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Lab Technician

Company Name:
Avertest
Position Type:
Full-time
Position:
Laboratory Technician
Department:
Midwest
Reports To:
Production Manager
FLA Status:
Non-Exempt
SUMMARY
Avertest, a multi-location forensic drug and alcohol testing service provider, is seeking a highly motivated individual to operate the instrumentation used to perform the initial analysis on urine and oral fluid specimens for substances of abuse in accordance with CLIA guidelines.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Assists the laboratory team with sample processing and result reporting
Operates and maintains Screening Instrument and review of data in compliance with current Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and regulatory guidelines
Troubleshoots issues with screening instruments
Assists with laboratory inventory
Adheres to all security procedures for ensuring confidentiality of donor information
KNOWLEDGED, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of screening methods
Advanced ability to understand analytical techniques and procedures
Advanced ability to understand laboratory instrumentation
Advanced ability to understand certification requirements for CLIA
Basic understanding of drugs of abuse that are tested
Ability to maintain a high level of attention to detail
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Ability to complete the job with no errors
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Skill in the use of computers, especially Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Minimum requirements are:
BS degree in Chemistry, Biology, Forensic

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