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Lab Tech I - Entry Level

Company: Cordant Health Solutions
Location: Flagstaff
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Make a Difference Every DayHelp Achieve Remarkable Outcomes in Addiction Treatment and Change LivesJoin a Growing Company with Opportunity for Career AdvancementThrough an innovative toxicology and pharmacy program, we remove barriers to treatment and deliver life-saving services and medications to patients in a stigma-free environment. Join a company that is driven by a higher purposeto make a difference in the lives of those they serve, especially those affected by addiction. We are Cordant Health Solutions, and we are made up of motivated and compassionate team members who provide innovative tools and services through our unique pharmacy and drug testing programs to provide accurate, actionable results that help patients achieve success and optimize quality of life. A leader in quality standards, Cordant provides solutions for payers, clinicians and organizations involved with substance use disorder and criminal justice cases. Cordant is one of the only healthcare companies that offers monitoring and risk assessment tools through its innovative drug testing options and full-service, high-touch pharmacies, which specialize in the management and dispensing of addiction treatment medications. In combination with our pharmacies, Cordant's testing protocols and digital case-management tools help clients become more efficient and effective in using drug testing programs to monitor patient adherence, reduce risk, and improve patient outcomes. We are all part of the solution.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.The schedule for this position is Monday-Thursday 530am- 5:00pm or Tuesday-Friday 11:00am-10:30pm with some overtime possible based on lab volume. Schedule may change depending on volume. The Lab Tech I role is an entry-level position with a starting pay rate of $16.50 per hour. This position also participates in Cordants pay-for-performance program. Employees are eligible for additional variable compensation of up to +$6/hr on top of the starting pay rate for meeting hourly production goals.Essential Functions:

  • Performs routine operations including the 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 samples, 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 processesEducation and Experience:
    • HS diploma or GED is required
    • Additional related experience or formal education is a plus
    • Prior healthcare experience is helpful, but not requiredKnowledge, 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 requiredAbout 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. We are committed to providing an environment that offers a fun, positive work environment, career-building opportunities, and a positive work/life balance. Cordant supports its team members by providing a benefits package to eligible staff 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 DisabilityCordant 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, religion, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, arrest or conviction record, predisposing genetic characteristics, or military status in hiring, tenure, training, terms, and conditions or privileges of employment.Requisition ID: 2022-1123 External Company Name: Cordant Health Solutions External Company URL: cordantsolutions.com Company Intro: Make a Difference Every DayHelp Achieve Remarkable Outcomes in Addiction Treatment and Change LivesJoin a Growing Company with Opportunity for Career AdvancementThrough an innovative toxicology and pharmacy program, we remove barriers to treatment and deliver life-saving services and medications to patients in a stigma-free environment. Join a company that is driven by a higher purposeto make a difference in the lives of those they serve, especially those affected by addiction. We are Cordant Health Solutions, and we are made up of motivated and compassionate team members who provide innovative tools and services through our unique pharmacy and drug testing programs to provide accurate, actionable results that help patients achieve success and optimize quality of life.A leader in quality standards, Cordant provides solutions for payers, clinicians and organizations involved with substance use disorder and criminal justice cases. Cordant is one of the only healthcare companies that offers monitoring and risk assessment tools through its innovative drug testing options and full-service, high-touch pharmacies, which specialize in the management and dispensing of addiction treatment medications. In combination with our pharmacies, Cordant's testing protocols and digital case-management tools help clients become more efficient and effective in using drug testing programs to monitor patient adherence, reduce risk, and improve patient outcomes. We are all part of the solution.Benefits: 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. We are committed to providing an environment that offers a fun, positive work environment, career-building opportunities, and a positive work/life balance. Cordant supports its team members by providing a benefits package to eligible staff 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 DisabilityCordant 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, religion, ancestry, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, familial status, domestic violence victim status, arrest or conviction record, predisposing genetic characteristics, or military status in hiring, tenure, training, terms, and conditions or privileges of employment.

Keywords: Cordant Health Solutions, Flagstaff , Lab Tech I - Entry Level, Healthcare , Flagstaff, Arizona

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