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Lab Technician in Richmond, VA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Richmond, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2018
  • Job ID:
    914901

Job Description


Apex Life Sciences is seeking a hardworking Laboratory Technician looking to start their career with an awesome Pharmaceutical company! This position is perfect for recent Bio and Chem grads looking to get hands on, real world experience in the laboratory. For immediate consideration, please email updated resumes to KMooney@apexlifesciences.com.

The shift for this role is Tuesday-Saturday, 3rd shift.

Laboratory Technician Description:

*Must have BS in Biology or Chemistry

Summary:

  • The main function of a lab technician is to perform routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease.
  • A typical lab technician may work under the supervision of a medical technologist

Job Responsibilities:

  • Set up, adjust, maintain and clean medical laboratory equipment.
  • Analyze the results of tests and experiments to ensure conformity to specifications, using special mechanical and electrical devices.
  • Analyze, gather and record test data to issue reports that use charts, graphs and narratives.
  • Obtain specimens, cultivating, isolating and identifying microorganisms for analysis.
  •  May examine cells stained with dye to locate abnormalities.
  • Consult with a pathologist to determine a final diagnosis when abnormal cells are found.
  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills.
  •  Basic ability to work independently and manage ones time.
  • Basic knowledge of the information and techniques needed to diagnose and treat human injuries and diseases.
  • Basic ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.

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 844-463-6178.




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