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OPEN POSITION AT AGT

Medical Technical Supervisor

American Gene Technologies is curing HIV and Cancer. Join our team!

Summary:

American Gene Technologies is a leading gene and cell therapy company with an extensive
drug-development platform capable of creating therapeutics and cures for infectious diseases,
cancers, and inherited disorders.

You could join an amazing team of passionate, intelligent, committed, hard-working individuals
who are on the eve of proving a cure for HIV, and that have extensive data on a unique immunooncology approach that shows safety and efficacy in animals and is currently under a first human
clinical trial.

If you are looking for a fulfilling career that offers the opportunity to make a difference for
millions of patients, AGT could be the place where your efforts could help lead to treatments and
cures for intractable, incurable, untreatable, and frequently deadly human diseases.

We are seeking a Medical Technical Supervisor with hands-on experience in Lab Training and
High Complexity Testing activities. The CLIA team is looking for a dynamic self-starter in the
industry to work with the team as well as liaise with other functional team members in Research
& Development to support efficient laboratory operations. The position requires work in a
laboratory and handling biological specimens, which include the COVID-19 virus.

This is a full-time office-based position located in Rockville, MD and the Medical Technical
Supervisor will report to the CLIA Lab Manager and Administrative Personnel.

Full Description:

Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Perform duties as a testing personnel in a CLIA high complexity laboratory.
  • Performs laboratory procedures, quality control and quality assurance measures as
    outlined in the Laboratory Procedure Manual. Tests patient specimens, correlates data
    and reports result in a timely manner to affect quality patient care.
  • Follows lab procedures for specimen handling and processing. Performs lab procedures
    in accordance with standards set forth in the approved Laboratory Procedures Manual.
    Reports and maintains records of patient test results according to protocol.
  • Adheres to quality control and quality assurance procedures with appropriate and
    accurate documentation. Follows laboratory’s established corrective action procedures.
    Performs proficiency testing, reports result, according to protocol. Diagnoses laboratory
    instrument malfunctions, performs preventive and corrective maintenance/repairs, and
    maintains records of actions.
  • Ensures that lab standard of timeliness and quality of patient test results is met.
    Recognizes unexpected or unreasonable results, identifies the cause, and takes
    appropriate action. Brings unusual situations to the attention of the lab manager and lab
    director.
  • Enters and retrieves information using the laboratory computer system where required.
  • Assists in the evaluation and development of new procedures, methods, and
    instrumentation.
  •  Performs the responsibilities of phlebotomy, accessioning, and specimen processing on
    an as needed basis to maintain efficient laboratory operations.
  • Assures that adequate department supply levels are maintained in a cost-effective
    manner.
  •  Assists in the orientation of new employees.
  •  Adheres to lab safety and infection control practices. Follows department and
    organization dress code policies. Wears personal protective equipment where appropriate.
  •  Applies professional knowledge and judgment to analytical and decision-making
    functions.
  • Advises providers and clinical staff of correct procedures for specimen collection and
    handling.
  • Maintains confidentiality of patient/medical information.
  • Performs other related duties as directed.

Qualification Requirements:

  • Master’s degree plus 1 year of hands-on experience in lab training or experience in high
    complexity testing preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of hands-on experience in lab training or experience in
    high complexity testing.
  • Required certification in any of the following: Medical Terminologist, Medical
    Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Laboratory Scientist.
  • Ability to supervise up to 5 personnel.
  • Training in approved NAACLS medical laboratory scientist program preferred.
  • Experience in Infectious Diseases preferred.
  • Excellent communication (oral and written), organizational, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills.
  • High energy individual able to effectively multi-task and strive in a dynamic team
    environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Frequent standing, walking, grasping, and sitting, occasional reaching, bending, and
    lifting up to 20 lbs. Frequent use of computer, keyboard, copy/fax machine and phone.Employer

American Gene Technologies (AGT) is an equal opportunity employer and will consider applications without discriminating on the basis of disability, sex or sexual orientation, race or ethnic origin, marital or civil partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. AGT employees receive competitive salaries, comprehensive healthcare coverage, paid gym membership, 401K plan with employer contribution, incentive stock options and annual paid leave.

Job Types : Full-time, Contract

Pay: $32 – $35/hr

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  •  401(k) matching
  •  Dental insurance
  •  Disability insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  •  Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  •  Vision insurance 

 

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:

PPE Equipment provided, Rapid Onsite COVID-19 testing for employees

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Experience:

  •  Lab Testing: 2 years (Required)

 

License/Certification:

  •  CNA (Preferred)
  •  Certified Medical Assistant (Preferred)
  • Medical Technologist (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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Top Reasons to Work at AGT

Your work would have the potential to transform millions of lives
You‘d be part of something bigger than youself and join a mission to develop genetic medicines to cure and rid the human body of diseases
You would be part of the AGT family, made up of smart, committed, and caring individuals
You would have the opportunity to reach your full potential and apply your knowledge creatively
You would have benefits, includung health insurance, retirement, gym membership, and the potential to own stock in the company
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