Georgia Employer MICROBIOLOGY TECHNICIAN II in Kennesaw, Georgia

Microbiology Technician IIAll times are in Central Daylight Time.Job ID2017-1804Job LocationUS-GA-KennesawPosted Date4/4/2017# of Openings1CategoryMicrobiologyIntroduction: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:Perform preparation and/or testing of microbiological, serological, bioburden, sterility, and environmental samples. Monitor cultures for the presence of microbial growth.Responsibilities:This is a WEEKEND Day Shift position: F, Sat, Sun 0700-1930Perform testing of microbiological samples received from the Tissue Processing Laboratory including and Pre-process Culture, BacT, and Rinse Recovery samples.Test medical devices including bioburden and sterility testing.Centrifuge serological specimens and separate serum/plasma.Perform environmental monitoring.Collect water samples and perform associated testing.Perform housekeeping duties in the cleanrooms and laboratory, including assigned monthly cleaning.Perform set up of Vitek cards and test kits; interpret test results.Record daily instruments readings; take appropriate action.Read cultures and perform all tasks associated with Negative Bench.Perform and report bacterial identifications for environmental isolates.Qualifications:Must be able to work a WEEKEND Day Shift position: F, Sat, Sun 0700-1930Bachelors degree in a scientific field or bachelors degree and 2 years experience in a related fieldOrganized, detail-oriented, able to follow instructionsUses good documentation skills and performs accurate transcriptionsCapable of working without direct supervisionWorks well with othersMust be able to maintain a high activity level and be able to effectively manage and prioritize numerous projects and responsibilitiesCompany Info:Who We Are.CryoLife is one of the world's contemporary medical device companies providing preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, cardiac lasers and implantable end-stage renal disease access grafts for the repair of complex cardiac and vascular reconstruction surgeries. Since the Company's inception in 1984, it is estimated that its products and tissues have been implanted in about 900,000 patients worldwide.CryoLife technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. CryoLife headquarters are located in Kennesaw, Georgia, a suburb of Atlanta.Reasonable AccommodationsCryoLife 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 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.CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.CryoLife is committed to the philosophy of equal opportunity employment. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, veterans or other legally protected status.