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 seeking a talented Confirmation Technologist to join our laboratory team in Huntington, NY. Under the supervision of the Laboratory Supervisor the Confirmation Technologist will be involved in technical, high complexity laboratory operations.  Duties include but are not limited to: specimen preparations or extraction, equipment operation, specimen loading, instrument maintenance/troubleshooting, and analytical review.
 
This is a full time, ongoing position with a schedule of Tuesday-Saturday 8p-4:30a. Schedule is subject to change. 

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in laboratory confirmatory analysis of biological fluids for pharmaceutical compounds and drugs of abuse
  • Operates and maintains various instrumentation including but not limited to: GC/MS and LC/MS/MS
  • Assist in instrument calibration, QC review, and initial analytical review
  • Troubleshoots instrumentation and assay issues
  • Prepare reagents and buffers as needed
  • Assists with maintaining an adequate inventory of laboratory supplies
  • Prepare samples for gas chromatography/mass spectrometry (GC/MS) and liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS-MS) as necessary
  • Responsible for all record keeping associated with specimen preparation, including following chain of custody handling guidelines and storage requirements
  • Conducts safe work practices according to safety protocols, PPE requirements and decontamination procedures
  • Performs other tasks and duties that are commensurate with education, training, and abilities
  • Responsible to maintain all safe guards as it pertains to Protected health information (PHI)

Education and Experience:
  • Possess a bachelor’s degree in a science field
OR
  • 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
  • Related experience preferred, but not required
     
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Strong work ethic, punctual, reliable personal integrity and accountability
  • High motivation level and detail oriented
  • Personable and works well with team members
  • Strong communication skills
  • Understands and carries out instructions
  • Promotes teamwork with a positive attitude and professional courtesy

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 non-management position
This is a full time position

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