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Richmond, VA


Our client, located in Richmond, VA, is looking for an Extractionist. In this role, you 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.


  • 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



  • 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
  • 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


  • Proficient with computers; Familiarity with laboratory information systems are a plus
  • 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


We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Compensation: TBD

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