Development Scientist I

Posted 10 May 2024
Salary Up to US$30 per hour
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameRachael Jalbuena

Job description

Development Scientist I
Miami, FL
1 year contract (possible extension/conversion to perm)
Hourly Pay Rate: $30/hr (client mandated for pay equity purposes)

Orion Group is seeking a dedicated and dynamic individual with strong attention to detail and organization to join our premiere med device client's R&D organization as a development scientist!

The ideal candidate will be a scientifically minded individual, able to read and thoroughly comprehend scientific literature, write scientific protocols and reports following established company guidelines.

General responsibilities include performing various clinical laboratory tests to obtain data following established standards, practices and procedures while exercising independent/correlated analytical judgment and maintenance of laboratory records including quality control.

* Conducts chemical and urinalysis of human clinical samples (blood, urine) using microscope or automatic analyzers. Performs proficiency testing and analysis following established protocols
* Reports status of experiments to manager, writes simple experimental protocols/reports with supervision, gives small data presentations
* Sets up, adjusts, maintains and cleans laboratory equipment used during testing
* Maintains inventory/supplies necessary for testing purposes. Organizes test data
* Ensure all laboratory work is documented in compliance with company policies and regulatory bodies. Properly maintains laboratory notebooks/logbooks
* Participate in verification and validation of new and modified product designs
* Participates in simple process improvement projects
* Trains new team members on instrument set up/maintenance and department processes.
* Provides quality assurance for adherence to technical standards

* 4-year bachelor's degree (Biological Sciences, Chemistry, or other STEM related field) with 3+ years of direct relevant experience
* Master's degree in a scientific discipline with 1+ year of direct relevant experience
* 2+ years of General Clinical Laboratory experience having a combination of clinical laboratory and either clinical research laboratory or in-vitro diagnostic / biotechnology / Pharmacology (FDA regulated) laboratory experience
* MT or CLS (ASCP) or equivalent certification/license highly preferred
* Prior R&D and/or clinical experience in urinalysis, hematology, immunoassay, clinical chemistry, or flow cytometry preferred
Knowledge, Skills and Attitudes:
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Ability to process and handle confidential information with discretion
* Ability to work independently and/or in a collaborative environment
* Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Teams
* Shows professional interest through self-development and presented a positive attitude and professional appearance.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.