Extractionist (3rd Shift) in Gretna, LA

  • Title: Extractionist (3rd Shift)
  • Code: RCI-35244
  • RequirementID: 117704
  • Location: Gretna, LA 70053
  • Posted Date: 05/07/2024
  • Duration: 6 Months
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  Job Description

Shift timings: 12:00 AM - 8:30 AM (Night Shift) (Wed - Sun)

Max pay rate $18

100% Onsite. Temp to perm potential

A B.S. degree in biology or chemistry is required.

Bonuses-$1000 after 60 days and $1000 6 months (eligibility dependent on attendance, performance and behavior)

 

Description

  • The position of Extractionist  is within our Toxicology Unit located at Richmond, VA at Alere Toxicology Services.
  • In this role, for an Extractionist in the Richmond SAMHSA-certified laboratory of Alere. 
  • The individual filling this position will be responsible for preparation, extraction, and sample vial preparation of samples for GC/MS confirmation in accordance with the SAMHSA mandatory guidelines and those of other regulatory organizations.  

 

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and extraction of samples for GC/MS confirmation in the forensic toxicology laboratory
  • Safely operate, monitor and troubleshoot laboratory equipment to ensure proper functionality
  • Prepare, test and evaluate  new reagents, controls and calibrators in compliance with SOPs and regulatory guidelines  
  • Perform and document preventative maintenance and quality control procedures
  • Sound technical decision-making regarding testing and problem solving
  • Storage of and replenishment of supplies as needed
  • Adherence to all security procedures for ensuring confidentiality of donor information
  • Adherence to all established guidelines outlined in Employee Handbook
  • Must comply with company policies
  • Maintain a safe work environment and wear appropriate personal protective equipment at all times

 

Basic qualifications | education:

Minimum requirements are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science
  • Minimum 1 year of clinical laboratory testing experience is required for Technologist level
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
  • Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
  • High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
  • Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
  • Flexibility to work overtime or other shifts depending on business needs

 

 

Competencies:

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

 

 Required Business Travel Requirements:

  • Domestic travel may be required when subpoenaed to testify in legal proceedings.  Travel to other domestic Alere offices may also be required

 

Mental/Reasoning Requirements:

The following are the mental requirements of the position as it is typically performed.  Inability to meet one or more of the mental requirements will not automatically disqualify a candidate or employee from the position.  Upon request for a reasonable accommodation, the Company may be able to adjust or excuse one or more of these requirements, depending on the requirement:               

  • Math and reasoning ability to develop and communicate laboratory procedures and reports
  • Ability to cope with stress due to production obligations
  • Ability to cope with stress induced during legal proceedings
  • Ability to read and comprehend the SOP, Federal (49 CFR Part 40), and CAP-FUDT guidelines
  • Ability to transcribe data in a legible handwriting
  • Ability to communicate with other employees and supervisors
  • Ability to provide input and recommendations on operations

 

 

Additional Comments:

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

 



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