Abbott Laboratories Gretna , LA 70056
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An excellent retirement savings plan with a high employer contribution
Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save student debt program, and FreeU education benefit - an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor's degree.
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The position of GC-LC/MS Operator/Transcriptionist is within Toxicology located at Gretna, LA at Alere Toxicology Services.
In this role, the individual will be responsible for operating a Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer and LC-MS/MS for confirmatory testing following the SAMHSA mandatory guidelines and those of other regulatory organizations for all non-negative test results. This job also requires the individual to perform QC duties.
What You'll Work On
Operation of the GC/MS and/or LC-MS/MS instruments
Perform initial review of data
Preparation and extraction of samples for GC/MS and LC-MS/MS confirmation; as needed
Operate lab equipment necessary to perform extraction; as needed
Prepare validation samples for new controls, calibrators, and reagents
Documentation of QC validation results
Storage of supplies and disposal of empty boxes; as needed
Adhere to all security procedures for ensuring the confidentiality of donor information
Must comply with company policies
If the employee has worked in a laboratory for >6 years and has a bachelor's degree in science (>4 years with a master's degree), the individual may qualify as a supervisor.
Thursday to Monday
8:00 am-4:30 pm
Advanced ability to understand analytical techniques and procedures
Advanced ability to understand laboratory instrumentation
Ability to understand certification requirements for SAMHSA, CAP-FUDT, and other regulatory bodies
Advanced ability to understand the function of a Laboratory Information System (LIS) and other laboratory computer systems
Ability to lift and/or move 25 pounds
Ability to have full-body movement
Must have vision and hearing corrected to meet minimum acceptable norms
Mental/ Reasoning Requirements:
Math and reasoning ability to develop and communicate laboratory procedures and reports
Ability to cope with stress due to production obligations
Ability to read and comprehend the SOP, Federal (49 CFR Part 40), and CAP-FUDT guidelines
Ability to transcribe data in a legible handwriting
Ability to communicate with other employees and supervisors
Ability to provide input and recommendations on operations
Climate-controlled office and testing laboratory environment
May be potential exposure to toxic or hazardous materials
Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.
Learn more about our health and wellness benefits, which provide the security to help you and your family live full lives: www.abbottbenefits.com
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
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