Lab Technician in Salem, VA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Salem, VA
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    1 to 3 years
  • Date Posted:
    4/13/2018
  • Job ID:
    839831

Job Description


Technician

Salem, VA

Position Hours: Mon- Fri, 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

Length of Assignment/Estimated End Date:  16 weeks

Summary:

Performs a variety of laboratory tests and assays in accordance with established policies, procedures and regulations in a designated technical department. Interprets results, subject to verification by Technologist/Supervisor, and providing allowance by State regulations.

Skill Requirements

  • Administrative: Answer telephones, maintain logs/records, organizational skills, proficiency with numbers, research information, time management, train employees, use computerized databases, written and verbal communications.
  • Machine: Personal computer.
  • Physical Demands: Speech clarity, utilization of fingers and hands, standing-remaining on one’s feet in an upright position, sitting-remaining in the normal seated position, handling-seizing, holding, grasping.  Moderate physical effort (up to 30 pounds); must comply with applicable safety procedures. Additional job duty (as assigned):  (Hazardous Chemical Waste Management) Proper identification of known hazardous material in the work place.  The knowledge of personal protection measures.  The avoidance of accidents.  The knowledge of hazardous waste characteristics, hazardous waste volume
  • generation limits, accumulation limits, spill control measures, record keeping, proper handling and container management, labeling, container and storage inspection.
  • Working Conditions: Possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens; regularly exposed to the risk of blood-borne diseases; must comply with applicable safety procedures.
  • Vision Requirements: Far acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 feet or more; near acuity-ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less; depth perception-ability to judge distance and space relationships; color vision-ability to distinguish and identify different colors.

License/Certification/Education:

  • An Associate’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or equivalent preferred w/1-3 years experience.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at employeeservices@apexsystemsinc.com or 844-463-6178.




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