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Antech Diagnostics Lab Generalist I (Overnight) in Sheridan, Colorado

We understand that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today, and that’s why we’re inspired to make A Better World for Pets. Antech is comprised of a diverse team of individuals who are committed to each other’s growth and development. Our culture is centered on our guiding philosophy, The Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom. Today Antech is driving the future of pet health as part of Mars Science & Diagnostics, a family-owned company focused on veterinary care.

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HOURS:

This is an overnight position. Typical hours are Monday - Friday from 11pm - 7:30am with alternating Saturdays.

PURPOSE OF JOB:

Receives and prepares samples for laboratory analysis and tests. Prepares samples, sets up instruments, runs tests and reads, interprets and releases results. May perform a variety of client service activities for internal and external stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be proficient in at least two clinical areas including Chemistry.

  • Process samples and prepare samples for send out.

  • Perform all required quality control per QA guidelines.

  • Train on all areas to include Specimen Processing, Chemistry, Serology, UA, Coag and Parasitology according to all SOP’s.

  • Enter and release results.

  • Responsible for the performance of tests such as Chemistry –Olympus, T4-Olympus, CBC-Advia, Progesterone, PT, PTT, Platelet count, Reticulocytes and UA.

  • Responsible for building hematology and UA loads.

  • Read UA slides at a minimum rate of 45 per hour.

  • In 24-hour laboratories, may also be responsible for the performance of tests such as Serology – FCV, HWAB, Accuplex, HW, and FELV.

  • In 24-hour laboratories, may also be responsible for the performance of tests such as Parasitology - Giardia ELISA setup and testing and other miscellaneous test.

  • Participate in all departmental training programs.

  • Reconcile pending list.

  • May be asked to participate in enterprise initiatives, special projects, and other duties as assigned.

  • We share a collaborative obligation to ensure that we conduct ourselves in the utmost ethical manner and that we hold each other accountable to the values and standards of the organization. Every employee has the responsibility to ask questions, seek guidance, and report concerns and/or violations of company policy or ethical standards.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates/Bachelor’s Degree in Science related field or Veterinary Technician with a minimum of 1 year clinical laboratory experience

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Laboratory skills and experience

  • General science background

  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently

  • Organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill

  • Personal computer skills, strong typing ability, and knowledge of Microsoft Office

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Extensive sitting, phone, and computer use

  • Capable of standing continuously for up to 2 hours

  • Extend and reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers

  • Occasionally required to bend, kneel, stoop, or crouch

  • May be required to lift, move, and carry up to 20 lbs.

  • Heavy microscopic work

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Hearing ability to effectively communicate via the telephone and in person

  • Ability to communicate verbally on the phone and in person

  • Fluency in the English language

  • Extended hours may be needed

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Laboratory environment with potential biohazards present

  • Use of potentially hazardous chemicals as defined by the National Hazard Communication Standards

  • A complete list of such chemicals is available from lab management

The Target Pay for this position is $20.68 per hour plus shift differential.

Antech offers an industry competitive benefits package and continues to invest in and evolve benefits programs that meet the health, wellness and financial needs of our associates.

Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits and more:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision (multiple plans available)

  • Basic Life (company paid) & Supplemental Life

  • Short and Long Term Disability (company paid)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts/Health Savings Accounts

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

  • Tuition/Continuing Education Reimbursement

  • Life Assistance Program

  • Pet Care Discounts

  • Several other health and wellness benefits

We are a rapidly growing, stable company with excellent advancement opportunity. We offer a great benefits package and associate pet health benefits too! If you are passionate about animal healthcare, are motivated by making a difference we want to hear from you!

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at Antech Careers (https://www.antechdiagnostics.com/about/careers/)

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