Laboratory Jobs in Alexandria, Virginia and information on what makes Alexandria, Virginia a great place to live and work!
Nestled in northern Virginia, on the Potomac River, a suburb of Washington, D.C., you will find your next medical technologist job, in Alexandria. The city is a commercial and transportation center, with large railroad freight yards and a port accommodating oceangoing vessels. Manufactures include railroad equipment, chemicals, furniture, printed materials, and processed food. Growth in manufacturing and government-related activities contributed to a substantial population increase in the past decade.
Among the city's historic structures are Christ Church, where George Washington worshiped; and Gadsby's Tavern which was frequented by Washington and other patriots. There are also many colonial and Georgian style houses — most notably, the boyhood home of the Confederate general Robert E. Lee; and Washington's home nearby, Mount Vernon. Alexandria is named for John Alexander, who purchased land here in 1669. In 1749, George Washington, then 17, helped plat the city, which became a thriving colonial trade center and tobacco port.
A medical technologist is needed in Alexandria to manage several support services and departments for a 100 bed 24/7 clinical research facility. The support services are laboratory services (sample processing lab), technical services, (paramedics, phlebotomists, and research technicians) flowcharting/scheduling and training departments. The position will be become proficient in each area and will be responsible for hiring, counseling, evaluations and process improvements. Work schedule will vary and include some weekend work – must be very flexible.