly. The ideal candidate must have the following qualifications: * Previous experience in Customer Service or Retail Sales fields, preferably some management * Minimum 2-3 years experience post – intern /extern in a doctor’s office, lab, or hospital setting * Good understanding of clinical lab tests and the medical knowledge to recommend them to clients. * Medical Assistant certification required * Outstanding phone and communication skills * If you do NOT possess the above qualifications, please do not apply for this position Competitive hourly wage plus commission. An aggressive, competitive candidate should increase their base hourly pay by 15 -30 %, or more.       Check out our website:  https://primarydiagnosticslaboratory.com                                                                                                                                                                     For a better understanding of our business model Other qualifications required: * CPR certification * Computer skills (Windows and Quickbooks) * Candidates must pass a drug test, background check, and provide certifications * Multilingual (Creole and/or Spanish) is a big plus Job Type: Full time Required experience: •Phlebotomy: 1 to 3 years Required license or certification: •Medical Assistant and Phlebotomy certifications, CPR Required language: •Spanish or Creole is helpful

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Job Responsibilities: – Quality assurance duties relating to studies performed under GLP/GMP/CLIA compliance. – Participates in the development, implementation, and maintenance of quality systems per GLP, GMP and CLIA regulations. – Reviews quality related documents, including but not limited to: study protocols, study reports, OOS investigations, validation reports, and other relevant documents as needed. – Develops and reviews controlled documents and procedures pertinent to quality assurance and operations activities. – Works cross functionally in identifying and resolving quality issues as they present themselves; Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. – Supports the preparation and coordination of inspections by regulatory authorities and clients. – Assists with the conduct of quality audits both internally and externally per site SOPs and Quality Plan. – Trains employees on revisions of procedures and the implementation of new procedures. Job Qualifications: – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a basic science field; with 3+ year’s related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Focus should be in Hematology (Scientist or Med Tech) and all the other specialties. – Knowledge and understanding of validation concepts. – Familiarity with FDA (GLP/GCP/GMP), CLIA, and international regulations (OECD and ICH). – Previous pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or clinical diagnostic industry experience in QA or regulatory compliance and experience with genetic test methodologies. – Experience in a GLP, GMP, or CLIA environment. – Excellent organizational, analytical, planning, and computer skills. Effective verbal and written communication skills. – Comfortable in a rapidly changing environment. Self-motivated; ability to work independently and work as constructive team member. – Familiarity with LIMS system and laboratory databases. – Detail oriented, multi-tasking, with an emphasis successful data delivery. – A drive to build on current knowledge and experience. Ability to analyze and recommend enhancements to processes, procedures and systems. – Excellent Communication/Writing skills, experience in regulated manufacturing environment (Diagnostic/Lab).

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Education: Medical technologists need to have at least a bachelor’s degree in science and must be a certified medical technologist. They need to have a familiar grasp of scientific laboratory procedures, including using laboratory equipment and generating reports from laboratory tests.  Minimum Qualification Requirements: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology or a directly related fi eld and licensure or ability to become licensed as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in one of the specialty areas to which the position is allocated and for which the laboratory is licensed under Chapter 483, Florida Statutes.  Performs clinical laboratory and diagnostic testing in patient samples to help physicians in diagnosis and/ or monitoring of various disease states. Performs clinical  laboratory tests such as Endocrinology, General Immunology, Hematology, Routine Chemistry, Toxicology and Urinalysis Determines normal and abnormal components of body fluids by conducting chemical analyses of blood, urine, spinal fluids, and gastric juices. Analyzes blood cells by counting and identifying cells, using microscopic techniques and procedures. Prepares blood, plasma, and platelets for transfusions by conducting blood group, type, and compatibility tests. Ensures operation of analyzers, spectrophotometers, colorimeters, flame photometers, and other laboratory equipment by calibrating; completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer’s instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques. Maintains laboratory supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies. Performs quality control and documents QC for each lab procedure on a daily basic. Conserves laboratory resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results. Provides medical technology information by answering questions and requests. Prepares reports of technological findings by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information. Orders and evaluates records using lab computer. Executes  procedure for ordering, processing and reporting lab specimens. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies. Prepares reagents for use in lab procedure  Maintains inter- and intradepartmental work flow by fostering a spirit of cooperation. Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations. Protects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control and hazardous waste policies and protocols; following identification procedures. Maintains patient confidence and protects the hospital by keeping information confidential. Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

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Level Experience Required Director 1 Years Yes Description: Laboratory Consultant needed for a part-time, CLIA Laboratory Director opportunity.  This position will work very limited hours, approximately 2-4 hours of work per month.  The majority of the work can be done from a remote location; however, the Director is required to be on-site once every thirty days. Duties The Laboratory Director is responsible for the overall operation and administration of the lab, and must ensure the competency of alllaboratory personnel. Specific Lab Director responsibilities include: * Verify that all delegated duties are properly performed. * Must be accessible to the laboratory to provide onsite, telephone, or electronic consultation as needed. * May direct no more than five labs. * Ensure that the physical plant and environmental conditions are appropriate for the testing performed and provide a safe environment, free of physical, chemical, and biological hazards. * Ensure testing systems provide quality laboratory services across the path of work-flow (for all phases of testing: pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic phases). * Ensure test methods selected have the capability of providing quality results. * Ensure verification procedures are adequate to determine accuracy, precision, and other pertinent performance characteristics of the method. * Ensure that test result reports include pertinent information required for interpretation. * Ensure that consultation is available to the laboratory’s clients on matters relating to the quality of the test results reported and their interpretation concerning specific patient conditions. * Ensure that an approved procedure manual is available to all personnel. * Ensure that laboratory personnel are performing the test methods as required to obtain accurate and reliable results. * Employ a sufficient number of laboratory personnel with appropriate education, experience and/or training to provide appropriate consultation, properly supervise, and accurately perform tests and report test results. * Ensure that all personnel have the appropriate education and experience prior to testing patient specimens; receive appropriate training for the type and complexity of services offered; and have demonstrated that they can perform all testing operations reliably to provide and report accurate results. * Ensure that policies and procedures are established for monitoring individuals who conduct pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases of testing to verify that they maintain competency: To process specimens, Perform test procedures, Report test results promptly and proficiently, and whenever necessary, Identify remedial training and/or continuing education needs to improve skills. * Have a written list of responsibilities of each individual in the laboratory that specifies: 1) the level of activity each is authorized to perform, 2) whether supervision is required for specimen processing, test performance or results reporting, and 3) whether consultant ordirector review is required prior to reporting patient test results. * Ensure that a general supervisor provides on-site supervision of certain testing personnel who perform high complexity testing. * Ensure that the laboratory is enrolled in an approved proficiency testing (PT) program. * Ensure that PT samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples. * Ensure that PT samples are tested in compliance with regulations that prohibit referral of specimens and sharing of or communication about results. * Ensure that PT results are returned on time to the PT program. * Ensure that PT results are reviewed by the appropriate staff, and the corrective action plan is followed when PT results are found to be unsatisfactory. * Ensure that quality control and quality assessment programs are established and maintained to identify failures in quality as they occur. * Ensure the establishment and maintenance of acceptable levels of analytical performance for each test system. * Ensure that corrective actions are taken and documented, whenever significant deviations from the laboratory’s established performance characteristics are identified, and patient test results are reported only when the system is functioning properly. EDUCATION & CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS NOTE:  A State of Florida Laboratory Director License (or eligibility to obtain it) is required for this position. For PhDs: The qualification for a laboratory director of high complexity testing is that the laboratory director must hold an earned doctoral degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science from an accredited institution and be certified and continue to be certified by a board approved by HHS.  The current approved boards are the following: 1.      ABB – American Board of Bioanalysis 2.      ABB public health microbiology certification 3.      ABCC – American Board of Clinical Chemistry 4.      ABCC 24-month Commission on Accreditation in Clinical Chemistry (COMACC) 5.      ABFT – American Board of Forensic Toxicology 6.      ABHI – American Board of Histocompatibility and Immunogenetics 7.      ABMG – American Board of Medical Genetics 8.      ABMLI – American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology 9.      ABMM – American Board of Medical Microbiology 10.  NRCC – National Registry of Certified Chemists For MDs: Must be certified in Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology (ABP)

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