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Clinical Toxicologist
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #15861

Lighthouse Lab Services has partnered with a premier independent reference laboratory in Raleigh, NC! We are looking for talented clinical toxicologist to join their team to help in elevating this exciting lab to the next level. 

What we are offering!
-$26-$34/hr DOE
-Day Shift schedule, Mon-Fri
-Health, Vision, Dental
-PTO
-Retirement Plan with employer match
-Clear guidelines for advancement

Preferred Candidate Profile

-B.S. in Biology, Clinical Lab Science, or related field

– Qualify as testing personnel under CLIA guidelines and have at least 1 year of laboratory training or experience in high complexity testing

– MT/MLS (ASCP) or equivalent preferred 

– Experience with AB Sciex analyzers preferred 

– Previous experience with toxicology sample prep

-Strong pipetting skills

-Troubleshooting 

Basic Job Overview
-Prepare and analyze clinical samples in the toxicology lab.

-Accurately prepare laboratory solutions, calibrators, QCs, and reagents.

-Operate and maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation.

-Troubleshooting a vast array of sample preparation and instrumentation derived issues.

-Review chromatography to identify the evaluate scientific validity of data in determining the presence and absence of toxicology compounds.

-Provide secondary review and certification of Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LCMS) data prior to reporting.

 

Additional Duties and responsibilities

-Follow all laboratory policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in accordance with regulatory guidelines set by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and the College of American Pathologist (CAP) Laboratory Accreditation Program.

-Serve as a key operator responsible for LCMS instrumentation, Hamilton liquid handling system, and ancillary laboratory equipment to perform and urine and oral fluid toxicology testing.

-Review and certify chromatography data for reporting in accordance with SOPs and quality control guidelines.  Seeking immediate corrective action for patient samples not meeting these stringent criteria during data review.

-Maintain and monitor reagent and chemical solution integrity, quality assurance, and inventory, preparing or securing additional materials as needed.

-Perform equipment and instrumentation maintenance, calibration, verification, and repair all issues not covered under service contracts.

-Seek to continuously improve laboratory operations and quality assurance activities by evaluating opportunities to improve efficiency, reduce costs, and standardize practices by providing feedback to General and Technical Supervisors, implementing changes, and assisting in SOP development.

-Independently participate in College of American Pathologist (CAP) Proficiency Testing (PT), internal alternative PT assessments, and external laboratory comparison studies.

-Organize, review, report, store, and archive laboratory data in accordance with approved SOPs, quality control guidelines, and supervisory guidance.

-Ensure that work requirements are completed in a timely, organized manner to very high standards and in compliance with SOPs and CAP/CLIA regulations or guidelines.

-Ensure that facilities, equipment, supplies, and reagents are maintained and used in a same manner and administered in accordance with applicable safety, occupational health, and environmental protection guidelines, policies, and regulations.

-Assists in the training of other laboratory staff or personnel to perform testing or operate instrumentation as requested by the Technical or General Supervisor.

-Responsible for reading and understanding of all required SOPs and continuing education courses to maintain knowledge of the field of medical technology and those techniques and instrumentation management and reporting of clinical data.

 -Prepare and analyze clinical samples in the toxicology lab.

-Accurately prepare laboratory solutions, calibrators, QCs, and reagents.

-Operate and maintain laboratory equipment and instrumentation.

-Troubleshooting a vast array of sample preparation and instrumentation derived issues.

-Review chromatography to identify the evaluate scientific validity of data in determining the presence and absence of toxicology compounds.

-Provide secondary review and certification of Liquid Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (LCMS) data prior to reporting.

 

About Us:

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 16 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.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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