Cordant Health Solutions™ is at the forefront of combating today’s opioid epidemic through its network of toxicology laboratories and pharmacies. Cordant is committed to providing cutting-edge solutions for payers, clinicians and agencies involved with addiction, criminal justice and pain management.  Cordant is one of the only toxicology laboratories that includes a full-service, high-touch pharmacy that specializes in complex management and dispensing of controlled substances. As a reliable partner, Cordant provides testing protocols, treatment recommendations and considerations and digital case-management tools to help its customers become more efficient and effective. Cordant strives to change the way its clients use toxicology results and assists its clients in navigating the ever-changing industries in which they operate.  Laboratories and/or pharmacies are located in Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, and Washington.

We are looking for a talented AutoChem Technologist to join our Tacoma, WA laboratory. The AutoChem Tech is responsible for initial screening tests at Cordant.  Testing may be performed on automated chemistry analyzers for immunoassay screening.  Sample validity testing is also performed by the Auto Chemistry Technologist.

The schedule for this position will be Tuesday-Saturday from 2p-10:30p.

Essential Duties
  • Reviewing and Releasing Screening Results
  • Performing Sample Validity Testing
  • Preparing Standards, Controls, and Reagents
  • Performing Instrument Maintenance
  • Validation of Controls and Reagents
  • Collection and Documentation of Department Metrics
  • Validations of Instruments and Methods
  • Training new Automated Chemistry Technologists

  • This position requires a registered ASCP, MT, MLT or eligible or BS degree in a related science field.
  • Have at least 60 documented credit hours from an accredited institution that must include:
    • at least 6 credit hours of biology
    • at least 6 credit hours of chemistry
    • at least an additional 12 credit hours of biology, chemistry or medical laboratory courses
    • 3 months laboratory training
  • Some laboratory experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Knowledge of Automated Chemistry system preferred (Advia 2400 or Olympus 640, 2700, or 5400)
  • Knowledge of pH meter operation preferred
  • Knowledge of Refractometer operation preferred
  • Use of Microsoft Office in particular Word and Excel
  • Attention to detail

About Cordant Health Solutions:
Working at Cordant Health Solutions means constantly being challenged to learn and grow in a fast-paced, dynamic, vibrant environment. Our team members are the key to our success and we are committed to providing an environment that not only offers a fun, positive work environment but also career building opportunities and a positive work/life balance. Cordant Health Solutions supports its employees by offering a benefits package to eligible employees that includes:

  •         Medical / Dental / Vision
  •         Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  •         Paid time off (PTO) /  paid Holidays
  •         401(k) with Company match
  •         Company paid basic life insurance
  •         Company paid long term disability
  •         Short term disability

Cordant Health Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled) that believes diversity leads to a stronger organization.  

Department: Laboratory Services (Facility)
This is a full time position

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