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Lab Technician - Healthcare Temp in Milwaukee, WI at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 4/5/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Milwaukee, WI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


Our Passion:
We are improving the lives we touch. We need passionate, talented people working together who share our desire to provide the best quality care to our patients and lead the fight against the opioid epidemic. We are prepared to treat the entire disease, not just a piece of it.

Our Team:
10th Street Comprehensive Treatment Center, located in Milwaukee, WI, is one of 127 outpatient addiction recovery centers nationwide. Acadia Comprehensive Treatment Centers is the leading provider of medication assisted treatment in the nation, servicing over 62,000 patients per day. Our mission is to provide full-circle care that includes a blend of therapies and the use of safe and effective medications. Our team is the front line of our fight against the opiate epidemic.

Your Job as a Laboratory Technician:
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.

This is a temporary, full time position. We have 8 hour, daily shifts that allow our employees to have stable schedules and enjoy quality time away from the facility. Operating hours are HOURS.

Your Responsibilities as a Laboratory Technician:
• 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

Your Skills and Qualifications as a Laboratory Technician:
• Bachelor's degree in science related field required
• Documentation of training appropriate for the testing performed prior to analyzing patient specimens.