Lab Technician Wanted

We are looking for a qualified lab technician to operate under the supervision of our Lab Manager. You will be responsible for analyzing samples and conducting a variety of tests, as well as coordinating the submission of tests to outside laboratories and distribution of results. The ideal candidate needs to be capable of prioritizing tasks to meet goals and ensure accurate results. The goal is to optimize lab procedures and to get results out in a timely manner. This position is seasonal with the potential to become year round. We are looking for the right candidate that has the potential to do more throughout the hospital as needed. LVT with equine experience preferred but will consider the right candidate.

Lab Technician responsibilities/skills:
Receive, label, and analyze samples (blood, fecals, …)
Set up and read cultures
Prepare samples and forms prior to shipping to outside labs, including photographs for Coggins testing
Ensure all tests are properly billed
Follow all company policies and procedures to ensure product integrity and quality control
Analyze retrieved data and prepare reports for laboratory management
Ability to communicate effectively
Perform quality control tests
Assist with testing and calibrating lab equipment in preparation for specific tasks
Organize and store all chemicals substances, fluids …according to safety instructions
Record all data and results in specified forms (paper and electronic) with accuracy and responsibility
Maintain equipment and assist in ordering laboratory supplies
Ensure that all safety guidelines are followed strictly at all times and maintain a clean and orderly environment

Please email resume to kirsten@rhinebeckequine.com