Laboratory Technician I in San Diego, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
    Science
  • Experience:
    0 to 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    2/14/2018
  • Job ID:
    822830

Job Description


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. Skills: 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.

Education/Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Associate's degree in medical technology or vocational training preferred.
  • 0-2 years’ experience required



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