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Lab Tech Jr.

N Chesterfld, VA 23236

Posted: 06/12/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Scientific Job Number: 607233 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:
•    Operation and maintenance of the Screening Instrument and initial review of data 
•    Knowledge of screening methods
•    Troubleshoot issues with screening instruments
•    Effectively complete work prioritized by department supervisor
•    Adherence to all security procedures for ensuring confidentiality of donor information
•    Adherence to all established guidelines outlined in Alere’s Employee Handbook

Required Business Travel Requirements:
•    Travel to other domestic Alere offices may also be required

Additional Comments:
•    The individual may be required to work varying shifts or weekends to perform the Essential Functions.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS | EDUCATION:
•    Advanced ability to understand analytical techniques and procedures.
•    Advanced ability to understand laboratory instrumentation
•    Advanced ability to understand certification requirements for SAMSHA, CAP-PUDT, and other relevant
regulatory bodies
•    Basic ability to understand the function of a Laboratory Information System (LIS) and other laboratory
computer systems
•    Basic understanding of drugs that are tested
•    High school education
•    BS degree in science or equivalent related field

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
•    Ability to lift and/or move 25 pounds
•    Ability to have full body movement
•    Must have vision and hearing corrected to meet minimum acceptable norms


MENTAL/ REASONING REQUIREMENTS:
•    Advanced ability to understand analytical techniques and procedures
•    Advanced ability to understand laboratory instrumentation
•    Advanced ability to understand certification requirements for SAMHSA, CAP-FUDT, and other regulatory bodies
•    Advanced ability to understand the function of a Laboratory Information System (LIS) and other laboratory computer systems
•    Math and reasoning ability to develop and communicate laboratory procedures and reports
•    Ability to cope with stress due to production obligations
•    Ability to read and comprehend the SOP, Federal (49 CFR Part 40), and CAP-FUDT guidelines
•    Ability to communicate with other employees and supervisors
•    Ability to provide input and recommendations on operations

Work environment:
•    Climate-controlled testing laboratory environment
•    May be potential exposure to toxic or hazardous materials



This position is NonExempt. Hours over 40 will be paid at Time and a Half. Conducts chemical and physical laboratory tests and makes qualitative analysis of materials, liquids, and gases. May also set up laboratory equipment and instrumentation required for the tests, research, or process control. Must possess diploma or degree at the Associate or Bachelor level, no experience required

***Pay is $18/hr 
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