Laboratory Technician

  • Location: Jacksonville
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #37781
  • Salary: $55,000.00

Laboratory Tech
Jacksonville, FL
Exciting new opportunity with a rapidly growing medical device manufacturing company is excited to bring onboard a new laboratory technician. As a laboratory tech, you will be responsible for performing routine semen banking procedures by performing specific tasks. This role is perfect for a skilled lab tech with experience in phlebotomy and a 1-2 years of laboratory experience.  
Salary: $55k/yr.
Terms: Direct Hire

Required Experience:

  • Maintains demonstrated proficiency with all applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
  • 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.
  • Communicates any errors, accidents or incidents to the Branch/Laboratory Manager or Laboratory Supervisor.
  • Performs routine cleaning of laboratory equipment.
  • Complies with all regulatory, quality assurance, quality control, standard operating, and safety procedures.
  • Participates in proficiency and competency assessments.
  • Participates in the review of standard operating procedures.
  • Prepares media and performs parallel testing as required.
  • Assists with lab supply maintenance.
  • Performs opening and closing duties.
  • Provides back-up coverage for donor desk as needed.
  • May perform phlebotomy.

Preferred Experience:

  • High School Diploma minimum, Bachelor’s degree in Science preferred, and one to two years related experience and/or training. Phlebotomy experience a plus.
  • Ability to speak and write English; communicate effectively and professionally with clients and external contacts; read and interpret documents, such as procedure manuals; effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to clients and employees.
  • 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
  • Phlebotomy certificate desirable but not required
  • 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
**This job description is a complete list of all desired skills but not all are required.  We strongly encourage candidates who have some of the skills to apply.  We look forward to a conversation to learn more about you**
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