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IDEXX Laboratories, Inc Temporary Laboratory Assistant in Westminster, Colorado

As aLaboratory Assistantat IDEXX, you will be assisting with some of themany tasks vital to the running of our network of Reference Labs. We receivethousands of clinical samples (blood, urine, fecal samples) every dayfrom Veterinary Clinics, and we run tests on those samples to helpveterinarians identify what might be wrong with someone's pet. In thisrole, you will be helping to sort, tag, and prepare veterinary samplesfor testing. Every sample you help to move along quickly and accurately in theprocess means we are one step closer to finding out how or why they might besick. Thanks to you, someone's very beloved pet will get the treatmentplan they need - how great is that?IDEXX reference laboratories is a global network united by a shared commitmentto enhancing pet care where the true strength in our name is the people behindit. Our reference laboratories make it possible for our customers to discovermore with our unrelenting commitment to innovation, personalized support,guidance, and expertise, while providing the most complete and advancedmenu of diagnostic tests along with technology and tools.This is a temporary position on our overnight shift. Looking for a candidatewho can work through 12/31/20. Hours will be 10pm-6:30am Monday throughFriday with a weekend rotation. The position will be working in ourParasitology (fecal diagnostics department).In this role, responsibilities will vary:You might be unbagging, sorting, tagging, or moving clinical samplesaround the laboratory.You may be restocking supplies, such as chemicals or slide trays.You could be helping to load analyzers with slides of samples.You might be assisting with inventory counts.You could assist with one part of the diagnostic process in a department(swirling samples in Parasitology or creating analyzer slides in Hematology).You will be asked to help in out many ways - and your help is needed!What You Will Need to Succeed:You are reliable - attendance is an essential function of the position.You can read and interpret documents such as safety rules, standardoperating procedures (SOPs), material safety data sheets (MSDSs),operating and maintenance instructions, government rules, and technicalproceduYou must have a demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task.You possess strong initiative and follow through with outstanding attention todetail.You are able to work independently and as a team contributor.You have demonstrated a high level of customer service.Able to meet the physical requirements that go with working in a lab -standing and sitting for extended periods of time, use of hands,fingers, and arms to handle tools and controls, occasional need toclimb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, lift up to 25lb,and specific vision ability - close, color, depth perception, andability to adThis is a laboratory, so there is potential exposure to biohazards, agentsknown to cause zoonotic diseases, and hazardous chemicals.We're proud of the work we do, because our work matters. An innovationleader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and GuidingPrinciples to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthyand happy, to ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmersprotect livestock and poultry from disease. We have customers in over 175countries and a global workforce of over 9,000 talented people.So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of ouremployees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challengesand encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported bycompetitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoyingpurposeful work that drives improvement.Let's pursue what matters together.EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/VeteranIDEXX is an EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled Veteran employer