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Laboratory Technician

Company: LifeNet Health
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description
Laboratory Technician
Location: Virginia Beach, VA (Concert Dr.)
Department: QC Laboratory
Job Type: Full-Time
Shift: Monday-Friday; 3:15pm-12:00 (midnight); rotating holidays
LifeNet Health is searching for talented individuals who will embrace our mission of saving lives, restoring health, and giving hope.
LifeNet Health, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the largest nonprofit organ procurement organization ("OPO") and tissue processor in the United States, as well as a leading innovator in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Our goal is to improve the quality of human life through the provision of organs, tissues and cells for transplantation; to provide innovation in the fields of bio-implants, regenerative medicine and research; and, to serve the community with educational and support services that enhance the donation process. LifeNet Health has over 1200 employees and has a growing global presence.
How You Will Contribute To LifeNet Health's Success
As a Laboratory Technician you will receive and process incoming laboratory samples, determining sample acceptance and reviewing documentation. Technicians initiate CAPA for all samples received not meeting LifeNet Health SOPs. Technicians perform moderately complex laboratory duties in registered CLIA subspecialties of testing and nonclinical (industrial) testing.
What You'll Do

  • Receives and processes laboratory samples for testing or archive, ensuring laboratory samples meet acceptance criteria. Recognizes, resolves, and reports atypical events encountered and documents CAPA when required.
  • Performs moderately complex laboratory duties in registered CLIA subspecialties of testing and nonclinical (industrial) testing. Performs quality control according to established policies and procedures. Recognizes and reports atypical events encountered during performance of tests.
  • Initiates orders for lab tests, performs data entry, and reports test results using manual and laboratory information systems (LIS) according to established policies and procedures while maintaining complete and accurate departmental and donor records.
  • Monitors and operates laboratory equipment according to established policies and procedures.
  • Assures a safe, clean and orderly work area including maintenance of reagents, supplies, and stored samples. Monitors supply and reagent levels and notifies appropriate personnel when supplies are needed.
    What You'll Bring (Minimum Requirements)
    • Associate Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science, chemical, physical or biological science; (Bachelor of Science Degree, preferred)
    • 1 year related laboratory experience; (3 years laboratory experience, preferred)
      These Would Be Nice Too (Knowledge Skills And Abilities)
      • Attention to detail: Able to perform tasks thoroughly and with care; checks work to ensure high degree of accuracy/completeness and early/on-time delivery
      • Time Management: Able to prioritize multiple, competing priorities and manage time/workload. Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple time sensitive projects, multi-task, identify project interdependencies and potential risks/pitfalls.
      • Communication skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate and build relationships with all professionals at different levels within the organization.
        Why work at LifeNet Health?
        We have a fierce drive for our mission of Saving Lives, Restoring Health, and Giving Hope. You won't find another company with a culture as strong as ours.
        • 403(b) and Pension Plan
        • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
        • Corporate sponsored events (Chili Cook-Off, 5K, Celebration of Life Gala, and many more!)
        • Work-life balance with generous paid time off
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Personal career and skill development opportunities
        • Wellness Program
        • Food Truck Thursday (at participating locations)
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
        • Dedicated and passionate co-workers
          We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Keywords: LifeNet Health, Virginia Beach , Laboratory Technician, Healthcare , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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