Laboratory Technician

  • Location: Durham/Greensboro
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #37782
  • Salary: $55,000.00

Greensboro/Durham, NC locations

Salary: $50K

Schedule: M-F, 8am – 5pm

Lab Technician

Great opportunity to join a new, well-equipped facility. Seeking qualified laboratory professionals to perform specimen analysis and help families achieve their reproductive goals. Bachelor’s degree preferred, but not required!

Essential Functions:

  • Performs semen analysis, intrauterine (IUI) and intracervical (ICI) insemination semen preparation, post-thaw analysis and leucoscreen testing.
  • Prepares blood and urine specimens for transport to the reference laboratory.
  • Performs routine cryogenic procedures including tank checks, vial transfers, quality control checks (verifying vial labels and number/type of vials), preparing dry shippers, and processing client vial pick-up and returns.
  • Conducts and accurately records all required quality control checks; takes corrective action as needed.
  • Complies with all regulatory, quality assurance, quality control, standard operating, and safety procedures.
  • Participates in proficiency and competency assessments
  • Prepares media and performs parallel testing as required
  • Assists with lab supply maintenance
  • Provides back-up coverage for donor desk as needed
  • May perform phlebotomy procedures


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals and to compute rate, ratio and percent.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Knowledge of MS Word and Excel

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma minimum, Bachelor’s degree in Science preferred, and one to two years related experience and/or training
  • Phlebotomy certificate desirable but not required

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Phase-contrast microscopy skills; excellent customer service skills; strong attention to details; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; high level of interpersonal skills to interact with peers and management; excellent organizational skills; ability to maintain confidentiality; and ability to travel.
  • Familiarity with laboratory and medical terminology; training in the handling of liquid nitrogen desirable


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Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Information

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