Covance Medical Technologist I - First Shift in Madison, Wisconsin

Job Overview

Covance Medical Technologist I

In this role you will serve as a valuable member of Covance's Clinical Pathology studies as a Medical Technologist I. You will perform established procedures for non-clinical testing on toxicology samples in all assigned laboratory disciplines and report results to respective pharmaceutical company.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Retrieve and check specimens against pending list. Document and resolve any specimen discrepancies. Notify laboratory management when specimen discrepancies are not resolved.

  • Prepare workstation and instrumentation for the assigned testing.

  • Prepare and properly label reagents and document according to SOPs.

  • Operate instruments to perform testing in accordance with established written procedures.

  • Resolve routine and non-routine assay problems.

  • Perform parallel testing, reagent validation, linearity’s, and stability studies.

  • Process and ship samples according to study specific instructions.

  • Reports the quality control results to the management, troubleshoots, and takes corrective action on questionable or out-of-limit results. Documents all corrective actions and submits them for review by the management.

  • Perform maintenance on instruments and equipment daily, weekly, monthly, and document.

  • Participates in proficiency testing and maintains a record of on-going competency along with personal training file.

  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment. Handles hazardous materials, reagents and chemicals in a safe manner according to SOP.

Thrive personally and professionally at Covance

Working at Covance, you’ll continue to grow in our learning-based culture so you’ll know how to expertly respond and adapt as the industry continues to evolve. Here, you’ll put your education to work as you play a meaningful role in advancing healthcare.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package. This includes 21 days of personal time off, 7 paid holidays, medical and dental insurance as well as tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, along with short and long-term disability and life insurance.



  • Bachelor’s degree and completion of at least a 12-month training program in Medical Technology, or

  • Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical or biological science from an accredited college or university and one year training and/or experience in the specialty in which testing is to be performed. Such training must be equivalent to that received in a school of Medical Technology.

  • Ability to perform basic computer skills (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, LIS).


  • One year experience working in the Medical Technology field.

Job Number 2018-19698

Job Category Scientific Bachelor's Degree

Position Type Full-Time

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