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Microbiology Lab Tech at Careerbuilder in Louisville, Illinois

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Job Description:

Microbiology Medical Laboratory Technician

Calling all laboratory scientists and technicians! Are you burnt out with hospital environment operations? Are you looking for an exciting career in a full-service microbiology laboratory? Are you interested in working in a veterinary space? If so, please read on!
As a Microbiology Lab Technician, your primary responsibility will be processing, analyzing and reporting results for veterinary microbiology patient samples at our diagnostic laboratory in Louisville, KY. This includes organism identifications, susceptibility testing and common set up practices.

Responsibilities and Duties

(include, but not limited to)
• Plate reading and interpretation of biochemical tests
• Receive specimens, process for microbiological set ups, perform testing and result reporting.
• Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and makes minor repairs when needed.
• Receive specimens and assist with specimen handling; incoming packages and track specimens from UPS

Knowledge, Qualifications & Compensation

• An MT/MLT or Microbiology degree is desired.
• 2+ years of experience in clinical microbiology labs (preferred but not necessary).
• Team oriented, friendly and loves a challenge.
• Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills required.
• Robust organizational and time management skills.
• Experience in the veterinary field is preferred. Other experience IS considered as applicable. We provide training for those new to the veterinary field.
• Competitive compensation package, including base wages and bonus.

About Zoetis Reference Labs Veterinary Diagnostics

Zoetis Reference Labs is a new, innovative and well-funded, full-service veterinary clinical diagnostic laboratory. We are focused on revolutionizing the reference laboratory space for companion animals. We are a team of friendly, motivated and highly collaborative business and veterinary professionals looking for a top tier laboratory bench-top, microbiologist to join our growing crew.
Competitive & Flexible compensation and benefits package.
Job Type: Full-time

Full time



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