Laboratory Technician - Clinical Diagnostic Lab
at Medix

Date Posted: 11/11/2019

Job Description

Medix is NOW HIRING a full-time Laboratory Technician in a Clinical Diagnostic laboratory that specializes in Infectious Disease. This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door and work your way up to a Clinical Laboratory Scientist role!

Location: Lee's Summit, MO

Pay: $17-18/hour

Schedule: Tuesday through Saturday, 12:00am to 8:30am. This position will train during daytime hours before transitioning to their regular shift.

Responsibilities:

  • Primarily responsible for performing laboratory tests and analyses under the direction of a lab supervisor or scientist
  • Examine samples / specimen for validity and other requirements (sample type, volume, etc.)
  • Sample preparation, pipetting, labeling and proper short- and long-term storage
  • Perform reagents and materials preparation for testing
  • Maintain adequate inventory of supplies, reagents and materials needed for testing
  • Instrument operation and maintenance
  • Adhere to established processing timelines
  • Data entry - LIMS
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and adhere to all quality and safety standards as well as applicable regulatory agencies
  • Ensure all laboratory equipment and work areas are clean, sterile, and in proper working order
  • May be responsible for calibration of instruments

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences
  • Experience with complex benchwork
  • Clinical / hospital lab experience (patient samples) highly preferred. Also open to pharma / bio backgrounds. Must be industry (non-academic) experience.
  • High attention-to-detail, strong communication, team player
  • PCR and molecular experience highly preferred
  • Willing to work with potentially infectious human blood and body fluids

We are moving quickly with interviews and offers so qualified candidates should APPLY DIRECTLY TO THIS POSTING.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences Experience with complex benchwork Clinical / hospital lab experience (patient samples) highly preferred. Also open to pharma / bio backgrounds. Must be industry (non-academic) experience. High attention-to-detail, strong communication, team player PCR and molecular experience highly preferred Willing to work with potentially infectious human blood and body fluids

Job Snapshot

About Us

Medix provides workforce solutions to clients and creates opportunity for talent representing a variety of industries through our Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology divisions. We have earned our reputation as an industry leader by providing unsurpassed customer service and top quality professionals to our clients.

At Medix we are extremely dedicated to our candidates, providing them with the best advice, support and direction during their job search. We work with all of our candidates personally to understand their skills and aspirations and best match them with opportunities that fit their goals. As we place contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire employment plans, we offer the flexibility to accommodate your schedule and needs.  We will also provide guidance and support during the interview process.  The benefits at Medix don’t stop there. After being employed for 30 days and averaging 30 hours per week for those 30 days, you become eligible for our benefit program.

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