Microbiology Technician II

Posted Date 1 month ago(5/27/2020 5:04 PM)
Job ID
2020-2396
Job Location
US-GA-Kennesaw
# of Openings
1
Category
Microbiology

Introduction

Is This The Role For You?

 

We hire smart people with big hearts. People who have a passion for their work and who strive every day to help others. Our work requires bold and innovative leaders; people who bring strong values and ethics to their role.

 

If you’re ready for a career that allows you to grow and develop into the professional you want to be – today and in the future….CryoLife is the place for you.

Position Overview

Perform microbiological testing for human tissue and medical device samples, as well as perform environmental and water monitoring. Monitor cultures for the presence of microbial growth. Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs, and Fri from 7am-5:30pm.

Responsibilities

  • Perform testing of microbiological samples including bioburden and sterility testing. 
  • Centrifuge serological specimens and separate serum/plasma. 
  • Perform environmental monitoring. 
  • Collect water samples and perform associated testing. 
  • Read cultures and perform all tasks associated with Negative Bench. 
  • Perform set up of cards and interpret test results. 
  • Perform and report bacterial identifications for environmental isolates. 
  • Perform endotoxin testing. 
  • Perform housekeeping duties in the cleanrooms and laboratory, including assigned monthly cleaning. 
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
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Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or a related scientific field   
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Must have good communication skills (written and oral)
  • Capable of working without direct supervision
  • Must be able to effectively manage and prioritize numerous projects and responsibilities.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to submit to a pre-employment background check and drug screen
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri from 7am-5:30pm

Company Info

Who We Are.

 

CryoLife is one of the world’s leading contemporary medical device companies whose technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. With a variety of innovative products and technologies available, including preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, and mechanical heart valves, our mission is to restore the health of patients by delivering innovative technologies of unsurpassed quality. Since our inception in 1984, it is estimated that our products and tissues have been implanted in over 1 million patients worldwide. Headquartered in Kennesaw, Georgia, CryoLife employs over one thousand people from various education and experiential backgrounds across the United States and internationally.

 

CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

 

CryoLife provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

 

Reasonable Accommodations

 

CryoLife is committed to providing reasonable accommodations both in the application and interview process, consistent with legal requirements. If you need a reasonable accommodation while seeking employment, please email ADA_Accommodation@CryoLife.com or call 770-429-5215. A Human Resources representative will return your call. Messages or emails for any reason other than accommodation requests will not be returned.

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