Full Job Description
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.
Monitors cultures for the presence of microbial growth. Performs bacterial identifications associated with microbiological samples. Performs bioburden and sterility testing, as well as environmental monitoring when necessary.
Read cultures and perform all tasks associated with Negative Bench.
Reports final microbiological results.
Perform and report bacterial identifications associated with microbiological samples.
Perform set up of Vitek cards and interpret test results.
Centrifuge serological specimens and separate serum/plasma.
Complete serological test requests including ordering infectious disease testing, interfacing with other departments, and archiving serological specimens.
Perform testing of microbiological samples including bioburden and sterility testing.
Perform endotoxin testing.
Perform environmental monitoring when necessary.
Collect water samples and perform associated testing.
Perform housekeeping duties in the cleanrooms and laboratory, including assigned monthly cleaning.
Effectively complete “other” functions that may be assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology or a related scientific field
Approved certification in Microbiology (National or State) required
Must be detail oriented
Must have good communication skills (written and oral)
Capable of working without direct supervision
Must be able to effectively manage and prioritize numerous projects and responsibilities
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
Must be willing to submit to a pre-employment background check and drug screen
Must be at least 18 years of age
Who We Are.
CryoLife is one of the world’s leading contemporary medical device companies whose technology and products bring restoration and hope to people all around the world. With a variety of innovative products and technologies available, including preserved human cardiac and vascular tissues, surgical adhesives and sealants, and mechanical heart valves, our mission is to restore the health of patients by delivering innovative technologies of unsurpassed quality. Since our inception in 1984, it is estimated that our products and tissues have been implanted in over 1 million patients worldwide. Headquartered in Kennesaw, Georgia, CryoLife employs over one thousand people from various education and experiential backgrounds across the United States and internationally.
CryoLife is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
CryoLife provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
CryoLife 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 ADA_Accommodation@CryoLife.com 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.