Lighthouse Lab Services is currently seeking a Certifying Scientist for a Toxicology and Molecular testing laboratory in New Orleans, LA. This is an excellent opportunity to take your toxicology testing career to the next level by joining a successful and growing laboratory.

This role will be responsible for performing analytical drug testing data review and analyses and operating/troubleshooting LCMS equipment. The Certifying Scientist will be conducting a review of all confirmation results to ensure the accuracy and integrity of the drug testing process, and subsequently releasing these test reports to physicians or other healthcare professionals.

Other job duties include but are not limited to:

  • – Loads and runs samples through LCMS equipment (Shimadzu)
  • – Troubleshoots instrumentation as necessary.
  • – Reviews drug confirmation data from the laboratory compares with the initial screening data for accuracy and releases the results.
  • – Initiates any corrective action in the lab on testing data that has been reviewed and found to be incomplete or inconclusive.
  • – Provides detailed customer consultation for physicians and other health care professionals in regards to drug testing methods, drug metabolism and excretion.

Basic Preferred Profile:

  • – Bachelor's or greater in Medical technology, chemistry, toxicology, or similar.
  • – 2+ years LC-MS/MS certifying and releasing experience in a clinical setting preferred.
  • Prior experience working in a molecular diagnostic lab would be a big plus.

Salary and Benefits:

  • – 23-35/hour depending on experience


About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 14 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

#KW Job ID #12846

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