OmegaQuant Analytics Laboratory Technician (Lab Tech) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Perform laboratory test procedures to determine blood levels of fatty acids. Hours:40 hours per week.i 8am-5pmMajor Responsibilities:Perform bench processing and sample preparation of specimens submitted for testing and research.Knowledge of GC and sample preparation from biological matrices.Verify own test results, quality control results and repeat tests where appropriate.Perform, review and approve quality control on products, reagents and equipment.Maintain the required records and files.Assist with the maintenance, repair, and validation of laboratory equipment.Comply with safety policies and procedures in the work area and use applicable protective equipment at all times to prevent exposure to potentially infectious blood and body fluids.Comply with the Clinical Laboratory Information Act (CLIA).Adhere to quality assurance procedures and good laboratory practice.Perform other related duties as necessary.Qualifications:A 4 year bachelor degree in the physical sciences and has experience in chemistry or medical laboratory is preferred.i Operational flexibility is required to meet sudden and unpredictable needs. iWork under pressure and within time standards. Requires periodic standing, stretching, stooping and bending. Lift, pull, push and move objects of up to 25 pounds. Required to wear protective clothing such as lab coats, gloves, face shields, etc. when there is exposure to blood and blood products and/or where work location requires. Ability to use a variety of lab or medical equipment, and well-versed in Microsoft Excel and Word.