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IDEXX Laboratories is looking for Outstanding Medical Laboratory Technicians for Third-Shift positions with our Memphis, TN Veterinary Diagnostic Reference Lab. The ideal candidates will have experience working in either a reference or hospital laboratory, or have strong experience performing lab duties as a Vet Tech. Hematology, Chemistry, and Parasitology diagnostic testing experience strongly preferred.

Roles include - competitive pay and a great benefits package!

Schedule: Tues-Sat 1 am – 9:30 am with rotating Sunday

The Medical Laboratory Technician performs laboratory analyses and tests. Prepares samples, sets up instruments, runs tests and reads, interprets and releases results. May perform variety of customer service activities for internal and external customers.

Specializes in one or more of the following areas:

Hematology
Testing cell-related components of blood samples to enumerate and identify their cellular components, including the microscopic evaluation of blood smears and the use of automated and manual counting techniques.
Urinalysis
Analysis and evaluation of chemical and microscopic components of urine samples, using automated instrumentation and manual techniques.
Chemistry/Endocrinology
Testing blood and body fluids for various analytes, utilizing automated instrumentation.
Parasitology
Examining samples to identify parasites, utilizing fecal flotation and various microscopic techniques.

Immunology/Serology
Testing blood and other samples for the presence of viral and bacterial disease by detecting antibodies (AB) or antigens (AG).

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Sets up and runs lab tests.
Reads and releases test results.
Tests performed may be more routine and less complex.
Exercises judgment in evaluating and reporting results in consultation with veterinarians/pathologists and others.
Performs equipment maintenance activities.
Knowledge of lab equipment and procedures.
Awareness of quality control and calibration.
Developing knowledge of multiple specialties.
Works under close to moderate supervision with limited latitude for independent judgment.
Consult with senior peers on non-complex tasks to learn through experience.
Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instructions on new assignments.
Basic skills and proficiency (may sacrifice speed for accuracy until proficiency grows).
Applies job skills and lab policies and procedures to complete a variety of tasks.
Works on tasks that are semi-routine in nature where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
May be cross trained and perform specimen processing responsibilities.
Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of the position. Adherence to attendance-related policies and expectations is critical to this position.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Adheres to and models the IDEXX Purpose & Guiding Principles.
Qualifications

EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or equivalent required, 2, 3 or 4 year degree in Science-related field preferred.
EXPERIENCE:
Typically 2-3+ years’ experience.
Certification as a Veterinary Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT - Registered, Licensed or Certified through American Veterinary Medical Association accredited program-AVMA) or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) (American Society of Clinical Pathology-ASCP), Histotechnician for histology-specific (HT) (ASCP) or military equivalent a plus.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Laboratory skills, with experience setting up, running and reading lab tests and operating lab instruments.
General science background, including hematology/chemistry helpful.
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.
Positive, can-do attitude.
Knowledge of Good Clinical Practice (GCP) as appropriate.
Supervisory skills, if a lead position.
Personal computer skills, including strong typing ability and proficient use of Microsoft Office.

• Location: Memphis, Memphis, TN

• Post ID: 19731977 memphis
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