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Laboratory LCMS Scientist

Omnia Diagnostics, LLC Cranbury ,NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Omnia Labs:
Laboratory LCMS Scientist

Come join a rapidly expanding, leading national substance abuse organization who is currently seeking a Medical Technologist for their growing clinical laboratory! We have achieved this remarkable growth by building a reputation for compassionate care, clinical expertise, continuous improvement and a focus on exceeding the expectations of our patients, clients, and their families. At our company, you can enjoy a rewarding career.

Job description:
The major responsibility of this position is to operate a liquid chromatography/mass spectrometry (LC/MS) platform to for the quantitative analysis of drugs of abuse in urine samples received from residential detox facilities and counseling centers around the country. Knowledge of LC/MS assay development, assay validation, quantitative drug analysis, and correlation studies is a must. The work requires familiarity with laboratory information systems (LIS), quality control procedures, troubleshooting problems, documentation of actions taken to correct problems, and adhering to strict turnaround time standards.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Knowledge and training required as a LC-MS scientist
• LC/MS instrument theory and mechanics of operation
Physical, environmental, and electrical requirements for instrument location and operation, as well as names and functions of all instrument parts
• Integration of LC/MS equipment with LIMS, printers, and other devices.
• Sample accessioning, barcoding, and tracking
• Sample preparation for LC/MS, including sample dilution, filtration, or concentration as needed
• All chemicals, reagents, calibrators, standards, supplies, and disposables needed for sample processing
• Proper storage of chemicals and disposal of waste chemicals
• Laboratory and personnel safety when operating LC/MS equipment
• Instrument calibration, review of calibration data, storage of data calibration printouts, and procedures for resolving failed calibrations
• Quality control, including QC for specific assays, review and filing QC results to LIS, and storage of QC printouts
• Procedure for handling samples exceeding instrument range or exceeding critical limits. Preparing and testing manual dilutions
• Handling, reviewing, and clearing pending logs
• Contacting LC/MS technical service to resolve problems if possible, or request on-site service
• Completion of written competency tests
• On-site training by Agilent field service engineer
• Daily, Weekly, Monthly maintenance procedures
• Using instrument error codes to resolve problems
• Answering phone calls and filing data
• Signing for and receiving shipments, supplies, samples, etc., as needed
• Shipping samples to reference or other laboratories as needed
• Assist Laboratory Manager with planning work schedules, meetings, and other events
• Requires extensive software, communication, customer relations, and internet research skills
• Ensuring data on requisition forms matches data on sample container.
• Manual data entry into spreadsheets
• Barcode scanning of samples into a Laboratory Information System
• Learn to use the Electronic Health Records system as it becomes available

Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, Medical Technology or a closely related field
• Master’s Degree or PhD preferred
• Certification as a Medical Laboratory Technologist

Schedule:
• Full Time - Monday - Friday with Saturday rotation
• Flexibility between 6:00A-6:00P for 8 hour shift

Compensation:
• Hourly rate competitive with experience and location

Full time employees may be eligible for the following:
• Medical Insurance
• Dental/Vision Insurance
• STD/LTD
• $25,000.00 Basic Life Insurance
• 401k
• Accrued PTO Plan
• Education reimbursement

If you are interested in this opportunity or know someone that you respect who would be a good fit for this position, please email:
Chase@praesumhealthcare.com Director of Talent Acquisition, Chase
RDavis@praesumhealthcare.com Executive Recru

Omnia Diagnostics, LLC

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Cranbury, NJ
08512 USA

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