Devens Job Description Sample
Certified Nursing Assistant At Fmc Devens
Work Schedule: Each CNA will work eight hours per day, 5 days per week, excluding Federal Holidays. These hours may be adjusted to meet the needs of the institution. The contractor shall not normally exceed 40 hours per week. Schedules will general be posted 14 days in advance.
Contract Period: Five (5) years (60 months), rewed annually until September 30, 2023.
Scope of Work: The contractor will provide certified nursing assistant services for those inmate patients referred to them by the Health Services Department at the FMC. Services rendered shall be professional in nature, provided consistent with community standards of care. The Contractor has sole responsibility and discretion for choosing and implementing the manner and method of performing tasks outlined in this Statement of Work (provided all requirements are met in accordance with the policies described below). Contractor shall adhere to all applicable federal, state, and local regulations during the performance of duties.
These services will include the following:
The contractor shall be responsible for providing verification of credentials.
Provides assistance to the Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses in performing patient care activities with General Population and/or Mental Health inmates
Assists with admissions and discharges from the unit
Bedside care and assisting patients with activities of daily living
Assists with toileting, incontinence care, showering and dressing
Safely transfers/transports patients in wheelchairs or on gurneys
Assists with ambulation, turning and positioning of patients
Assists the RN or LPN with respiratory care (coughing, deep breathing, etc.) as well as intake and output measuring/documentation, patient vital signs and other patient care or procedures not requiring the knowledge or experience of a RN or LPN
Secures specimens for laboratory analysis (i.e. urine, stool, sputum, etc.), labels specimens and transports them to the lab
Assists with postmortem care
Documents actions in the Bureau Electronic Medical Record (BEMR)
Responsible for all other duties and tasks assigned by the supervisor
Inmate Management: Provision of services will require frequent and unsupervised contact with inmates. The contractor shall not be responsible for the management of any inmates, other than to ensure inmates involved within the scope of work abide by all rules to ensure their safety and well being.
The contractor shall NOT:
1. Supervise inmates
2. Supervise Bureau of Prisons Staff
3. Participate in inmate accountability
4. Requisition, sign for or pick up supplies
5. Formulate policy or procedures
6. Attend recalls or staff functions
Certified Nursing Assistant
(a) Valid and current certification as a nursing assistant in the United States
(b) Minimum of 1 year recent experience as a certified nursing assistant. Experience in corrections preferred, but not required.
(c) Proof of CPR certification.
Receptionist - Part Time-Evenings
Location: Devens, MA
Shift: 20 hours per week days and every other weekend
Responsible for administrative and support functions at TaraVista Behavioral Health Center, including: answering the telephone, processing calls, taking messages when necessary, greeting visitors, family members, vendors and contractors. Other administrative duties as assigned.
Education Required: High School or Equivalent.
Experience Required: 2 to 3 years of administrative experience.
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
Highly personable and a team player.
Comfortable greeting family members.
Ability to multi-task.
Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing in English. Must be able to address individuals and groups confidently. Language skills must be adequate to effectively present and communicate information and respond to questions from staff, patients, and the general public.
Knowledge & Abilities
Must be competent to follow policies and procedures; and have the willingness and skills to monitor and control the activities assigned. Requires written/oral communication effectiveness and the understanding and knowledge of how to deal with people with varied backgrounds.
Must have the ability to solve practical problems and interpret a variety of instructions and information of a general business nature. Common sense is a must.
Computer operation ability is required. Must be able to read and comprehend forms and other common software generated reports, policies and procedures. Must be aware of confidentiality needs in a medical setting.
TaraVista Behavioral Health Center, a new innovative 108 bed inpatient hospital, was conceived from this simple question: What if we could create an inpatient Behavioral Health Center from scratch?
TaraVistas mission is to provide compassionate, effective, sustainable care for those suffering from psychiatric distress and co-occurring substance abuse. To accomplish this, we have to reimagine how care is delivered - and we are actively seeking team members to help us realize this vision.
The TaraVista approach empowers you to shift from simply having a job in your chosen career field, to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.
We seek innovative, energetic people who work well in teams and who are driven to help patients and families in a time of need. We offer comprehensive benefits including a gainsharing plan and a variety of work schedules.
We aren't for everyone. Our team members:
Work as part of a collaborative, empowered team in a non-judgmental environment
Have a voice that is welcomed, encouraged, & respected
Champion the patients
Do what needs to be done to support each other
Bio Process Associate
TSR is a relationship-based, customer-focused staffing company. For over 40 years TSR, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, TSR Consulting Services, have prospered in the Information Technology staffing business, earning the respect of companies both large and small with well refined candidate screening, timely placement, and a real understanding of the right skill sets required by our clients.
One of our most prestigious clients is looking for a Bio Process Associate. This is a long term opportunity located in the Devens MA area.
Operate control systems and processes in Biotechnology Pilot Plants as assigned
Prepare process buffers and reagents
Clean equipment and maintain area in clean and orderly fashion
Recognize and report safety, maintenance and operational variances to area management
Communicate status of operations to area management in a timely manner
Follow detailed SOP's and batch records
Ensure compliance with cGMP and safety requirements
Maintain files, records and equipment
Record data, logs activities and monitors processes
Achieve and maintain proficiency through training
Familiarity with general chemistry, mathematics, microbiology and cGMP clean room operations is a plus
Van Driver (79.2)
Transport individuals to and from program in a safe and timely manner. Maintain upkeep of vehicles as assigned.
To be responsible for the safe and timely transport of participants to and from the program over an assigned route. To supervise the participants assigned to the vehicle while being transported including the enforcement of all rules pertaining to safety and good conduct.
To be responsible for the proper operation of the cellular phone. To be knowledgeable in all vehicle and participant emergency procedures and perform procedures as warranted. To assist the Director of Adult Day Health Program and other staff members by carrying out various other driving assignments as directed.
To be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and neatness of the assigned vehicle. To be responsible for fueling the vehicle and for getting the vehicle serviced regularly as directed by the Director. To report any mechanical or operational problems to the Director immediately.
To report any issues to the Director of Adult Day Health and follow agency Incident Report Procedures. To participate in all required meetings and trainings as may be required. Ability to successfully complete CPR and First Aid certification. To be familiar with the Agency's overall operation as established by written description of service and organizational information.
Must be a high school graduate 21 years of age or older with at least a three (3) year verifiably clean driving record. Valid driver's license required.
Expressive Arts Coordinator
Provide direct support to individuals served including providing assistance in personal care activities. Perform the required training and documentation necessary for group and individual participant goal achievement. Develop and implement expressive arts curricula.
To act as Case Manager for individuals including case record maintenance, as assigned by the Program Manager in relation to Activities curricula.
To work directly with program participants and their significant team members in the development and follow up of Day Habilitation Support Plan (DHSP), including attendance at case conferences.
To participate in program and/or agency committees as assigned. To work with each individual's needs as they relate to their home, work and community environments, including meeting with parents, guardians, residential providers and other outside agency personnel for progress reports. To develop and implement Activities/expressive arts curricula including documentation of such, for program participants and provide support for the delivery of said curricula.
To develop and maintain inventory of Activities/expressive arts curricula materials and equipment and make recommendations to the Program Manager for purchasing of appropriate materials. To design and implement instructional units on both an individual and group basis to meet each individual's needs and interests. To participate in activities as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team as assigned.
Provide assistance as needed for program participants' personal care needs including dining, toileting and transfers. To transport participants as assigned. To be familiar with the agency's overall operation as established by written description of service and organizational information. Be familiar with, and assist in the implementation of, the Seven Hills Foundation Policies & Procedures, the site's Program Specific Policies & Procedures and the regulations governing the program.
B.A. degree in Education or related field and one (1) year experience in an activities related field. Alternative qualifications: High School diploma and two (2) years experience working in an activities related position serving individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Previous expressive arts teaching experience preferred. Valid driver's license required.
Manufacturing Technical Lead
The Technical Lead is the shift's technical expert in the execution of commercial manufacturing processes according to established electronic work instructions and production records for the manufacture of therapeutic proteins in accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs).
1.Works on routine manufacturing assignments as well as assignments that are very complex in nature where independent action and a high degree of initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. – striving for right first time through adherence of GMP activities.
2.Change control identifiers – works in conjunction with bioprocess associate/specialists to identify key improvements initiatives and direct changes to project leads for initiation
3.Investigation identifiers – initiate investigation following alignment with QA floor
4.Communicate and resolve operational variances.
5.Serve as the "acting" Shift Supervisor/Manager in absence of Shift Supervisor/Manager – Coordinate, direct and oversee work execution and manage personnel related issues.
6.Executes real time process monitoring – including equipment and key process parameters review and work with Shift Supervisor/Manager to drive required decisions
7.Drive implementation of process enhancement and new technology in partnership with Project lead and Manufacturing Technology team.
8.Participate in performance review discussion
9.Leads complex investigations on floor – drives technical issues in working with cross functional team members
10. Support real time process reports review and resolve open issues. Trend issues and strives to right first time.
11. Technical trainer for the shift – provides consistent training to the staff
12. Execute and drive continuous improvements
13. Support Tech transfer team through active participation in ensuring that new process can fit and executes in sustainable manner
14. Being resource to support routine investigations and CAPAs– author, review, approval, in case of excess investigation beyond planned capacity.
15. Assigned area owner – drive facility upkeeps
16. Adheres to Good Manufacturing Practices and standard operating procedures.
17. Weighs and checks raw materials. Assembles, cleans and sterilizes process equipment, monitors processes.
18. Completes electronic work instructions and maintains clean room environment to comply with regulatory requirements.
19. Operates and trains others all production equipment within the assigned functional area (i.e. Upstream: Media formulation equipment, glass washers, dispensary, bioreactors, harvest equipments or Downstream: Buffer equipment, glass washers, chromatography skids, membrane operations, column packing skids, etc.)
20. Effectively uses process automation systems (i.e. Delta V and Syncade Interactions, OSI/Pi Historian) and some supporting business systems (i.e. SAP. Trackwise, Maximo etc.).
21. Ensures less experienced manufacturing personnel comply with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and electronic work instructions and that training is completed on time.
22. Assists with the coordination and implementation of special projects such as validation or complex investigations.
23. May provide scheduling and work assignment guidance to peers. Modifies group work plan, schedule or assignments to meet shift/unit priorities, maintains operational efficiency, making corrections as necessary, regularly provides training and operational guidance to other staff. Advises Shift Supervisor/Manager on improvements which may optimize work processes and informs of work issues requiring management action
B.S., in science, engineering, biochemistry or related discipline, or its equivalent is highly desired.
A minimum of 5+ year's process operations experience in a highly automated biotechnology manufacturing facility subject to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regulations.
Practical knowledge of regulations such as GMP and company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and strong technical and operational knowledge of either upstream and/or downstream unit operation is essential.
Demonstrated experience in solving complex technical issues in biologics manufacturing.
Prior evidence of successful participation on work teams where combined contribution, collaboration, and results were expected
Demonstrated proficiency in common computer tools such as word processing, spreadsheet and web based applications.
Previous work experience where attention to detail and personal accountability were critical to success
Demonstrates good interpersonal skills, is attentive and approachable.
Maintains a professional and productive relationship with area management and co-workers.
Must have ability to work as self-starter and handle multiple priorities in a dynamic cross-functional team based environment.
Mg14 - Lab Supervisor
This position is a direct-hire position that offers relocation assistance!
JOB PURPOSE & SUMMARY OF POSITION
The QC Supervisor is responsible for managing QC team ensuring staff development, timely support for manufacturing and GMP compliance. Provides guidance on procedures to ensure continuous improvement in customer satisfaction, related regulatory compliance, and operational safety and efficiency of the group. Oversees QC projects ensuring timely completion with quality, and within the budget. Provides leadership to the group through effective communication, coaching, training, development, and ensures staff acts in accordance with internal policies and practices with respect to GMP, safety, and other related regulatory requirements.
Oversees and directs the work of Quality Control Chemist who perform testing of raw materials, intermediates, and APIs in support of process development and manufacturing.
Conducts QC testing as required.
Interact with production (kilo laboratories and/or plant) Manager to assess Quality Control support needs and coordinates coverage for all shifts, assigns projects/ responsibilities, delegates analyses (as needed), reviews data.
Supervises of QC personnel (including hiring decisions, evaluations of performance, and identification of training and development needs).
Participates in deviation and OOS investigations.
Develops, improves, and revises SOPs, test methods, and other GMP documentation as needed.
Assures compliance of laboratory operations and contributes to laboratory organization including calibration, qualification and re-qualification of instruments.
Leads knowledge transfer for analytical procedures from the Analytical Development group.
Identifies and leads continuous improvement initiatives.
Communicates with internal and external clients.
Actively participates in quality and safety audits and walkthroughs.
Directs and advises the Quality Control group to achieve long and short term goals and objectives.
Provides guidance and direction to other staff in order to implement the quality vision for both JMPS sites.
Provides support to JM locations as needed or directed by the manager.
Other duties as assigned
Manages staff in full compliance with cGMP requirements.
Responsible for departmental audit readiness and for participating in quality audits with FDA and customers.
Ensures staff acts in accordance with quality policies and practices with respect to cGMP and other related requirements.
Manages compliance with state and federal regulations, including but not limited to GMP, DEA, and FDA.
Implements and applies cGMP concepts in association with department specific responsibilities.
Demonstrates technical expertise and self-assuredness in applying cGMP standards.
ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH, & SAFETY RESPONSIBILITIES
Manages staff in full compliance with all appropriate EH&S policies and procedures.
Responsible for departmental audit readiness and for participating in audits with internal Company groups, regulatory agencies, and customers.
Ensures staff acts in accordance with EH&S policies, practices and procedures.
Addresses staff issues accordingly if there are EH&S violations.
Actively participates in root cause investigations on near misses and all incidents. Once identified, ensures corrective actions take place and compliance with Company policies and procedures, and all state and federal regulations occurs within the responsible department.
Manages compliance with state and federal regulations, including but not limited to EPA, DEP, and OSHA, etc.
Implements, applies and places emphasis on EH&S concepts with department specific responsibilities.
Demonstrated technical and procedural expertise and self-assuredness in applying EH&S policies and procedures.
Support the Company's commitment for environmental health & safety by applying ISO 14001 and Sustainability 2025 principals into daily activities.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job it is required to stand, walk, and use hands to operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands or arms; climb, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch when necessary for job activity.
Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds using available material handling equipment.
Specific vision abilities include: near, distance, peripheral, color perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Regularly works with moving mechanical parts and may work with toxic or caustic chemicals. The work may be performed in humid areas with low or high temperatures.
QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, & EXPERIENCE
BS in Chemistry or equivalent with 7-8 years experience in Analytical and Quality Control in an API development and manufacture industry.
MS in Chemistry or equivalent with 5-6 years experience in Analytical and Quality Control in an API development and manufacture industry.
Demonstrate attention-to-detail, problem solving, and ability to make decisions quickly
Excellent analytical, written and verbal communication skills
Strong technical writing skills and the ability to clearly express ideas in English
Knowledge and previous experience with GMP, ICH Q7
Extensive knowledge in FDA regulations, GMPs, and Quality Systems relevant to the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.
Knowledge in organic chemistry
Experience supervising and/or managing staff members in a Quality department.
Ability to work independently and in a team environment
Ability to positively resolve conflict
Experience with Microsoft Office and other complex computer software (Trackwise® and Empower)
- Experience with a range of organic analytical chemistry techniques with particular emphasis on chromatographic methods. (HPLC, GC, Ion Chromatography, LC-MS)
- Experience with titrations, KF, NMR, UV-VIS, FTIR, DSC and TGA
We are seeking experienced Sous Chef – Full Time
At our community, the sous chef is responsible for the preparation and cooking of food for residents, ensuring the highest quality in meal preparation and presentation.
Full time employees enjoy competitive salary, generous benefits, a 401(k) and 'quality of life' hours.
- Maintain a neat, well-groomed personal appearance, observe company dress code policy
- Prepare and cooks food for residents, staff and visitors
- Observe all company policies
- Maintain high standards of sanitation and housekeeping
- Assist in receiving and unloading of merchandise
- Take stock to storage and shelf areas including coolers and freezers
- Keep Director of Dining Services informed of low inventory conditions or spoilage problems.
- Participate in in-service trainings as required by state regulations
- Assist in menu planning and helps the dietary staff with the preparation and plating of all daily meals.
- Assist the Director of Dining Services in the planning, production and ordering of supplies.
- Assist other dietary associates, as needed, to maintain a consistent level of service
- Actively work with the Director of Dining Services, administration and marketing in creative planning for special events, holidays and marketing functions.
- Supervise kitchen operations in Director of Dining Services’ absence
- Ensure compliance with all appropriate state and local Dept. of Health and sanitary codes and regulations
- Perform other duties as assigned by Director of Dining Services and other Department heads
- High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
- Minimum of 2 years experience as a cook in a hospitality or healthcare environment with experience in menu planning, purchasing, food sanitation and safety techniques and inventory control.
- Able to read and follow recipes and printed production guides, cleaning schedules, and logs.
- Must be ServSafe Certified
SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Must be able to work 40 hours per week – Days, nights, weekends and holidays
- Ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
- Problem solving ability
- Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs
A desire to serve seniors and a dedication to improving their quality of life is required.
Candidates must have reliable transportation.
Background checks will be completed prior to employment.
Scientist - Analytical Development
Bristol-Myers Squibb is a global biopharmaceutical company whose mission is to discover, develop and deliver innovative medicines that help patients prevail over serious diseases.
One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support. Bristol-Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.
The expansion of the large-scale biologics manufacturing facility in Devens, Massachusetts has created a mammalian cell biologics center of excellence through the introduction of biologics development and clinical trial manufacturing capabilities to the site. Both represent new capabilities for Devens, a site that in its early years has focused solely on large-scale, bulk biologics manufacturing.
The Scientist will be working within the Biologics Development (BD) organization. The role will involve the development, qualification and transfer of analytical separation methods used for product release, stability study and process characterizations supporting late phase programs. The successful candidate should be self-motivated, have excellent communication skills, be a team player, and have knowledge and experience in protein chemistry and bioanalytical techniques including chromatographic and electrophoretic separations. Desired skills include Design of Experiment (DoE), HPLC/UPLC, LC-MS, Capillary Electrophoresis, SDS-PAGE, as well as biophysical characterization and biological techniques. Knowledge and experience with protein / peptide characterization and molecular and cell biology would be a plus.
Develop, qualify, transfer and characterize bio-analytical techniques for monoclonal antibodies, recombinant proteins and Advanced Therapy Medicinal Products (ATMPs) to support product release, stability and process characterization studies under targeted timelines. Author method SOPs, development and qualification reports.
Provide training and oversight of assay performance to testing labs including CROs.
Work collaboratively across organization and sites for method readiness, transfer, performance and trouble shooting supporting late phase development projects.
Authors and reviews analytical method and validation sections in IND filing documents
Train and coach junior scientists
Utilize statistical tools for Design of Experiment (DoE) to optimize assay conditions and evaluate assay robustness, and to analyze and trend development data.
Actively lead and work on internal initiatives for improvement of business processes.
Evaluate new technologies and lead scientific and technological innovations for process improvement.
Work closely with commercial development teams supporting commercial method validation and BLA filings.
The successful candidate will have
A degree in Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Analytical Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Virology, Chemical / Biological / Biochemical Engineering or a related discipline.
PhD with 2+ years or MS with 7+ years or BS with 10+ years relevant experience in Biotech or Pharmaceutical industry.
A strong background in the areas of analytical chemistry/biochemistry, with the emphasis on experience and in-depth working knowledge of CE, iCE, and HPLC/UPLC (UV/FL/CAD/MS).
Experience with protein fragmentation (CE-SDS, RPLC), charge variants (AEX/CEX/CIEF/iCIEF), N-glycans, peptide mapping and aggregation/HMW analysis (Size Exclusion Chromatography) techniques is highly desirable.
Experience with mass spectrometry and biophysical characterization is a plus.
Experience with PCR, ELISA, Western Blotting, Cell based bioassay is a plus.
Working knowledge of design of experiments and basic statistical knowledge is desirable.
Familiarity with biologics process and regulatory requirement for biologics development.
Knowledge of cGMPs as applied to analytical development and testing.
Development experience for both early- and late-stage programs is highly desirable.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Works independently and collaborates with other groups. Deliver results in line with project and team objectives.
This role will be located in Devens, MA.
QC Investigation Lead
Conducts and manages Quality investigations and documents investigations and CAPAs per approved SOPs. Leads investigation teams, facilitates meetings and proactively manages progression and communicates to functional area management. Monitors and reports progression of all QC Investigations and CAPAs. Proactively identifies and facilitates resolution of obstacles to timely completion. Evaluates data for system performance and development of presentations
Conducts and manages Quality investigations into deviations and documents investigations and CAPAs per approved SOPs.
Leads investigation teams, facilitates meetings and proactively manages progression and communicates to functional area management.
Monitors and reports progression of all QC Investigations and CAPAs. Proactively identifies and facilitates resolution of obstacles to timely completion. Evaluates data for system performance and development of presentations
Drafts and reviews change controls and SOPs, Work instructions and Material Specifications.
Monitors Quality control data to proactively identify areas for program enhancement. Collaborates with functional area personnel and Quality system owners to facilitate implementation of process improvements.
Uses Quality Risk Management and Operations Excellence principles to lead projects and resolve issues.
Participates in audit response development and management of response timeline and CAPA identification.
Assists in review of draft revisions to WWQCs. Conducts gap assessments and develop and monitor completion of Devens site remediation plans.
Work within office environment.
Works independently and if identifies issues or problems, work with Management to resolve.
Receives majority of assignments which require the application of a defined process to complete the assignment with some variability in application depending on potential impact / scope of the assignment. As such specific assignments are allocated based upon the recipient's demonstrated capabilities with the degree of supervisory attention determined accordingly.
Some assignments will require recipient to define specific details within their own judgement with counseling from supervision as needed.
Knowledge of science generally attained through studies resulting in a B.S., in science, engineering, biochemistry or related discipline, or its equivalent is preferred.
A minimum of 4 years of relevant experience in a regulated environment
Knowledge of US and EU cGMP regulations and ICH guidance.
Knowledge of Aegis (Discoverant), SAP, LIMS and Trackwise desirable.
Position is Monday to Friday 1st shift.
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