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Overview:

This Chemist II is a member of an interdisciplinary team of epidemiologists and public health consultants assisting Florida in reaching its strategic public health goals.

This job will require relocation to Jacksonville, FL.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for performing testing for the detection of drugs of abuse in biomonitoring surveillance specimens using analytical instrumentation per Laboratory Response Network Chemical (LRN-C) guidelines as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
  • Ensures that biomonitoring surveillance specimens samples are analyzed per CDC guidelines within the prescribed holding time.
  • Assumes responsibility for instrumentation assigned, documents daily maintenance, calibration, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and assures all quality assurance objectives are maintained for the analytical methods performed.
  • Communicate with participating hospitals and give guidance on proper urine specimen collection; receive and process urine specimens submitted for testing
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.
  • Provide a list of conference calls, meetings, trainings and workshops participated in each month
  • no later than the 7th day of the following month.
  • Provide one progress report per month summarizing completion of tasks no later than the 7th day of the following month.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Laboratory Science, Medical Technology, or equivalent degree in a health sciences field
  • 0 to 1 years’ experience in a public health or clinical laboratory
  • State of Florida Clinical Laboratory License or Public Health Technician license or be eligible to obtain one
  • Previous experience using mass spectrometry instrumentation
  • Two years’ experience with Microsoft office programs
  • Two years’ experience planning, organizing and coordinating work assignments

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Posted date: 9 days ago

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