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Forensic/Clinical Lab Technicians

Company: NMS Labs
Location: Horsham
Posted on: June 6, 2024

Job Description:

Title: Forensic/Clinical Lab Technicians (multiple openings)Department: MultipleJob Type: Full Time RegularLocation: Horsham, PAFunctional Area: Clinical and Forensic Laboratory TestingShifts: 1. Tuesday through Saturday 3pm -11:30 pm 10% shift differential offered 2. Monday through Friday 6pm to 2:30 am 15% shift differential offered 3. Tuesday through Saturday 7am to 3:30pm with 1 week a month Tuesday through Saturday 12pm to 8:30 pm 10%shift differential offeredCompany Overview:NMS Labs has developed an extensive menu of more than 2,500 tests to support clients in forensic, criminalistic, public health and clinical fields. For over 50 years, our clients have relied on NMS Labs for unique testing solutions that demonstrate our company core values of Quality, Integrity, Service, Innovation and Engagement. As we work to increase the company's positive impact on public health and public safety, we are seeking talented professionals to join us for the journey! We invite you to learn more about our company by visiting SummaryWe are seeking regular, full-time Forensic/Clinical Lab Technician to work in our LCMS 3 department. The incumbent will assist in preparing and analyzing biological specimens for drugs or other compounds.Duties IncludeHandles biological specimensRetains specimens in suitable storage areaFollows chain of custody proceduresPrepares samples for testingGenerates pre-analytical reports for specimen analysisPrepares and validates reagents, controls and calibratorsPerforms analytical testing under supervisionMay enter results in LIMS (varies by department)Performs routine instrument maintenancePerforms basic instrument troubleshootingDocuments quality control data and takes appropriate corrective actionIndependently performs analytical testingPerforms directed method validationDiscards all chemicals and biological materials properlyParticipates in projects and kaizensMaintains regular and reliable attendanceOther duties as assignedEducation Requirements: NMS Labs requires applicants to submit official or unofficial transcripts prior to extending an offer and those without transcripts will not be considered.Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology, Chemical, Physical, or Biological ScienceDegree must be in a chemical, physical, biological science, or forensic science from an accredited universityMinimum of 22 semester credit hours in college-level chemistry coursework including coursework and labs:General Chemistry I & II (8 credits)Organic Chemistry I & II (8 credits)Two, 3-semester hr courses from the following possibilities: Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Informatics, Instrumental Analysis, Mass Spectrometry, Quantitative Analysis, Separation Science, Spectroscopic Analysis, Biochemistry, Drug Metabolism, Forensic Toxicology, Medicinal Chemistry, Pharmacology, Physiology, Toxicology; Physical Chemistry I & II along with any chemistry course labeled as CHEM or CHE on the transcript.Knowledge, Skills, & AbilitiesAbility to read, write, and understand the English languageDemonstrate an understanding of basic analytical conceptsAbility to identify and resolve non-technical problemsAbility to interpret and execute various technical procedures in verbal, written, mathematical or diagrammatical formKnowledge of laboratory safety practicesPossesses good computer skillsPossesses good oral and written communication skillsPossesses good organizational skillsPossesses good interpersonal skillsAbility to adapt to changesDemonstrates a high level of integrityPhysical Demands & Working ConditionsAbility to hearVision (with correction) including color, distance, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focusStanding, reaching with hands and arms, and using hands and fingers to manipulate instrument or equipment controls, computer keyboard, office equipment, objects or toolsMovement from one work location to anotherSitting and standing, sometimes for extended periods of timeLifting objects up to 20 lbs.Ability to travel as needed for court testimony.Exposure to intermittent or constant sounds generated by equipmentExposure to fumes, noxious odors, and dustHandling of biological material and blood-borne pathogensHandling of toxic or caustic chemicalsProximity to moving partsTo be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter, transcripts and resume and apply at NMS Labs requires applicants to submit official or unofficial transcripts prior to extending an offer and those without transcripts will not be considered.Offers of employment are made contingent upon a nationwide background investigation and urine drug screen with results satisfactory to standards of employment at NMS.We are an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, creed, sexual orientation, color, gender identity, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, citizenship status, otherwise qualified disability, or protected veteran status (disabled, Armed Forces Service medal, recently separated, active duty or campaign badge), domestic violence victim status, arrest record, or predisposing genetic characteristics.

Keywords: NMS Labs, Philadelphia , Forensic/Clinical Lab Technicians, Healthcare , Horsham, Pennsylvania

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