Lab Technician (Toxicology)

Employer
Allstate Clinical Laboratories, LLC
Location
Elkton, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
A Lab Technician in the drug testing confirmation laboratory requires a good working knowledge of LC/MS (AKA LCMS, LC/MS-MS, LC-MS, LC/MS/MS, Liquid Chromatography, Mass Spectrometry) testing in a clinical lab environment. A minimum 6 months to 1 year experience with LC/MS is required. Primary Responsibilities:Assist with sample accessioning/ processingDocument, organize, and maintain accurate records and storage of samples for easy retrievalPerform data entry and understand specific specimen preparation proceduresPerform lab analysis on samples and operate lab equipment in an efficient mannerPerform High Complexity testing using HPLC-LC/MS/MS TechnologyAssist other laboratory personnel in resolving instrumentation problemsProficiency in pipetting at the micro liter level.Perform related duties as assigned Working Conditions: Potential hazards in the laboratory include, but are not limited to, exposure to the following:Toxic /caustic chemicalsExtreme conditions, hot or coldDust/fumes/gases (including asbestos)Moving mechanical partsPotential electric shockHigh pitched noisesNeedles or other sharp objectsBlood or body fluidsCommunicable diseasesUnprotected heightsCRT (computer) monitorFrequent, repetitive, motions/vibrationsBlood-borne pathogensTuberculosis Profile: Lab Technician must be able to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. Enthusiasm, initiative, and a positive attitude -- coupled with the ability to deliver high quality results -- will be required to succeed in this position. Job Requirements:Degree in medical technology, biology or related life science from an accredited institution preferred, associate degree in clinical laboratory sciences from an accredited program for medical laboratory technicians acceptable.LSBME LicensureWell organized and detail oriented; ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and deadlinesEffective and comfortable communicatorFlexible and positive attitude and high level of comfort in a dynamic and changing environmentStrong sense of job ownershipAbility to take initiative and work well with minimal supervisionGood problem-solver and trouble-shooterMust be able to work independently, have strong problem solving skills, and the ability to offer input for positive operational improvements. Job Type: Full-time Job Location:Elkton, MD