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Lab Technologist (Part Time)

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Location Pittsburgh, PennsylvaniaUS Job ID JR-026035

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere.

Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally.

If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

Job Purpose:

Performs clinical laboratory tests, procedures and analysis to provide data for diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease in newborns.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares specimens for analysis and organizes tests to be performed.
  • Prepares and properly labels reagents required for laboratory testing
  • Conducts analysis of dried blood spots or body fluid to determine presence of normal and abnormal components.
  • Reviews test results, maintains legible work records, and enters findings into the laboratory information systems.
  • Performs routine preventative maintenance on instruments and equipments according to established schedule and procedure
  • Verifies proper instrument function by checking and calibrating lab instruments and documents data.
  • Records on instrument log any repairs, replacement and maintenance performed on laboratory instruments.
  • Abides by laboratory safety policies and procedures.
  • The list of duties and responsibilities is not exhaustive and may be substituted as necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a physical science such as chemistry, biology, molecular biology or medical technology.
  • 0-1 year clinical laboratory experience

Working Conditions: describe office, loading dock, lab environment, include shifts and any travel:

  • Clinical and research lab environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear protective lab gear including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear.
  • Employee may be requested to work shifts other than daylight depending on the needs of the laboratory. Weekend rotation may be required.
  • Travel is not required.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use a keyboard, type, and occasionally stand and move to other parts of the lab.  Must have manual dexterity to use lab equipment.  Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

Direct Reports: indicate None or list the job titles that report into this role:

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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