Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Technician in Calabasas, California
Participates in specimen testing according to established procedures working under the technical oversight of a Clinical Laboratory Scientist.
Performs preventative maintenance (PM) on equipment, documents PM appropriately, makes minor repairs and immediately contacts appropriate personnel for problems requiring more complex repairs.
Pipettes samples and reagents using calibrated and approved automatic syringes and dispensers.
Records dates of receipt, in use, and expiration for all reagents, kits, controls, and standards used for assigned assays.
Develops an ever-increasing understanding of laboratory medicine and the clinical significance of laboratory results.
Adheres to the standard operating procedures and safety requirements of Esoterix, CLIA, CAP and other regulatory bodies.
Documents all activities as necessary including preventative maintenance logs, instrument function checks, troubleshooting, and quality control to ensure regulatory compliance.
Follows any other job-related instructions and performs any other job related duties requested by department management.
Bachelor's degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology or a related science
0-2 years of clinical laboratory testing experience is preferred but not required
Knowledge and understanding of specific laboratory and/or department functions
Ability to exercise judgement to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Proficient with computers and familiarity with laboratory information systems
High level of attention detail along with strong communication and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and within a team environment
Must be able to pass a standardized color vision screen
If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!
Sunday-Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.