IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
3rd Shift Parasitology Medical Laboratory Technician (Vet Tech experience is a plus)','20005989-20170802','!*!
7,000 people, one global focus – enhancing the health and well-being of pets, people, and livestock. We are passionate about what we do at IDEXX – and why wouldn’t we be? When you’re working to raise the standard of care for pets, make drinking water safe for billions and keep our livestock population around the globe healthy and free of disease, it’s no wonder that what we do each day is more than just a job. There’s an energy across IDEXX that is contagious – where caring and committed people come together to make things better.What’s in it for you?You can be a key contributor at one of the largest veterinary diagnostic laboratories in the world. As a Medical Laboratory Technician, you will be helping perform laboratory testing that helps veterinarians diagnose and treat pets across the United States. You will join a challenging work environment that encourages teamwork and quality and offers opportunities for personal growth. This is a full-time role with competitive benefits and shift differential. What can you expect?As a Medical Laboratory Technician, you will be performing the laboratory testing that diagnoses various pet and other animals for illnesses, injuries and diseases in support of veterinarian animal treatment. Will be responsible for setting up, running lab tests, reading and releasing results according to SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures). Parasitology: Examining samples to identify parasites, utilizing fecal flotation and various microscopic techniques.
Schedule: Tues-Sat 1 am – 9:30 am with rotating Sunday PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Sets up and runs lab tests. Reads and releases test results. Tests performed may be more routine and less complex. Exercises judgment in evaluating and reporting results in consultation with veterinarians/pathologists and others.Performs equipment maintenance activities. Knowledge of lab equipment and procedures. Awareness of quality control and calibration. Developing knowledge of multiple specialties. Works under close to moderate supervision with limited latitude for independent judgment. Consult with senior peers on non-complex tasks to learn through experience. Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments. Basic skills and proficiency (may sacrifice speed for accuracy until proficiency grows). Applies job skills and lab policies and procedures to complete a variety of tasks. Works on tasks that are semi-routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.May be cross trained and perform specimen processing responsibilities. Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of the position. Adherence to attendance-related policies and expectations is critical to this position. Adheres to and models the IDEXX Purpose & Guiding Principles.
What do you need to succeed?High School Diploma or equivalent required, 2 or 4-year degree in Medical/Clinical Laboratory Technology or Veterinary Technology highly preferred 1 years’ experience performing laboratory testing. Certification as Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or Medical Laboratory Technologist (American Society of Clinical Pathology-ASCP), or military equivalent OR Certification as a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT - Registered, Licensed or Certified through American Veterinary Medical Association accredited program-AVMA) is a plus. Strong attention to detailPositive, can-do attitude Organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment Physical Demands:Extensive sitting, phone and computer use.Capable of standing continuously for up to 2 hours.Extend and reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers.Occasionally required to climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crouch.May be required to lift, move and carry up to 50 pounds.Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.Hearing acuity sufficient to effectively communicate with customers and Employees via telephone and in person.Ability to communicate verbally on phone and in person.Fluency in the English language.Extended hours may be required.Some travel required.Work Environment:Laboratory environment with potential biohazards present.Potential for exposure to agents known to cause zoonotic disease in humans and use of potentially hazardous chemicals as defined by the National Hazard Communication Standards. A complete list of such chemicals is available from department supervision.No unsolicited Employment Agency resumes are accepted. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
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IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
Website : http://www.idexx.com
IDEXX Laboratories, Inc., is the global market leader in diagnostics and information technology solutions for animal health and water and milk quality. Headquartered in Maine, IDEXX employs over 4,700 people in more than 60 locations around the world.