Med Technologist - PPD - Zaventem




Medical Technologist - Zaventem, Belgium

PPD’s mission is to improve health. It starts as an idea to cure. It becomes a life saved. All in-between, it’s you! We know that meaningful results not only require the right approach, but also the right people. We invite you to re-imagine health promoting protocols with us, working alongside our talented, bright and energetic teams

Envision a workplace where you have a direct impact on improving health, work alongside expert scientists, use newest technologies and collaborate with industry thought leaders and therapeutic experts. Welcome to PPD® Laboratories, where science is our passion, quality is our commitment and people are the cornerstone of our success

The Medical Technologist independently and without technical supervision performs low, moderate, and high complexity clinical laboratory testing as a generalist, with assignment in some or all of the following disciplines: urinalysis, coagulation, hematology, chemistry, special chemistry, and immunology. The Med Tech also troubleshoots laboratory equipment and methods and provides technical supervision of others as required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform clinical laboratory testing on samples according to established laboratory procedures, and verify/report test results as requested by study protocol. Ensures quality laboratory results and prioritizes work to optimize timely result reporting. Accurately perform quality control/assurance and proficiency testing as needed
  • Maintain complex laboratory equipment and correctly interpret assay validity as a CLIA qualified clinical laboratory testing professional
  • Perform and record instrument and test preventive maintenance, calibration, reagent, troubleshooting and other procedures required to establish, maintain, or monitor test performance
  • Perform, monitor and record disinfection and maintenance of general laboratory equipment and areas
  • Technically monitor and supervise medical laboratory technicians and students. This includes participation in the laboratory competency assessment program

Education and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or four-years of college plus Clinical Laboratory Scientist (NCA) or equivalent certification

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to advise clinic staff in the proper techniques of specimen collection and submission
  • Ability to evaluate new test systems and equipment for use in the laboratoryInstrument preventive maintenance and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to perform assays in additional clinical and research applicationsKnowledge of the basic theories and techniques of clinical laboratory testing in urinalysis, coagulation, hematology, chemistry, special chemistry, and immunology
  • Basic knowledge of human anatomy and physiologyKnowledge of laboratory principles and techniques of problem-solving
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices
  • Leadership skillsCommunication skills (oral and written)Record-keeping skills
  • Must be able to modify work schedule to meet clinic needs

Our 4i Values:

Integrity – Innovation – Intensity – Involvement

If you resonate with our 4i values above, and ultimately wish to accelerate the delivery of safe and effective therapeutics for some of the world’s most urgent health needs, submit your application – we’d love to hear from you!

Diversity Statement

PPD is proud to be an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment of mutual respect. PPD is committed to providing equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or status within any other protected group.