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Technologist Trainee in Shelton, CT at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/10/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Shelton, CT
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/10/2019

Job Description

Pride Health is seeking a Lab Technology Trainee to work with a top lab organization in Shelton, CT. This is a great entry-level opportunity for recent college grads!

Responsibilities:

  • Receive specimens for testing; evaluate specimens and test orders; determine priority of work and batches to maintain acceptable turn-around-time; recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately.
  • Perform confirmatory testing on client samples, quality control samples and proficiency samples making measurements and calculations.  
  • Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report. 
  • Maintain, calibrate, and clean instrumentation; perform scheduled and as needed maintenance and critical function checks recognizing significant changes in instrument function; trouble shoot as indicated. 
  • Follow quality control rules; monitor controls for error detection and take corrective action; maintain laboratory records, maintenance logs, quality control charts, reagent and standard logs, and worksheets. 
  • Participate in the instruction and training of others; demonstrate and/or explain the testing process to others or observe the testing process as performed by others.  

Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Biology, Chemistry, Medical Technology
  • Able to lift up-to 40 lbs. at a time
  • Experience working with chemicals like Xylene, Alcohols, Formaldehyde, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills

Interested? Apply online or email sarah.campbell@pride-health.com.