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Lab Technician in Milwaukee, WI at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, WI
  • Experience:
    At least 1 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    12/5/2018

Job Description

Overview

We are currently seeking a full-time Lab Technician for our 10th Street Comprehensive Center. Hours are Monday-Friday 6:30 am-2:30 pm.

10th Street Comprehensive Center, a member of Acadia Healthcare's Comprehensive Treatment Centers, is a part of the leader in medication assisted treatment for individuals struggling with an opioid addiction. With full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications, we are prepared to treat the entire problem, not just a piece of it.

Position Characteristics.

The Laboratory Technician is responsible for specimen processing, test performance, and reporting test results according to the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, and reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.

Responsibilities
  • Perform daily quality control on test equipment, ensuring reagents/calibrators/and controls are performing within guidelines;
  • Verifying controls/tests on the test equipment and approving them in the LIS. Reviewing, reporting, and printing controls/patient results on a daily basis. Reviewing and logging daily QC temperatures on instruments, refrigerators, and charts;
  • Performing daily, weekly, and monthly preventative maintenance on instruments and equipment. Receiving and setting up DSAs for testing
  • Ordering laboratory supplies on a timely basis;
  • Verifying expiration dates to ensure appropriate levels are ready for us. Checking collection dates on processed DSAs in holding refrigerators and disposing of them in a timely manner;
  • Assisting laboratory director whenever necessary to ensure laboratory is running smoothly;
  • Performing cleaning of laboratory areas and equipment; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Have earned a doctoral, master's or bachelor's degree in a chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science, or medical technology from an accredited institution.

  • Documentation of training appropriate for the testing performed prior to analyzing patient specimens.

Company Benefits 

We offer a competitive benefits package to all full-time employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Company paid group term life insurance.