• Laboratory Generalist I

    ID
    2018-2271
    Category
    Laboratory Operations
  • Overview

    Antech Diagnostics, the largest exclusively commercial veterinary diagnostic laboratory in the nation, is in search of a Laboratory Generalist I working out of our Richmond, Virginia laboratory and reporting directly to the Lab Manager.

     

    As part of the VCA Family, which operates the largest network of freestanding, full-service animal hospitals in the nation, Antech Diagnostics delivers state of the art testing and consulting services to practicing veterinarians.  Our diagnostic spectrum of tests in the areas of chemistry, pathology, endocrinology, serology, hematology, and microbiology enhance veterinarians’ ability to detect, diagnose, evaluate and prevent disease and other conditions affecting animals.

    Responsibilities

    As a Laboratory Generalist I you will work with the Lead Laboratory Technician to ensure the lab is running efficiently to meet and/or exceed goals. The ideal candidate will have prior experience performing some clinical diagnostic testing.

     

    • Must have experience in at least three clinical areas including Hematology, Chemistry, Processing, etc.
    • Process samples and prepare samples for send out.
    • Perform all required quality control per QA guidelines.
    • Train on all areas to include Processing, Chemistry, Hematology, UA and Coag according to all SOP’s.
    • Entering and releasing of results.
    • Responsible for the performance of tests such as Chemistry –Olympus, T4-Olympus, CBC-Advia, Progesterone, PT, PTT, Platelet count, Reticulocytes and UA.
    • Participate in all departmental training programs.
    • Reconcile pending list.

    Qualifications

     

    • BS Degree or equivalent Medical Technology – MT or MLT certification preferred
    • 0-1 year clinical lab experience and well verse in Hematology preferred
    • Excellent attention to detail; good organizational skills
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills (will occasionally need to speak with sales reps, laboratory personnel from main laboratory site, and may need to speak with clients.) 

    We are a rapidly growing, stable company with excellent advancement opportunity. Medical, dental and vision benefits, plus 401(k) plan and employee pet health benefits available, too!

     

    If you are passionate about animal healthcare, are motivated by making a difference we want to hear from you!

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