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Toxicology Lab Scientist Prep

Laboratory | Waterford Township, MI | Full Time

Job Description

Position Summary: Position is responsible for the preparation of human urine and oral fluid samples for toxicological analysis via clinical analyzer and LC-MS/MS instrumentation.  Prepares all samples following written SOPs.   Consults with senior scientists or lab management when problems arise.  Prepares all reagents and standards to be used in sample analysis.   Creates and submits batches on analytical instrumentation. Participates in all proficiency testing, and ensures compliance to regulatory accreditations.  Variable shifts needed. 


Job Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive urine and oral fluid samples from Accessioning department

  • Prepare all urine and oral fluid samples for analysis

  • Prepare all reagents required for preparation of specimens, including stock solutions, internal standards, diluent, mobile phases and master mix

  • Stock the preparation area each day to ensure no delays in preparation.  Notify the manager or purchasing coordinator when supplies are low for re-order.

  • Load final prepared specimens onto instruments, build and submit batches on the LC-MS instruments

  • Participate in all quality discussions and initiatives, participate in general lab improvement discussions.

  • Participate in CAP proficiency testing

Qualifications: 

Required:

  • Associate’s degree in hard science in combination with a MLT certification 

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a hard science (Chemistry, Biology, Biochemistry) or related field

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent laboratory skills, especially manual and electronic pipetting techniques

  • Strict attention to detail and quality procedures

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Commitment to both our clients and their patients to provide the most accurate test results possible, in a timely fashion

  • Ability to work overtime as needed

 

Expected Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information: 

Employees in this position are expected to have access to protected health information and other confidential business information from throughout the organization as is needed to fulfill their responsibilities in evaluating and reducing risk to the organization. No protected health information will be disclosed outside the organization unless specifically required by state or federal law.



Who We Are: 

Helix is a value-based, state-of-the-art clinical laboratory on a mission to elevate the lab space through compliance, high ethics, innovation and a best in class client experience. Helix incorporates the latest technology and methods to provide comprehensive diagnostics including toxicology testing, pathogen detection, blood testing and Pharmacogenomics (PGx) testing


Expected Use and Disclosure of Protected Health Information: 

Employees in this position are expected to have access to protected health information and other confidential business information from throughout the organization as is needed to fulfill their responsibilities in evaluating and reducing risk to the organization. No protected health information will be disclosed outside the organization unless specifically required by state or federal law. *This document is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed and the requirements of the position. It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills and responsibilities of personnel so classified; nor is it intended to limit the right of any leader to assign or direct employees under his/her direction.