Abbott Microbiologist I in St. Paul, Minnesota
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Primary Job Function:
Establishment and operation of microbiology laboratory including developing and implementing microbiology testing. Sterility testing, environmental testing (air, surface, fluid, bioburden), bacteria ID, certification of the population of the label claim, Limulus Amebocite Lysate test, and new types of biological testing as necessary.
Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Conduct microbiology testing including biological indicator incubation time studies.;
Write protocols and reports (sterilization, bioburden recovery, ETO dissipation etc.).;
Determine new test methods as appropriate.;
Monitor equipment performance and calibration schedules.;
Create laboratory operation procedures and follows guidelines from regulatory agencies.
(Influence/Leadership) Begins developing a network of internal resources to facilitate completion of tasks. Individual influence is typically exerted at the peer level.; 5. (Planning/Organization) Completes daily work to meet established schedule with guidance from supervisor on prioritization of tasks.;
(Decision Making/Impact) May exercise authority within pre-established limits and approval. Failure to achieve results can normally be overcome without serious effect on schedules and programs.
Bachelor's degree plus 0-2 years of related work experience with a basic understanding of specified functional area, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Basic technical knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures. Limited understanding of business unit/group function. Will perform this job in a quality system environment. Failure to adequately perform tasks can result in noncompliance with governmental regulations.; 3. (Cognitive Skills) Learns to use professional concepts and company policies and procedures to solve routine problems.
Works on problems of limited scope. Minimal independent decision making.
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