Confirmation Laboratory Technician I

Abbott Nutrition

Santa Rosa, CA

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Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

     

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Abbott Rapid Diagnostics is part of Abbott’s Diagnostics family of businesses, bringing together exceptional teams of experts and industry-leading technologies to support diagnostic testing which provides important information for the treatment and management of diseases and other conditions.

The position of Confirmations Lab Technician 1 is within our Toxicology Division located in Santa Rosa, CA. This role will prepare specimens for routine drug testing following the laboratory's Standard Operating Procedures

This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.

Working Shift:

Tues - Sat 7:30am - 4:30 pm

This job description will be reviewed periodically and is subject to change by management.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Read, understand, and follow written Standard Operating Procedures
  • Correctly identify specimens scheduled for analysis and assemble batches as necessary
  • Pour or quantitatively pipet biological specimens and standards in varying volumes
  • Prepare and/or extract analytes of interest for subsequent instrumental analysis
  • Interface with analytical instruments to schedule sample acquisition
  • Maintain proper and adequate Chain of Custody batch documentation
  • Communication with supervisors and prompt escalation of emerging challenges
  • Maintain and promote a safe healthful environment for self and co-workers

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL BRING

Required

  • A High School diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • The ability to work safely with biological specimens, chemicals, equipment, and instruments.

Preferred

Experience working with biological specimens and/or analytical instruments (LC/MS/MS and/or GC/MS)

COMPETENCIES:

Attention to detail

Teamwork

Achieving results ethically

Oral and written communication skills

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness, and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and a history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The salary for this role is between:

N/A
JOB FAMILY:
Operations Quality

     

DIVISION:
TOX ARDx Toxicology

        

LOCATION:
United States > Santa Rosa : 3700-3730 Westwind Blvd.

     

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

     

WORK SHIFT:
Standard

     

TRAVEL:
No

     

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:
No

     

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:
Awkward/forceful/repetitive (arms above shoulder, bent wrists), Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day), Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

     

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

     

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EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf