• (Senior) Medical Technologist - Histology

    Job Location(s) SG-Singapore
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    Medical Technologist
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  • Job Overview

    • Utilize knowledge and experience with histology samples to maintain proper storage conditions and facilitate accessioning of blocks and slides (stained and unstained). Routine decalcification, processing, embedding, microtomy and re-embedding of human tissue specimens from patients enrolled in clinical trials. Perform Immunohistochemistry and FISH testing according to protocols and SOPs. Perform slide scanning as required and according to protocols.
    • Instruments/equipment: Thorough working knowledge, able to provide troubleshooting, resolve complex instrument & equipment problems. Works with vendor where needed to resolve
    • Training: Coordinate timely development & completion of training materials & checklists
    • SOPs: Initiates revisions, writes new SOPs to reflect current processes that ensures compliance.
    • Instrument/assay validation: Coordinates with other resources to ensure timely completion and implementation. May be asked to research, validate and maintain procedures in area of responsibility.
    • Process Improvement: Analyze existing processes and create new approaches or ideas to improve. Works with internal/external dept. to ensure successful implementation of changes/improvements. May serve as SME.
    • Supports client audit process and responding to inquiries
    • Serves as expert in all facets of trained workstations in area of responsibility. Responds to problems or questions of department staff. 


    Other work details:

    Please note that this role involve rotating shifts:

    • Monday - Friday or Tuesday - Saturday (rotated monthly)
    • 7:00-16:00 or 8:30-17:30 or 9:00-18:00 or 10:00-19:00 or 12:00-21:00 (rotated weekly)
    • Shift allowance of $25 will be paid if working 12:00-21:00
    • Taxi reimbursement home to office if scheduled for 7am shift
    • Taxi reimbursement office to home after 21:00
    • Eligible for OT


    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


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