AlloSource

Environmental Research Microbiologist II

Job ID
2995
# of Openings
1
Work Schedule
Monday-Friday; 8am-5pm
Job Category
Microbiology

Overview

For more than 20 years, AlloSource’s allografts have been the biologic solutions our surgeon customers use to deliver better care to their patients. As one of the largest and most respected nonprofit tissue banks in the United States, AlloSource develops, processes and distributes over 200 types of life-saving and life-enhancing allografts for use in a variety of medical procedures. Our commitment to honoring the gift of tissue donation motivates us to develop innovative allografts and lead the way in cellular and tissue therapies.

 

Summary:

 

The Environmental Research Microbiologist II provides complete technical laboratory services in support of controlled work area activities.  Services include environmental monitoring, microbiological evaluation and identification, chemical analyses, quality control testing, and analysis of product for compliance and release.  The Environmental Research Microbiologist II also performs research, scientific, and technical related projects and experiments as directed by laboratory management.  As a senior level laboratory role, this role will also manage QC testing activities with assigned product line(s), including dose audit, QC data trending, and aseptic processing program requirements.

 

Pay:   $57,000 - $66,342/yr based on relevant years of experience

Bonus:  10% target Bonus Program based on individual and company metrics

Shift:  Monday-Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm

Benefits:  Generous Time Off Policy, Paid Sick Leave, 9 paid Holidays, Retirement Plan, onsite Health Care clinic, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, AD&D, Short & Long Term Disability, and more!

Location:  6278 S. Troy Circle, Centennial, CO 80111

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

QA Laboratory Operations

  • Perform all elements of the Environmental Monitoring Program, including sampling of non-viable, viable air, personnel monitoring, settle plates, swabs, water, and special testing.
  • Perform microbial evaluation according to established procedures using appropriate laboratory techniques for accurate microorganism identification and interpretation of results.
  • Perform product-based QC testing, including both microbiological and non-microbiological methods.
  • Execute appropriate quality control procedures and proper documentation to comply with regulatory agencies.
  • Participate in CLIA proficiency testing.
  • Perform timely testing and closure of environmental monitoring paperwork and reports.
  • Manage sterilization microbiological activities with assigned product line dose audits.
  • Own assay specifications.
  • Participate with internal, customer, and regulatory audits.
  • Adhere to and promote proper practices and techniques which are consistent with current operating procedures, training requirements, safety practices, and company policies.

Research & Validation Work

  • Manage and execute research activities with analytical techniques, written procedures, and standard protocols to support research, scientific, or technical-related disciplines.
  • Perform specialty testing and research validation work.
  • Complies with accurate experimental data entry into notebooks and computer databases.
  • Interprets and analyzes scientific data into reports and summary documents.

Aseptic Processing Program

  • Lead and interact in Aseptic Processing Program meetings, reviews, and project teams.
  • Assist laboratory management with Environmental Monitoring data trending.
  • Perform QC data visualization analysis with designated product line(s).
  • Run assigned process simulation activities with designated product line(s).

Communication

  • Professionally interact and communicate with internal and external customers/vendors, laboratories, and process stakeholders.

Continuous Process Improvement

  • Assist in the development, evaluation, and review of policies, procedures, and methodologies for the laboratory in order to maintain compliance with accreditation.

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology, Medical Technology, or related field
  • 4+ years (w/ Bachelor’s degree) in medical device, pharmaceutical, or related scientific environment or 1+ years (w/ Master’s degree) in medical device, pharmaceutical, or related scientific environment
  • 3+ years Microbiology laboratory experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

 

Preferred Experience:

  • AATB certification
  • ASQ certification
  • Master’s degree in scientific field
  • FDA & CLIA regulated environment experience
  • Tissue banking experience
  • FDA/ISO/CLIA audit experience

 

It is the policy of AlloSource not to discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities in regard to application procedures, hiring, advancement, discharge, compensation, training or other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. When needed we will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants and employees so that they may perform the essential job duties of the position. If you require special accommodations, please contact us at 720-873-0213. 

 

For consideration you must apply online, submit a current resume and meet the minimum requirements.  All offers are contingent upon a background check, drug screen and other contingencies may apply depending upon the position.  AlloSource is a Fair Chance Employer.  Candidates within a 50 mile radius of the hiring zip code may receive first consideration.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disability

 

 

AlloSource uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

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