Forensic Scientist I, Screening

Abbott Laboratories Richmond , VA 23234

Posted 2 weeks ago

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations - with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

Our location in Richmond, VA currently has an opportunity for a Forensic Scientist I. This role will be responsible for operating the instruments used to perform the initial analysis on urine specimens for substances of abuse with the SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) mandatory guidelines and those of other regulatory organizations. Night Shift: Tues

  • Sat. 5 pm

  • 1:30 am

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Operation and maintenance of the Screening Instrument and initial review of data

  • Knowledge of screening methods

  • Troubleshoot issues with screening instruments

  • Adherence to all security procedures for ensuring confidentiality of donor information

  • Adherence to all established guidelines outlined in Employee Handbook

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required

  • BS degree in science or equivalent related field

Preferred

  • Advanced ability to understand analytical techniques and procedures.

  • Advanced ability to understand laboratory instrumentation

  • Advanced ability to understand certification requirements for SAMSHA, CAP-PUDT, and other relevant regulatory bodies

  • Basic ability to understand the function of a Laboratory Information System (LIS) and other laboratory computer systems

  • Basic understanding of drugs that are tested

WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation and retirement plans

  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs

  • Paid time off

  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match

  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities

Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.


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