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Lab Technician
Ref No.: 17-06517
Location: Ewing, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 3 Years
Start Date: 12/04/2017
Description: Pay rate for project is $20/hr for all. Please submit qualified candidates available to start as soon as possible. Job Overview: • Using the Laboratory Information Management system (LIMs) Element accurately process and order the required testing. Receive samples from sample submitters for all ECLS programs, PHEL bacteriology and CDC Biomonitoring grant programs. Review specimens for acceptable quality according, storage and preservation as described in standard operating procedures. Notify supervisor of unacceptable specimens for rejection from testing. Communicate with sample submitters concerning specimen quality or submission errors. Request repeat specimens as necessary. Instruct field submitters on proper submission procedures for specimens to laboratory. • Maintain internal and external Chain of Custody as require for the processing of legally defensible samples and analysis. • Assist homeowners when processing samples with information and instructions on testing and proper sample collection. • Perform routine daily, weekly, monthly, and annual maintenance of temperature checks, pipette calibrations, gas tank inventory, emergency eyewash, Thermometer checks as required by the instrument manufacturer, QA manual or Laboratory Safety protocol. • Under direct supervision of laboratory staff assist with sample extraction, preparation and analysis set up. • Monitor reagent, standard and consumable inventories and notify supervisor when supply levels reach threshold. Maintain inventories and assist with ordering process as directed. • Communicate specimen workload with supervisor to best coordinate performance of assays. Coordinate with other technicians to provide coverage and assistance during performance of assays. • Assist with sample distribution and storage processing and final sample disposal.