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Lenexa, KS 66215
GENERAL STATEMENT OF RESPONSIBILITY: Perform duties related to ELISA screening, Sample Extraction, and/or Instrument Analyst with strict adherence to departmental procedures; work in compliance to departmental safety requirements consistent with good laboratory practices.
•Receive and separate samples; verify proper chain of custody, prioritize re-preps, determine prep dilutions, create batch worksheet and labels, extract samples for drugs of abuse.
•Monitor, maintain, clean, calibrate, and record needed documentation on equipment; manual single and multi-channel pipettors, balance, heat blocks, refrigerator, freezer, extraction manifolds, temperature monitoring system, glassware
•Operate, monitor, maintain, calibrate, troubleshoot, and record needed documentation on instrumentation; Tecan, GCMS, ICS, Headspace, microplate reader, microplate washer, DSX
•Proper material labeling, pipetting of controls and samples, derivitization of sample, transfer and enter sequences onto designated instruments for analysis, loading of sample extracts on to instruments
•Maintain and distribute supplies; preparing reagents, re-filling stock bottles, re-furbishing materials needed for extractions, keep work area neat and clean, following departmental clean up procedures in disposal of hazardous chemicals and extraction waste.
•Comply with safety regulations; proper use and handling of equipment and materials
•Read and follow laboratory SOP’s.
•Meet qualitative and quantitative production goals of the department
•Monitor pass-through, request samples as needed, prioritize and assign batches as needed
•Communicate with department members to ensure maximum production
•Notify QA/QC of low reagents, low controls, and target range discrepancies
•Notify management of needed supplies, assist with maintaining an inventory of consumables and receiving and stocking supplies.
•Monitor instrument run status, review calibration, quality control and patient samples in accordance to chromatography acceptance criteria. Troubleshoot non-compliant results.
•Assemble batch for review. Accurately enter patient results. Document all quality control values and submit data package to certification
•Ensure balanced loading of instruments to maximize production
•Maintain carrier gas stock; ensure adequate pressure and prevent instrument shutdown
•Actively monitor/search for priority SIDs/batches ensuring timely prep, workup, and release; prioritize work as needed
•Maintain and protect confidentiality of all CRL and client information
•Be able to comply with all applicable federal, state, and local safety and health regulations that would apply to this job.
Other duties as assigned.
•denotes essential job function