Antech Diagnostics Laboratory Assistant Parasitology in Fountain Valley, California

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in a diagnostic lab? Do you have a passion for helping animals and enjoy working in a fast paced environment;

Antech Diagnostics has the perfect job for you!

We currently have an opening for a Full time Parasitology Lab Aide

Fountian Valley, CA

Must be available weekends (Overnight Shift!!!)

Pay Rate $11.00

The ideal candidate will be someone who is motivated to learn and grow.‚Äč These positions will be responsible for scanning samples into daily storage racks, locate missing samples and scan test requests.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collect fecal specimens from login, scan into loads, and prepare for set up.

  • Process ova and parasite specimens at a minimum rate of 400 specimens per 8 hour shift.

  • Accurately label processing tubes when building loads.

  • Split specimens for Giardia ELISA when required.

  • Find missing specimens. Print and reconcile queue list.

  • Maintain organization of storage refrigerator.

  • Dispose of old fecal specimens.

  • Library all samples.

  • Maintain all equipment including hoods, centrifuges, etc.

  • Knowledge of lab equipment and procedures.

  • Awareness of quality control and calibration.

  • Cross-train and develop knowledge of multiple specialties within department/lab.

  • Applies job skills and lab policies and procedures to complete a variety of tasks.

  • Reads, understands and follows applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), including safety and quality procedures. Maintains clean and organized work area. Restocks supplies as needed.

  • Participates in improving lab efficiency, quality, and cooperation.

  • Consult with senior peers on non-complex Parasitology tasks to learn through experience.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    • Prior practical and/or educational laboratory experience a plus.
  • Familiar with proper lab techniques, lab safety and hazards.

  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Accurate data entry skills

  • Possesses good computer skills, and excellent typing skills

  • Organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Detail-oriented and accurate.

  • Quick learner

Antech Diagnostics provides sophisticated testing and consulting services used by veterinarians in the detection, diagnosis, evaluation, monitoring, treatment, and prevention of diseases and other conditions affecting animals.

We are a rapidly growing, stable company with excellent advancement opportunity. Medical, dental and vision benefits, plus 401(k) plan and employee pet health benefits available, too!

If you are passionate about animal healthcare, are motivated by making a difference we want to hear from you!

ID: 2017-1461

External Company URL: www.antechdiagnostics.com