Antech Diagnostics

  • PCR Laboratory Technician

    ID 2019-2836
  • Overview

    Antech Diagnostics, the largest exclusively commercial veterinary diagnostic laboratory in the nation, is in search of a Overnight PCR Laboratory Technician working out of our Fountain Valley laboratory and reporting directly to the Serology Supervisor.


    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.


    Our Serology department is looking for a PCR Technician with real time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) experience.  The PCR technician will be performing BRAF mutation testing to detect and monitor canine transitional cell carcinoma (TCC)/urothelial carcinoma (UC) - the most common form of canine bladder and prostate cancer.


    • Sets up and runs lab tests
    • Reads and releases test results. 
    • Performs equipment maintenance activities. 
    • Awareness of quality control and calibration. 


    • 4 year degree in a related science field required.
    • Laboratory skills, with experience setting up, running and reading lab tests and operating lab instruments.
    • Attention to detail. 
    • Organized with ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. 
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
    • Positive, can-do attitude.


    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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