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Quest Diagnostics

Certifying Scientist (req97103)

Healthcare

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States

Job Description

Scientist,
Certifying Negative - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Basic
Purpose:

As
a Negative Certifying Scientist working within the Forensic Toxicology Drug
Testing Laboratory, the incumbent will use their on-the-job training to review
and release negative drug testing results. Required to work
independent of immediate supervision and assume the initiative for prompt and
accurate certification with appropriate documentation to ensure accuracy,
completeness and forensic and scientific defensibility of drug testing
results.

Education:

Bachelor’s
degree with a major in Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science, or Medical
Technology. Alternative major –bachelor’s degree in other major with a
minimum of sixteen (16) semester hours in Chemistry, which include at least six
semester hours in inorganic chemistry and are acceptable towards a major in chemistry,
sixteen (16) semester hours in Biology which are pertinent to the medical
sciences and three (3) semester hours of Mathematics to meet New York State
(NYS) requirements. Note, any alternative major must have college transcripts
reviewed and approved prior to employment offer by QA department to ensure
science education meets regulatory requirements.

Experience:


Minimum one (1) year laboratory experience required. Two years preferred.
• Forensic toxicology laboratory experience preferred.
• Training and experience in reviewing and reporting test results, maintenance
of chain of custody, and understanding proper remedial action in response to
problems that may arise is preferred.
• General systems knowledge and data analysis

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Scientist,
Certifying Limited - $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Basic Purpose:

As
a Limited Certifying Scientist working within the Forensic Toxicology Drug
Testing Laboratory the incumbent is responsible for reviewing and releasing
negative, positive and rejected non-regulated drug testing results.
Required to work independent of immediate supervision and assume the initiative
for prompt and accurate certification with appropriate documentation to ensure
accuracy, completeness, and forensic and scientific defensibility of drug
testing results.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree with a major in Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science, or Medical Technology. Alternative major –bachelor’s degree in other major with a minimum of sixteen (16) semester hours in Chemistry, which include at least six semester hours in inorganic chemistry and are acceptable towards a major in chemistry, sixteen (16) semester hours in Biology which are pertinent to the medical sciences and three (3) semester hours of Mathematics to meet New York State (NYS) requirements. Note, any alternative major must have college transcripts reviewed and approved prior to employment offer by QA department to ensure science education meets regulatory requirements.

Experience:


Minimum of four (4) years laboratory experience
• Note: May require additional years of experience for applicable state
licensures and must be eligible for state board certification as applicable.
• Forensic Toxicology Laboratory experience preferred
• GC-MS and LC-MS experience strongly preferred
• Training and experience in reviewing and reporting test results, maintenance
of chain of custody, and understanding proper remedial action in response to
problems that may arise.
• General systems knowledge and data analysis

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Scientist,
Certifying Positive- $5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Basic Purpose:

As
a Positive Certifying Scientist working within the Forensic Toxicology Drug
Testing Laboratory, the incumbent is responsible for reviewing and releasing
all negative, non-negative, rejected regulated and non-regulated drug testing
results. Required to work independent of immediate supervision and assume the
initiative for prompt and accurate certification with appropriate documentation
to ensure accuracy, completeness, and forensic and scientific defensibility of
drug testing results.

Education:

Bachelor’s degree with a major in Biology, Chemistry, Physical Science, or Medical Technology. Alternative major –bachelor’s degree in other major with a minimum of sixteen (16) semester hours in Chemistry, which include at least six semester hours in inorganic chemistry and are acceptable towards a major in chemistry, sixteen (16) semester hours in Biology which are pertinent to the medical sciences and three (3) semester hours of Mathematics to meet New York State (NYS) requirements. Note, any alternative major must have college transcripts reviewed and approved prior to employment offer by QA department to ensure science education meets regulatory requirements.

Experience:


Minimum of six (6) years laboratory experience
• Forensic Toxicology Laboratory experience preferred
• Note: May require additional years of experience for applicable state
licensures and must be eligible for state board certification as applicable.
• GC-MS and LC-MS experience strongly preferred
• Training and experience in reviewing and reporting test results, maintenance
of chain of custody, and understanding proper remedial action in response to
problems that may arise.
• General systems knowledge and data analysis