Medical Technologist - Anatomic Pathology (R1104089) in Livingston, UK at IQVIA™

Date Posted: 12/12/2019

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Job Description

Q2 Solutions is a leading clinical trial laboratory services organization with end-to-end laboratory services and secure, enterprise-wide biospecimen and consent management solutions. With a relentless focus on quality and innovation, Q2 Solutions uses its global experience and scientific expertise to transform science and data into actionable medical insights that help customers improve human health.  A joint venture of IQVIA (formerly QuintilesIMS) and Quest Diagnostics, Q2 Solutions combines the best of each parent organization’s clinical trials laboratory services capabilities to fulfill its mission of treating each sample as if a life depends on it.

Internal Job Description

Job Family Description

End-to-end delivery of analytical and pre-analytical lab services to support clinical trials. Includes kit receipt, specimen management, specimen preparation and lab analysis across a broad spectrum of methods and technologies. Sub-Family  Description

Responsible for laboratory testing in accordance with applicable regulations governing clinical laboratories. Performs a wide variety of testing to product accurate, reliable and reproducible data to support clinical trials research; and ensures accurate and timely reporting of results.


Perform a variety of testing procedures of moderate to high complexity to obtain data for use in clinical trials research. Perform work in accordance with ICH E6 Guideline for Good Clinical Practice.


 Essential Functions

Perform a variety of testing procedures of moderate to high complexity. Evaluate validity of specimen results as per standard operating procedure (SOP) guidelines. Document all corrective actions taken.

Provide oversight and guidance to Medical/Histo Laboratory Technicians and/or Assistants. Assist with training of new staff within the assigned group. Train staff Medical Technologists and Medical/Histo Laboratory Technicians and/or Assistants in proper laboratory techniques for existing and new methods.

Maintain quality control of laboratory testing to ensure accurate and timely lab reporting.  Document corrective and preventative actions taken using good documentation practices.

Assist management in establishing new methodologies. Assist in completion of validation packages.

Assist management with implementing SOPs for laboratory testing and safety procedures. Implement changes in laboratory notifying all employees of necessary changes.  Notify management when updates to department SOP manuals are needed to reflect procedural changes.

Follow safety procedures as per laboratory SOPs.

Collaborate with Project Manager with client requests and concerns. Notify management of any delays in testing and any related factors.

Identify appropriate vendors and orders laboratory supplies as directed by management in order to maintain consistent workflow.

Participate in continuing education through self-study, attending off-site lectures and preparing programs to share with

Experience Typically requires prior relevant experience. Knowledge Requires knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts of a job area, typically obtained through advanced education.

Job ID: R1104089