Lab Technician

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Location
Madison, Wisconsin
Industry
Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical (Healthcare Support Occupations)
Job Type
Full-Time
Working Hours
8:00 PM - 6:30 AM (Various Shifts Available)
Salary
US$ 15.00 - US$ 19.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_31244
Contact
Hennen, Grace, Spherion
Phone
608-274-6000
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Job Description

Spherion is working in partnership with Exact Sciences, located in Madison, is actively recruiting for multiple Lab Technicians for a DIRECT HIRE opportunity. If you are looking for a company who is passionate, innovative and collaborative, look no further! With a fantastic benefits package like 15 days PTO, a supportive and positive work environment, and a place to grow your talents, this position is too good to miss! Exact Sciences is a molecular diagnostic company with a focus on the eradication of colorectal cancer. They are committed to helping win the war on cancer through early detection.

Responsibilities:
- Reports to work on time, and follows attendance guidelines.
- Conducts all assigned job duties in a timely and productive manner.
- Follows proper specimen identification procedures in the execution of all job duties.
- Performs all job duties according to laboratory policies and procedures.
- Handles and disposes of all specimen following universal precautions and applicable safety policies.
- Accessions and processes laboratory specimen with emphasis on accuracy, timeliness, completeness and compliance.
- Helps to manage specimen storage and retention according to laboratory policies and procedures
- Responsible for the timely removal of processing waste from the Exact Sciences Clinical laboratory to applicable disposal locations.
- Responsible for supply inventory and supply stocking. Performs basic maintenance of laboratory equipment
- Ability to perform all essential responsibilities of the Specimen Processing Associate position and perform them as directed.
- Meets standards for production and accuracy within 6 months of in shift date.
- Other Duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
- Must be 18 years of age or older and legally authorized to work in the United States.
- High School diploma or GED required.
- Previous experience in a laboratory setting required.
- Ability to accurately follow written and verbal instructions.
- Ability to type 35/wpm
- Demonstrated basic understanding of laboratory terminology and equipment.
- Ability to focus on detail and perform repetitive tasks.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff through both verbal and written communications.

Desired Qualifications:
- Disciplined and reliable; able to stay focused on a task and work independently; motivated to perform quality work; diligent about arriving to work on time and completing tasks that are assigned in a timely manner.
- Possess a positive attitude with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and build strong working relationships with peers at all levels of the organization.
- Ability to work in a team environment and adapt to changing workload and circumstances effectively; able to respond to new information quickly.
- Strong attention to detail and focus on quality output.

Physical Requirements:
- Ability to lift and move 20-40 pounds on an occasional basis (up to 25% of time).
- Ability to stand, walk, bend and reach on a frequent basis (up to 50% of time).
- Ability to grasp with both hands; pinch with thumb and forefinger; turn with hand/arm; reach above shoulder height.
- Position requires work in normal laboratory environment. Personal protective equipment is required while working in the laboratory.



Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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