CAREERS

Ipsum Diagnostics is dedicated to providing exceptional services to the clients we serve. Talented, motivated and passionate individuals will be empowered and supported on their career path.

Benefits:
Ipsum Diagnostics supports employees by offering a comprehensive benefits package including fully paid health, vision and dental insurance, disability insurance, life, and AD&D insurance, PTO, holidays, and employee assistance programs with 24/7 resources and support to assist with professional and personal matters.

OPEN POSITIONS

Driver/Courier
(2 full time positions)

Ipsum Diagnostics is looking to add to our team.  We are seeking a Driver/Courier. If you are a dynamic individual with a passion for service excellence and would like to be an integral part of our success, please consider joining us at Ipsum.

Summary:
The Driver/Courier is the face of Ipsum Diagnostics to the public, our customers and acts as an Ambassador for the company in everything he/she does. Everyday excellence is a critical component in fulfilling this position requirement. This position performs day to day courier route operations by serving client needs with regard to properly tracking, sorting, storing and transporting patient specimens on short and long hauls. Driver/Courier will additionally perform other related functions for the company.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for compliance with all processes including and not limited to: timekeeping, attendance and punctuality, vehicle safety and cleanliness, safety and OSHA requirements, handheld /scanning device and usage, proper handling and storage of all samples from the client office to the drop off point, proper packing of specimens for shipment, end of day vehicle checks, dress code, code of conduct and all Company / Regional / Logistics policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for the safe and timely transportation of specimens, supplies, reports, equipment, and materials to the appropriate destination, following strict adherence to specified time schedule.
  • Responsible for operating company vehicle safely as well as maintaining a valid driver’s license and driving record within acceptable company guidelines.
  • Ensure route is started with proper equipment tools. i.e., route scanner sync/paper logs, carry bag, properly prepared coolers for specimen storage, cell phone, keys, etc.
  • Follow route as scheduled/sequenced while allowing for will-call stops and special pickups.
  • Maintain specimen integrity at all times, including the utilization of specimen carry bag to transport specimens from client office/lock box to vehicle.
  • Follow all scan/documentation requirements including but not limited to dictated sample preservation processes.
  • Communicate with Logistics Team before leaving an area to ensure “no pick-ups” have been cleared.
  • Keep route information, sequencing and all client notes up to date.
  • Meet all training requirements in a timely manner as assigned.
  • Properly care for and maintain company equipment including scanners, telephones, vehicles etc.
  • Communicate any deficiencies with equipment immediately to Logistics Team.
  • Document and provide appropriate client satisfaction information to Logistics Management.
  • Maintain professionalism and a service orientation with clients using everyday excellence.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Requirements:

  • 1 year of experience in a customer service, logistics, or delivery related job strongly preferred.
  • General computer knowledge preferred. Experience with handheld scanner equipment preferred.
  • Education Required – High School diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to bend, twist, squat and climb stairs
  • Must be able to lift and maneuver a minimum of 25 lbs.
  • Upbeat, professional personality; focused and attentive.
  • Ability to operate motor vehicle for 8-10-hour hauls.

Molecular Technologist
(Saturday – Sunday 9am – 9pm (Part time)

We are seeking a Molecular Technologist who will be responsible for pre-analytical, analytical and postanalytical processes associated with in our Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory. This person will be responsible for performing Molecular diagnostic assays according to established standard operating procedures. They will be responsible for executing clinical laboratory protocols, including but not limited to: Nucleic acid extraction, PCR, qRT-PCR, etc. and result analysis and reporting. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years clinical experience as a Molecular Technologist and experience with PCR protocols. Familiar with QuantStudio 12K Flex, 384-loading formats, and KingFisher Flex instrumentation. Must be willing to work weekend night shift hours (Friday-Sunday 6pm-6am).

This position reports to the Molecular Diagnostics Supervisor

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Preparation of samples for analyses on the QuantStudio 12K Flex Real-time PCR System
• Preparation reagents, standards, and controls as required
• Proper use of all specimen handling protocols and thorough and accurate performance of molecular
diagnostics assays according to laboratory guidelines
• Follows laboratory procedures as documented in the Standard Operating Procedures Manual for the
assigned laboratory section
• Assists with inventory; QC and Preventative Maintenance (PM) documentation
• Assures the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory’s Quality Control Program
• Participates in performing routine equipment maintenance and function checks
• Analyzes and records test data to issue technical reports or prepare graphs and charts to document
experimental results
• Independently performs laboratory testing through professional knowledge of laboratory procedures,
execution, interpretation and/or analysis, in an accurate and timely manner.
• Responsible for QC & daily maintenance
• Performs other duties as assigned. Utilizes spare time to seek out and complete extra tasks.

REQUIREMENTS:
• 2 years Molecular Laboratory experience (Preferred)
• Bachelor’s Degree in Science, CERTIFICATIONS: Molecular Technologist MB (ASCP)
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills needed for interaction with all members of laboratory team
• Experience in a Molecular lab setting using biosafety cabinet and utilizing aseptic technique
• Experience with automated instrumentation (in particular the QuantStudio 12K Flex)
• Knowledgeable in a variety of programs, including MS Office, and familiarity with LIMS systems
• Strong written communication skills
• Ability to multi-task, and work under pressure
• Night shift work required

Molecular Technologist
(FULL time)

We are seeking a Molecular Technologist who will be responsible for pre-analytical, analytical and postanalytical processes associated with in our Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory. This person will be responsible for performing Molecular diagnostic assays according to established standard operating procedures. They will be responsible for executing clinical laboratory protocols, including but not limited to: Nucleic acid extraction, PCR, qRT-PCR, etc. and result analysis and reporting. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years clinical experience as a Molecular Technologist and experience with PCR protocols. Familiar with QuantStudio 12K Flex, 384-loading formats, and KingFisher Flex instrumentation. Must be willing to work weekend night shift hours (Friday-Sunday 6pm-6am).

This position reports to the Molecular Diagnostics Supervisor

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Preparation of samples for analyses on the QuantStudio 12K Flex Real-time PCR System
• Preparation reagents, standards, and controls as required
• Proper use of all specimen handling protocols and thorough and accurate performance of molecular
diagnostics assays according to laboratory guidelines
• Follows laboratory procedures as documented in the Standard Operating Procedures Manual for the
assigned laboratory section
• Assists with inventory; QC and Preventative Maintenance (PM) documentation
• Assures the accuracy of all tests performed by adhering to the laboratory’s Quality Control Program
• Participates in performing routine equipment maintenance and function checks
• Analyzes and records test data to issue technical reports or prepare graphs and charts to document
experimental results
• Independently performs laboratory testing through professional knowledge of laboratory procedures,
execution, interpretation and/or analysis, in an accurate and timely manner.
• Responsible for QC & daily maintenance
• Performs other duties as assigned. Utilizes spare time to seek out and complete extra tasks.

REQUIREMENTS:
• 2 years Molecular Laboratory experience (Preferred)
• Bachelor’s Degree in Science, CERTIFICATIONS: Molecular Technologist MB (ASCP)
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills needed for interaction with all members of laboratory team
• Experience in a Molecular lab setting using biosafety cabinet and utilizing aseptic technique
• Experience with automated instrumentation (in particular the QuantStudio 12K Flex)
• Knowledgeable in a variety of programs, including MS Office, and familiarity with LIMS systems
• Strong written communication skills
• Ability to multi-task, and work under pressure
• Night shift work required

Molecular Supervisor
(Friday – Monday 9am – 5pm)

As the world is experiencing an unprecedented pandemic, there is an urgent need for additional laboratory testing facilities to process and test for the COVID-19 virus here in the United States. To that end, Ipsum Diagnostics is actively providing quality laboratory testing at our facility.

Summary:
We are currently recruiting Licensed Laboratory Supervisor/Molecular Supervisor experienced in Pipetting, PCR, and DNA/RNA Extraction for immediate hire. In this role, the Lab Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing all lab functions, quality control, assisting with test samples as well as entering, reviewing and reporting test results.

Responsibilities:

• Adhere to and follow laboratory established procedures for processing, analyzing, and reporting patient samples.
• Follow laboratory established quality control policies and protocols in recording readings, note deviations and document all corrective actions taken when deviations occur.
• Be capable of identifying problems that may affect test performance and turnaround time and immediately bring it to supervisor, Director, or Medical directors’ attention.
• Be proficient in a wide range of routine and complex assays performed at Ipsum with appropriate training.
• Be willing to run automated Nucleic Acid instrumentation, real time PCR, DNA/RNA spectrometer, genetic scanners, and other instruments with appropriate training.
• Assist in performing proficiency testing as required.
• Assist in improving quality management and writing/updating SOPs as required.
• Organize and analysis data and help troubleshoot issues with supervisor.
• Understand and follow OSHA, CLIA* and CAP guidelines.
• Plays a key role in maintaining instrumentation and the appropriate documentation for each instrument and assays in their department.
• Demonstrate a high level of ethics in all aspects of professional practice.
• Ensure the accuracy of the information before filing and reported.
• Maintain a clean, safe, and organized lab.

Skills and specifications for this position:
• BS in biological science or equivalent with at least one year of training/experience
• MB (ASCP) Certification Current
• Laboratory personnel participating in licensure or certification maintenance programs must complete the number of continuing education courses prescribed by the licensing or certifying agency.
• Technical laboratory personnel whose certification has been grandfathered and does not require participation in a certification maintenance program must complete at least twelve hours of continuing education annually.
• Lab experience and/or training in a clinical laboratory setting. Required experience in clinical molecular diagnostics for 3 to 5 years.
• Must satisfy requirements for high complexity testing under CLIA regulations (42 CFR, part 493).
• Excellent analytical abilities and communication skills (verbal and written).
• Excellent practical knowledge about the applications of scientific principles.
• Detail-oriented with the ability to spot mistakes in procedures and correct them.
• Ability to work well in a group as well as carry out individual assignments.
• Proficient in computer and internet application skills required for the job.
• Ability to escalate issues appropriately
• Ability to focus for long periods on a task, detailed-oriented and able to lift 50lbs, and willingness to learn.
• Prior supervisory experience is preferred.

Safety:
• Adherence to standard universal precautions.
• Exposure to biological and chemical hazards.

Inventory Manager
(full time )

Ipsum Diagnostics is looking to add to our team.  We are seeking an Inventory Manager. If you are a dynamic individual with a passion for service excellence and would like to be an integral part of our success, please consider joining us at Ipsum.

Summary:
We are looking for an experienced Inventory Manager to oversee production, storage, and fulfilment at Ipsum Diagnostics. Day-to-day activities will involve (1) monitoring & analyzing inventory levels, (2) ensuring inventory is tracked accurately, (3) administrating order, invoice, and collection flow, (4) scheduling production based on counts, bases, and forecasts.

Responsibilities:
• Devise ways to optimize inventory control procedures.
• Inspect the levels of business supplies and raw material to identify shortages.
• Ensure product stock is adequate for all distribution channels and can cover direct demand from customers.
• Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory.
• Reconcile and verify vendor invoices against supplies and products received.
• Use software to monitor demand and document characteristics of inventory.
• Place orders to replenish stock avoiding insufficiencies or excessive surplus.
• Analyze data to anticipate future needs.
• Evaluate suppliers to achieve cost-effective deals and maintain trust relationships.
• Collaborate with warehouse employees and other staff to ensure business goals are met.
• Report to upper management on stock levels, issues etc.
• Supervise, train one or more individuals who are inventory specialists or a similar title. 
• Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:
• Specifically, for this role, we’re looking for people with a demonstrable track record of success in production & inventory management roles.
• Proven experience as inventory manager or similar position
• Excellent knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods
• Ability to accurately track inventory and create reports
• An analytical mind with strong math skills
• Excellent organizational and planning skills
• Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
• Reliable and trustworthy

Ipsum Diagnostics LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.