Confirmation Laboratory Technician I

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

Diagnostic testing is a compass, providing information that helps in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of a range of health conditions.

Abbott's life-changing tests and diagnostic tools give you accurate, timely information to better manage your health. We're empowering smarter medical and economic decision making to help transform the way people manage their health at all stages of life. Every day, more than 10 million tests are run on Abbott's diagnostics instruments, providing lab results for millions of people.

Our location in Santa Rosa, CA currently has an opportunity for a Confirmation Lab Technician I . This role will prepare specimens for routine drug testing following the laboratory's Standard Operating Procedures.

WHAT YOU'LL DO
  • Read, understand, and follow written Standard Operating Procedures
  • Correctly identify specimens scheduled for analysis and assemble batches as necessary
  • Pour or quantitatively pipet biological specimens and standards in varying volumes
  • Prepare and/or extract analytes of interest for subsequent instrumental analysis
  • Interface with analytical instruments to schedule sample acquisition
  • Maintain proper and adequate Chain of Custody batch documentation
  • Communication with supervisors and prompt escalation of emerging challenges
  • Maintain and promote a safe healthful environment for self and co-workers


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING

Required
  • A High School diploma or GED equivalent is required
  • The ability to work safely with biological specimens, chemicals, equipment, and instruments.


Preferred
  • A bachelor's degree in the natural sciences
  • Experience working with biological specimens and/or analytical instruments (LC/MS/MS and/or GC/MS)
  • Analytical Skills (e.g. statistical, risk analysis, engineering analysis)
  • Team player
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Drives for results
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Adaptability


WHAT WE OFFER

At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
  • A fast-paced work environment where your safety is our priority
  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
  • Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives, and retirement plans
  • Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness, and occupational health programs
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and a history of being actively involved in local communities


Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: http://www.abbottbenefits.com/pages/candidate.aspx

Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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