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Analytical Chemist

Company: averhealth
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Averhealth has an opportunity to add an Analytical Chemist for our St. Louis Laboratory. In this role, you are responsible for preparing specimens for routine drug testing following the laboratory's Standard Operating Procedures. You will also interface with our Analytical instruments (LC/MS/MS + GC/MS) and need to have the ability to work safely with instruments/equipment, chemicals, and biological samples.

We are looking for candidates with experience but also those that need experience--- looking to learn and grow!
PAY: $19/HR + Full-Time Benefits, Company Paid Training Program, Uniform Allowance (post-training) + Attendance Bonus + Referral Bonus Eligibility
FULL-TIME: (35-45 hours/week)
NIGHT SHIFTS AVAILABLE: MONDAY - FRIDAY, 8 PM - 4:30 AM
LOCATION: IN-LAB, St. Louis, MO

Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Locate specific patient samples and perform confirmation assays according to the toxicology testing method requested.
Communicate and interact with other departments to solve issues impeding confirmation test on patient samples
Interface with analytical instruments including LC-MS, GC-MS and Tecan Liquid Handler.
Review data generated by LC-MS and GC-MS instrumentation before sending to data certifiers.
Assist with training new staff on sample preparation, LC-MS/GC-MS operation, and data review.
Lab maintenance: including, but not limited to, cleaning glassware, restocking/refilling pipette tips, glass vials, centrifuge tubes, etc.
Reagent preparation
Adhere to all security procedures for ensuring the confidentiality of donor information
Adhere to all established guidelines outlined in Averhealth Employee Guidebook
Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Skills
Extremely organized
Efficiently manages time
Ability to multitask
Ability to perform well under pressure in fast-paced environment
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both written and verbally
Not afraid to problem solve
Independently motivated but works well with a team.

Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Science or equivalent relevant field REQUIRED
1-3+ years of experience operating and reviewing data for an LC-MS/MS instrument + ABSciex experience preferred.
1-3+ years' experience in a biological laboratory environment.
Experience with LC/MS/MS and/or GC/MS is an added advantage.

Compensation And Benefits
$19/HR
Attendance Bonus Eligibility (earn $$ for being on time!)
PTO options
Medical with HSA options, Dental, Vision
401k match
Company-paid training
Uniform Allowance
Referral Bonus Eligibility

If this job isn't for you, but perhaps a friend would be a perfect fit-please send them this link!

Averhealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of any kind: Averhealth is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Averhealth are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Averhealth will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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