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Technologist Trainee / BS Science, LC-MS -Saint Paul, MN - (9mo Contract, Wed-Sat, 3rd Shift)

  • Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #3399

Do you have a BS in Chemistry, Biology, Clinical Lab Science or Medical Technology and are looking to join a Global Life Science Leader? This Clinical Medical Monitoring LC-MS Technologist Trainee role could be the perfect start to your career path!

We're looking for a passionate entry-level Technologist Trainee to join the largest health care diagnostic company in the world as an important part of the 3rd shift team. This role is a 9 month contract and provides exceptional experience with a well-known and admired company! The position is onsite in the Saint Paul Medtox Laboratory and is Wednesday – Saturday from 9pm – 7:30am.

What You'll Do:

The ToxAssure Laboratory Team is is seeking a science professional that is looking to use their science degree / background and receive on the job training working in a fast-paced environment performing LC-MS high complexity testing on patient samples. This Bench uses over 30 LC-MS/MS methods.

The Technologist Trainee conducts qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses within a SAMHSA-certified drug testing lab and CAP and CLIA-certified clinical laboratory that includes:

  • Work with LC-MS/MS instrumentation utilizing cloud-based processing platform, Ascent.
  • Receive extracted specimens for testing; evaluate batches and test orders; determine priority of work for these batches in order to maintain acceptable turnaround time
  • This position requires large amounts of daily electronic data analysis, done on computer stations outside of the laboratory
  • Recognize unacceptable and unusual specimen(s) within a batch or within a set of Hamilton Deck Mates (4 batches) and handle appropriately
  • Adhere to SOP while performing data analysis on patient and proficiency samples as well as calibration, quality control and blank samples
  • Evaluate raw and final data for accuracy; recognize and correct errors and unusual results; interpret results to produce a final report
  • Follow quality control rules; monitor controls / calibration for error detection within batch along with trends within QC sets of an assay and take appropriate corrective action as needed
  • Maintain, calibrate and clean instrumentation / work area; perform scheduled/routine maintenance and critical function checks; recognize significant changes in instrument function; troubleshoot as indicated
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation for all laboratory tests and equipment including, but not limited to, instrument logs, maintenance logs, disinfection logs and assay SOPs
  • Follow a proactive approach to assay performance and instrument performance to prevent downtime and delay of reporting results to clients and patients
  • Evaluate, use and/or prepare laboratory reagents, standards and quality controls according to established department standard operating procedures and established timeframes
  • Use Good Documentation Practiced (GDP) in all documentation
  • Deliver accurate high quality patient care while maintaining efficiency

What You'll Bring:

  • BS in Chemistry, biology, clinical laboratory, medical technology or related discipline.
  • A willingness to learn and 0-2 years of experience.
    • Prior experience not required at Technologist Trainee level.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet established turnaround times.
  • Basic knowledge of the chemical composition, structure and properties of substances and of the chemical processes and transformations they undergo.
  • Beginning ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results.
  • Effective project management and time management skills.
  • Written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills.


Take the next big step in your career and Apply Now!
Questions? Contact Andie Veach directly at

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