Laboratory Assistant - Temporary Employee (Nights)

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As a temporary Laboratory Assistant at IDEXX, you will be assisting with some of the many tasks vital to the running of our network of Reference Labs.

We receive thousands of clinical samples (blood, urine, fecal samples) every day from Veterinary Clinics, and we run tests on those samples to help veterinarians identify what might be wrong with someone's pet.

In this role, you will be helping to sort, tag, and prepare veterinary samples for testing.

Every sample you help to move along quickly and accurately in the process means we are one step closer to finding out how or why they might be sick.

Thanks to you, someone's very beloved pet will get the treatment plan they need - how great is that? IDEXX Reference laboratories are a global network united by a shared commitment to enhancing pet care where the true strength in our name is the people behind it.

Our reference laboratories make it possible for our customers to discover more with our unrelenting commitment to innovation, personalized support, guidance, and expertise, while providing the most complete and advanced menu of diagnostic tests along with technology and tools.

In this role, responsibilities will vary:
You might be unbagging, sorting, tagging, or moving clinical samples around the laboratory. You may be restocking supplies, such as chemicals or slide trays. You could be helping to load analyzers with slides of samples. You might be assisting with inventory counts.

You could assist with one part of the diagnostic process in a department (swirling samples in Parasitology or creating analyzer slides in Hematology) .

You will be asked to help in out many ways – and your help is needed What You Will Need to Succeed:
You are able to work nights You are reliable – attendance is an essential function of the position.

You can read and interpret documents such as safety rules, standard operating procedures (SOPs), material safety data sheets (MSDSs), operating and maintenance instructions, government rules, and technical procedures.

You must have a demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task. You possess strong initiative and follow through with outstanding attention to detail. You are able to work independently and as a team contributor. You have demonstrated a high level of customer service.

Able to meet the physical requirements that go with working in a lab – standing and sitting for extended periods of time, use of hands, fingers, and arms to handle tools and controls, occasional need to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, lift up to 25lb, and specific vision ability – close, color, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

This is a laboratory, so there is potential exposure to biohazards, agents known to cause zoonotic diseases, and hazardous chemicals.

This is a temporary, 40 hr/wk, third shift position with scheduled shifts that start anywhere between 11pm
  • Midnight, Monday through Friday Weekend Rotations are required (usually Saturday night into Sunday morning) The shifts and hours may vary slightly depending on business needs.
Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of the position. Why IDEXX?
We're proud of the work we do because our work matters.

An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, to ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from diseases.

We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 9,000 talented people.

So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery.

At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement. Let's pursue what matters together.

IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply.

IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.

This position will be based out of our Irvine, CA location.

Due to the current pandemic, as it relates to COVID-19, our employees' safety and well-being are top of mind for us.

For those essential employees that have to continue to work on-site, we have strengthened the preventative health measures already in place with new, more stringent actions.

This includes but is not limited to making space for social distancing, use of mask/PPE, sanitize workstations, daily wellness checks, limited traffic flow by zones, and consistent real-time communication.

Does this sound like the opportunity for you? Apply today#IND-LAB

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