C. R. Bard, Inc.

Lab Technician - Microbiology

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/29/2018 10:55 AM)
Industry / Category
Lab Technician/Quality Assurance-Microbiology
Job ID
2018-11088
Career Level
experienced
Division
Covington,GA/Bard Medical
Relocation
No
Location
US-GA-Covington

Overview

The Lab Technician - Microbiology lab is located at BD UCC Division in Covington, Georgia.

Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

This position is responsible for all product testing for the Bard Shared Services Laboratories. This testing supports the microbiological needs of all other Bard facilities, worldwide. Quality results are expected to ensure the integrity of Bard products

Essential Job Functions

Perform the following (other duties may be assigned):

 

  • Product and component Bioburden testing
  • Biological Indicator testing
  • Environmental monitoring (including Cleanroom areas)
  • Product and component sterility testing
  • Biological indicator testing
  • Cytotoxicity testing
  • Genetic microbial indentification
  • Microbial examiniation of non-sterile product testing
  • Zone in inhibition testing
  • Other testing as may be required

 

Basic Qualifications

• Good laboratory skills, along with a working knowledge of laboratory bench methods and equipment • Understanding of laboratory instrumentation • Computer literacy (database, word processing, spreadsheet, etc.) required in daily duties • Good understanding of OSHA requirements, QSR, GLP, ISO, AAMI, and FDA Guidelines, as well as any other regulations/requirements as they pertain to the laboratory • Must be able to perform daily duties with little incidence of error, since errors may have severe regulatory/financial consequences • Must have high initiative to complete assigned tasks in a timely manner

Education and/or Experience

 

  • Technical degree in biological sciences or chemistry 
  • Prior laboratory experience desirable

 

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, talk, and hear.  The employee is frequently required to use hands/fingers to handle and/or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms and lifts and/or moves up to ten pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Work environment requires handling of all types of chemicals including those that present health, flammability, and reactivity hazards.

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