Antech Diagnostics

Microbiology Laboratory Aide

ID 2021-5116


Antech Diagnostics, the largest exclusively commercial veterinary diagnostic laboratory in the nation, is in search of a Microbiology Laboratory Aide working out of our Fountain Valley, California Laboratory and reporting directly to the Department Supervisor.  Provided a job offer is made and accepted, we are offering a one-time Signing Bonus of $1,000.00 [minus all applicable taxes]. 


This is a Full Time Day Position


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.


The Laboratory Aide is responsible for setting up instruments, collection of samples, load samples into instruments and prepare samples for laboratory technicians.   

  • Sets up lab tests, processes specimens, retrieves and releases test results, and assists in test research
  • Manages lab inventory, procures supplies and stocks shelves
  • Responsible for general lab maintenance and overall cleanliness of lab and lab equipment
  • Supports and maintains various processes, systems and databases


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, 2, 3 or 4 year degree in Science-related field preferred.
  • Laboratory skills, with experience setting up, running and reading lab tests and operating lab instruments a plus
  • General science background, including hematology/chemistry helpful. 
  • Must be reliable – attendance is an essential function of the position.
  • Attention to detail. 
  • Organized with ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written. 
  • Fair level of computer literacy preferred.
  • 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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