Medical Laboratory Technician - Medical Lab Technician
Company: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc
Posted on: January 22, 2023
Medical Laboratory TechnicianAs a Medical Laboratory Technician
at IDEXX you will be a key contributor at one of the largest
veterinary diagnostic companies in the world by performing
laboratory testing that helps veterinarians diagnose and treat
pets. You will join a fast-paced work environment that encourages
teamwork, quality, and offers opportunities for personal
This is a full-time role with a starting pay of $25.23 (including
IDEXX Reference laboratories is a global network united by a shared
commitment to enhancing pet care where the true strength in our
name is the people behind it. Our reference laboratories make it
possible for our customers to discover more with our unrelenting
commitment to innovation, personalized support, guidance, and
expertise while providing the most complete and advanced menu of
diagnostic tests along with technology and tools.
In this Role:
* You will be using automated analyzers, microscopes and other
laboratory diagnostic tools to perform analyses and tests that
diagnose animal illnesses, injuries and diseases in support of
veterinarian animal treatment.
* You will be performing diagnostic tests on blood, urine, fecal or
pet biopsy samples that we receive in our lab by the thousands,
* You will be responsible for setting up and running lab tests and
reading and releasing results according to SOPs (Standard Operating
* You can expect to work in one or more of the following areas:
* Hematology: Testing cell-related components of blood samples to
enumerate and identify their cellular components, including the
microscopic evaluation of blood smears and the use of automated and
manual counting techniques.
* Chemistry/Endocrinology: Testing blood and body fluids for
various analytes, utilizing automated instrumentation.
* Urinalysis: Analysis and evaluation of chemical and microscopic
components of urine samples, using automated instrumentation and
What You Will Need to Succeed:
* Certification/licensing is not required to work in our lab, but
if you are a Veterinary Technician or Medical Laboratory
Technician, this experience and education would be a plus.
* Ideally, you will have experience working in a laboratory.
Experience setting up, running and reading lab test and operating
laboratory equipment (microscopes and/or clinical diagnostic
analyzers) would be a plus.
* You have a positive attitude and love to bring that energy into
the lab every day to support your colleagues
* You are looking forward to working with a team, with a great
sense of team spirit and responsibility
* You concentrate on the details and can work reliably and
* You possess a High School diploma or equivalent combination of
education and experience is required. A degree in a Science-related
field is preferred.
* Able to meet the physical requirements that go with working in a
lab - standing and sitting for extended periods of time, phone &
computer use, extended reach, lifting up to 50lb, and specific
vision ability - close, color, depth perception, and ability to
* This is a laboratory, so there is potential exposure to
biohazards, agents known to cause zoonotic diseases, and hazardous
* This is a full time (40 hr/wk), position with hours
11:45pm-8:15am M-F, and every other Saturday 10:45pm -7:15am.
Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of the
Want to hear what it's like to be a lab tech our labs from our lab
employees? Check out these videos!
Why Taylor Gardner, Med Lab Tech, Chose IDEXX:
Why Tim McElroy, Med Lab Tech in Parasitology, Chose IDEXX
Why Stephanie McAdam, Med Lab Tech, Chose IDEXX:
We're proud of the work we do, because our work matters. An
innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose
and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their
companion animals healthy and happy, to ensure safe drinking water
for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry
from diseases. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global
workforce of over 10,000 talented people.
So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our
employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces
challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you
will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and
benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives
Let's pursue what matters together.
IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly
encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with
disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents,
and veterans to apply.
IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be
discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national
origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status,
veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category
prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.
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