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Certifying Scientist



Full Time

On Site


Santa Rosa, California, United States

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 113,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

The key to successful treatment and full recovery is often fast, accurate diagnosis. Abbott’s life-changing tests and diagnostic tools provide insights that enable smarter, faster decisions and transform the way the world is managing health.

Our pioneering technology spans the world of healthcare operations — with medical diagnostic instruments, tests, automation and informatics solutions for hospitals, reference labs, blood centers, emergency departments, physician offices and clinics.

The position of Certifying Scientist is within our Toxicology Laboratories

located at Santa Rosa, CA. This is a swing shift position Monday - Friday from

2pm - 10.30pm. This role will be instrumental in providing quality and timely results to our clients.


  • Perform laboratory tests in accordance with laboratory standard procedures.

  • Review and certify forensic toxicology test results

  • Document calibration and quality control results for forensic test data.

  • Provide assistance, training and support for laboratory technicians.

  • Reorder lab supplies, reagents, or consumables as authorized.

  • Follow all new and revised lab procedures as directed by the Department Manager, General Supervisor, Technical Supervisor, or Lab Director.

  • Perform any and all other duties as may be requested by the Department Manager, General Supervisor, Technical Supervisor, or Lab Director.



  • A bachelor's degree in Chemistry, Toxicology, Medical Technology or, related chemical or biological sciences

  • 3-4 years’ experience within an analytical laboratory.


  • Experience reviewing mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS and/or GC/MS) data within a toxicology laboratory setting.

  • Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills.

  • Must possess excellent Computer skills.

  • Must possess strong work ethic with commitment to safety, compliance, and quality.


At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:

  • Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance

  • Financial security through competitive compensation 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 history of being actively involved in local communities

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