Microbiology Associate

Posted Date 1 month ago(6/5/2020 4:58 PM)
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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

Will assist management in the review of Microbiology records to ensure they are compliant with required Standard Operating Procedures.  Will ensure that all areas outlined under “Principal Responsibilities” are accomplished in an efficient, professional manner.



  • Perform quality review of the following records within the Microbiology Laboratory (not to include review required by a Microbiologist).
  • Accession sheets associated with Microbiology testing
  • Environmental Monitoring Results
  • Autoclave records
  • APOQ / ATOQ test results
  • Logs associated with Microbiology testing
  • Interface with Microbiology staff and other applicable personnel to clarify and/or correct the information provided, and to solicit required information.
  • Perform Freezer Box Audits
  • Assist in the discarding of microbiological cultures.
  • Assist in the verification of samples and media associated with microbiological testing.
  • Understand ISO requirements, GTPs and the Quality System Regulations as they pertain to the Laboratory, i.e., nonconformities, Good Documentation Practices, calibration, equipment maintenance, etc.
  • Develop systematic methods for completing work assignments to ensure deadlines are met and personal job commitments are accomplished.
  • Keep self, superiors, and associates informed of significant information, company policies and procedures, and will provide such information in a manner that others give support and willing cooperation.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned



  • High school diploma required. Bachelor’s Degree in the Life Sciences or an equivalent field of study preferred
  • Must be able to maintain a high activity level and be able to effectively manage and prioritize numerous projects and responsibilities
  • Must be able to grasp verbal and written instructions quickly, have strong mathematical skills, and have the ability to communicate and interface with people at all levels.
  • Must have personal computer skills, i.e., word processing, spreadsheets, and general data analysis. 
  • 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


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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