Laboratory Technician

Ethos Veterinary Health - Woburn, MA3.0

Full-timeEstimated: $36,000 - $49,000 a year
Job Summary

Are your ready to give your career a boost by bringing your talents and expertise? Ethos Veterinary Health has an exciting opportunity for a Lab Technician to join a state of the art healthcare facility in Woburn, MA. This is a wonderful opportunity to work with a dedicated team while gaining amazing experience! Interested individuals, apply today!

The primary responsibility of the Lab Technician is to promote a prompt turnaround time on all sample submissions while producing quality results.

As a Lab Technician, you will be responsible for:
Calibrating and running controls on CBC and chemistry analyzers, preparing analyzers for each shift and technical trouble shooting.
Data entry into LIS and process all samples submitted for in-house testing, i.e.: CBCs with manual differential count, biochemistry testing, coag panels, urine analysis (including microscopic evaluation), cross matching, coombs, blood typing, various serology testing, cytology sample preparation and multiple fecal tests.
Prepare specimens for shipping to outside specialty laboratories.
Enter, report and release test results.
Answer the phones as needed and process all add-on tests.
Prepare microbiology cultures for plating or shipping.
Schedule: Will be one of the following

a) three x 12 hour days on Thursday, Friday and Saturday - 5 am and 7 am starts

b) three x 12 hour days on Friday, Saturday and Monday - 5 am and 7 am starts

c) four x 9 hour days on Monday through Thursday - with a 10:00 am start time and end times between 7 pm and 8 pm.

Success Factors:
Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrate time management skills, excellent follow through and attention to detail.
Have the ability to work independently with little supervision.
Have a working knowledge of and be efficient with computers.
Must be available to work different and extra shifts as needed, this includes weekend, day, night and holiday shifts.
Proven experience in multi-tasking and prioritizing.
Experience in lab work with excellent working knowledge of diagnostic laboratory tests.
Demonstrate ability to be flexible and adjust to changing environment.
Ability to interact with a diverse staff.

CVT or certified Medical Laboratory Technician or certification eligible.
A minimum of 2 years laboratory experience preferred or strong history of experience in the veterinary field.
About our Organization:Massachusetts Veterinary Referral Hospital is a 24/7 veterinary emergency and specialty hospital. As part of our hospital we have a reference lab that provides services to our 4 hospitals in the New England area.

We are a reference quality commercial lab staffed by experienced technicians with years of experience in veterinary laboratory procedures. Reliable lab results are a key to advanced patient care and our laboratory accuracy is second to none.

Benefits of Working at Ethos Hospitals: Compensation is based off experience and skill level. Full-time benefits include health with an optional 100% employer paid plan, dental, vision, disability and life insurances, flex-spending accounts, 401(k), Employee Assistance Program, paid time off, uniforms, and a generous CE allowance.