Biomedical Research Technician - Military veterans preferred

2019-08-15
General Dynamics Information Technology (www.gdit.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Ft Detrick
Maryland
United States

GDIT is seeking a Biomedical Research Technician in support of the United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Disease (USAMRIID). Since 1969, USAMRIID has served as the Department of Defense's lead laboratory for medical biological defense research, protecting the warfighter from biological threats and investigating disease outbreaks and threats to public health.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate as a team member in development and conduct of advanced laboratory studies related to or supporting clinical studies, assess study outcomes and analyze resulting data
  • Participate as a team member in development and conduct of advanced laboratory studies related to or supporting clinical studies assess study outcomes and analyze resulting data
  • Most work shall occur in biosafety level-2 (BSL-2 conditions. Person is required to receive safety training and applicable vaccinations for performing tasks in BSL-2 laboratories)
  • Maintain laboratory and office written records in a neat and timely manner. The use of a computer for processing, analyzing, and storing data is required
  • Packing biological hazardous materials, such as serum samples, etc. that is collected at study sites and will be shipped to various parts of both CONUS and OCONUS, within the scope of the Code of Federal Regulations
  • Most laboratory assays are performed under GLP conditions
  • Proficient in GLP procedures and processes and will take GLP training periodically
  • Ensure that monthly SOP reviews are current

Qualifications:

2+

 

Contract qualifications:

  • Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technician (ASCP or AMT) or eligible to sit for the exam within 1 year of employment
  • Minimum of a AS degree or postsecondary certificate or 50 week military program of Medical Laboratory Technician with 2 or more years of experience in a high complexity testing clinical laboratory or in a research setting
  • Desired experience in Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Coagulation and Microbiolgy
  • Knowledge of GLP work
  • Familiar with 42 CFR Part 493, CLIA and CAP standards
  • Sufficient education and experience to understand the science in order to facilitate planning and execution of the project
  • Proven experience meeting deadlines and standards
 
 

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Education:

BS