Covance Medical Technologist III - Genomics in United States

Job Overview

Grow your career with a global organization

Do you have knowledge in Genomics? Are you looking to extend your experience as a medical technologist in a dynamic, team-focused environment?

If you are looking for a growth opportunity within a supportive team, consider working at Covance as a Medical Technologist. In this role, you will:

  • Properly handle specimens and independently resolve technical specimen issues in preparation for analysis and specimen storage

  • Operate instruments to perform testing in accordance with established written procedures

  • Resolve routine and non-routine assay problems

  • Ensure the validity of test results through the performance of established quality assurance and quality control procedures

  • Perform experiments, as scheduled, for evaluation of new Calibrator and/or QC lots

  • Document and interpret quality control results.

  • Receive, open and place in service all reagents/materials according to SOPs

  • Perform testing, needed to ensure validity of material prior to being placed into service

  • Perform inventory control of supplies and reagents as approved by management

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Build your skills at Covance

Benefit from our experience generating more clinical trial data than any other central laboratory in the world. Joining the team you’ll work with exceptional people and gain exposure to automated testing systems and advanced technologies while conducting tests that help advance life-changing medicines.

Why Medical Technologists choose to work at Covance

  • Career advancement in a collaborative setting

  • Advanced education and training opportunities

  • Exposure to a fast-paced global testing environment

Get to know Covance

Get ready to redefine what’s possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples’ lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose , you’ll be empowered to lead your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow’s drug development challenges, crafting new possibilities for our clients—and your career.

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  • Associate’s Degree in medical laboratory testing.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Lab Science, Chemical, Physical or Biological Science from an accredited college or university and one year training and/or experience in the specialty in which testing is to be performed. Training should be equivalent to that received in a school of Medical Technology.


  • At least 2+ years Clinical lab experience preferred


Perform duties of Technologist I, or II, and may perform duties of Sr Tech in addition to the following additional duties:

Essential Functions

♦ Instruments/Equipment:

o Demonstrates thorough working knowledge of instruments/equipment in the department. Able to provide troubleshooting guidance to staff to resolve complex instrument and equipment problems. Works with the vendor where needed to resolve instrument/ equipment related problems and summarize results of investigations.

♦ Training:

o Coordinates the timely development and completion of training materials and checklists.

o Seeks and promotes expertise in department and across sites to ensure consistent approach to training.

♦ SOP:

o Initiates revisions to SOPs or writes new SOPs to reflect current processes that ensure compliance. Coordinates with other departments and other sites to ensure timely completion of SOP. Resolves obstacles, where needed.

♦ Instrument/Equipment/Assay Validation

o Responsible for coordinating with other resources to ensure timely completion and implementation of new assay validations.

o May be asked to research, develop, validate and maintain procedures in area of responsibility and make recommendations on modification/improvement of procedures to management.

♦ Process Improvement:

o Able to analyze existing processes and create new approaches or ideas to improve. Works with internal/external department to ensure successful implementation of changes /improvements.

o Demonstrates extensive knowledge of all department functions, and may serve as subject matter expert for department on company wide initiatives (i.e., Six Sigma).

♦ Supports client audit process and responding to inquiries.

♦ Serves as an expert in all facets of trained workstations in area of responsibility. Responds to problems or questions of department staff.


Bachelor’s degree in a bio-medical, physical or biological science from an accredited college or university and one year training and/or experience in the specialty in which testing is to be performed.


Individual must have 3 or more years of Covance Laboratory experience performing clinical laboratory testing or experience in performing clinical laboratory testing judged as equivalent

Job Number 2018-18526

Job Category Medical Technologist

Position Type Full-Time

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