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Antech Diagnostics Stat Lab- Lab Generalist II in Southfield, Michigan

We understand that the world we want tomorrow starts with how we do business today, and that’s why we’re inspired to make A Better World for Pets. Antech is comprised of a diverse team of individuals who are committed to each other’s growth and development. Our culture is centered on our guiding philosophy, The Five Principles: Quality, Responsibility, Mutuality, Efficiency and Freedom. Today Antech is driving the future of pet health as part of Mars Science & Diagnostics, a family-owned company focused on veterinary care.

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HOURS:

Typical hours for this position are Monday - Friday from 11am - 6pm.

PURPOSE OF JOB:

Receives and prepares samples for laboratory analysis and tests. Prepares samples, sets up instruments, runs tests and reads, interprets and releases results. May perform a variety of client service activities for internal and external stakeholders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential function. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be proficient in at least three clinical areas including Hematology.

  • Process samples and prepare samples for send out.

  • Perform all required quality control per QA guidelines.

  • Train on all areas to include Specimen Processing, Chemistry, Hematology, UA and Coag according to all SOP’s.

  • Oversee the entering and releasing of results.

  • Responsible for the performance of tests such as Hematology –Urinalysis, PT, PTT, CBC, Avian CBC, Cytology and Manual Differentials.

  • Read UA slides at a minimum rate of 45 per hour.

  • Responsible for the performance of tests such as Chemistry –Olympus, T4-Olympus, CBC-Advia, Progesterone, PT, PTT, Platelet count, Reticulocytes and UA.

  • In 24-hour laboratories, may also be responsible for the performance of tests such as Serology – FCV, HWAB, Accuplex, HW, FELV, FIV-IFA, all other IFA testing as required and FIV EIA test results.

  • In 24-hour laboratories, may also be responsible for the performance of tests such as Parasitology - required fecal testing, which may Giardia ELISA setup and testing and other miscellaneous test.

  • Participate in all departmental training programs.

  • Reconcile pending list.

  • May be asked to participate in enterprise initiatives, special projects, and other duties as assigned.

  • We share a collaborative obligation to ensure that we conduct ourselves in the utmost ethical manner and that we hold each other accountable to the values and standards of the organization. Every employee has the responsibility to ask questions, seek guidance, and report concerns and/or violations of company policy or ethical standards.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Associates/Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Technology or MLT Degree in related field with a minimum of 1 year clinical laboratory experience in Hematology

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Laboratory skills and experience

  • General science background

  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently

  • Organized with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill

  • Personal computer skills, strong typing ability, and knowledge of Microsoft Office

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Extensive sitting, phone, and computer use

  • Capable of standing continuously for up to 2 hours

  • Extend and reach with hands and arms and use hands and fingers  Occasionally required to bend, kneel, stoop, or crouch  May be required to lift, move, and carry up to 20 lbs.

  • Heavy microscopic work

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Hearing ability to effectively communicate via the telephone and in person

  • Ability to communicate verbally on the phone and in person

  • Fluency in the English language

  • Extended hours may be needed

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Laboratory environment with potential biohazards present

  • Use of potentially hazardous chemicals as defined by the National Hazard Communication Standards

  • A complete list of such chemicals is available from lab management

We are a rapidly growing, stable company with excellent advancement opportunity. We offer a great benefits package and associate pet health benefits too! If you are passionate about animal healthcare, are motivated by making a difference we want to hear from you!

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - Veterans / Disabled. For a complete EEO statement please see our career page at Antech Careers (https://www.antechdiagnostics.com/about/careers/)

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