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 an enthusiastic Lab Tech to join our Flagstaff, AZ laboratory. Under direct supervision, the Lab Tech I will perform all operations within the specimen processing and data entry section of the lab, while meeting quality and production expectations. We are looking for candidates who learn quickly and are comfortable working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
 
This opening is for an entry-level specimen processing position; however, we strive to advance our employees' careers within Cordant by providing ongoing training across additional laboratory functions. Cross-training and promotions within other areas of the Laboratory may be possible as opportunities become available.

The schedule for this position is Monday and Wednesday - Friday 10am - 7:30pm, and Tuesdays 2pm - 10pm with some overtime possible based on the lab volume. 


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performs routine operations including opening of sample bags, creating accessions and batches, orders proper test(s), applies bar code stickers, and robotic aliquot after being signed off for the operations by the Team Lead
  • Scans Chain of Custody (CoC) forms, assuring proper orientation and reproducible documents
  • Determines if proper aliquot achieved; may be required to hand pour aliquots using bulb pipettes
  • Separates out samples that require additional attention, including wet samples, oral fluids, not enough sample, etc.
  • Keys in client and donor information noting any deficiencies after being signed off for the operation by the Team Lead
  • May perform additional duties including transportation of batches to extractions (remove), pulling samples from freezer storage for additional testing, movement of samples to other areas, including frozen final storage or destruction, and similar tasks while assuring proper chain of custody
  • Follows all laboratory policies and procedures; adheres to all health and safety standards
  • Participates with company strategies including 5s, Lean and the elimination of waste in our processes
 
Education and Experience:
  • HS diploma or GED is required
  • Additional related experience or formal education a plus
  • Prior healthcare experience is helpful, but not required
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Data entry skills via a keyboard (alpha and numeric) required
  • Strong eye-hand coordination.
  • Able to rapidly discern client mistakes and assign proper deficiency codes
  • Knowledge of lab operations is helpful, but not required
 
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 Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Volunteer Time Off (VTO)
  • 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 that believes diversity leads to a stronger organization. All qualified applicants will be afforded equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, military status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, arrest or conviction record, or predisposing genetic characteristics.
 

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

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