Extractionist
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Extractionist

Richmond, VA

Summary

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.

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

Qualifications

Required

  • 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

Preferred

  • 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

Competencies

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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