By working as a Laboratory Data Entry Tech at IDEXX , you'll be r ecording information about the specimens we receive every day from Veterinary Clinics for testing ; Labeling and numbering slides, and specimens. Entering specimen data into our tracking system. Matching test slips with the incoming specimens and verifying accuracy of information. The samples that we work with are blood, urine, fecal samples, and biopsies. Every sample you help to move along means we are one step closer to finding out how or why someone's pet might be sick. Thanks to you, someone's very beloved companion will get the treatment plan they need – how great is that?
This is a full-time role with a starting pay of $21.70 (including shift differential) and competitive day-1 benefits .
We are offering a $500.00 sign-on bonus for the successful external hire!
IDEXX Reference laboratories is a global network united by a shared commitment to enhancing pet care, where the true strength in our name is the people behind it. Our reference labs make it possible for our customers to know more because of our unrelenting commitment to innovation, personalized support, guidance, and expertise while providing the most complete and advanced menu of diagnostic tests, technology, and tools.
In This Role:
You will receive, prepare, and accession veterinary samples (blood, urine, feces, and biopsies) for laboratory analysis and testing.
You can expect to remove specimens from transport bags and enter specimen data into a computer tracking system.
You will rack and bundle prepared samples for delivery to each testing department.
You will assist other lab personnel with specimen storage and ensure that Turn Around Times (TATs) are met.
From day one, you'll have full autonomy in your work, but you'll also get full support when you need it.
You will play a critical role as part of a successful team that is proud of the work they do and motivated by the common purpose in helping veterinarians quickly diagnose illness and disease in pets and animals .
What You Need to Succeed
You are able to work nights and a weekend rotation.
You have a positive attitude and love to bring this energy into the lab every day to support your colleagues.
You are someone who thrives in a fast-paced, high-volume work environment.
You value working at the highest levels of accuracy, safety, and quality.
You are able to read, understand and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's), including safety and quality procedures.
You have a familiarity and comfort with using computers for data entry.
You are able to prioritize, multi-task, demonstrate excellent attention to detail on the job, and can work reliably and precisely
Your customer service skills are top-notch.
Able to meet the physical requirements that go with working in a lab – standing and sitting for extended periods of time, phone & computer use, extended reach, lifting up to 50lb, and specific vision ability – close, color, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. This is a laboratory, so there is potential exposure to biohazards, agents known to cause zoonotic diseases, and hazardous chemicals.
The hours for this position are Monday through Friday, with hours similar to 11:00 pm-7:30 am with rotating Saturdays.
Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of this position.
Why should you consider working a night shift? If you imagine 3rd shift as sitting around trying to stay awake, that is not what you can expect at IDEXX. Our night (3rd) shift is the busiest time in the lab because that is when most samples are received and processed so veterinarians have the results when they get to their offices in the morning.
Some benefits of 3rd shift are; work-life balance, flexibility with school schedules, easier commute/less traffic, and at IDEXX – working with a strong, collaborative team, higher shift differential ($), and a pace that will make the night fly by.
We’re proud of the work we do, because our work matters. An innovation leader in every industry we serve, we follow our Purpose and Guiding Principles to help pet owners worldwide keep their companion animals healthy and happy, ensure safe drinking water for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry from diseases. We have customers in over 175 countries and a global workforce of over 9,000 talented people.
So, what does that mean for you? We enrich the livelihoods of our employees with a positive and respectful work culture that embraces challenges and encourages learning and discovery. At IDEXX, you will be supported by competitive compensation, incentives, and benefits while enjoying purposeful work that drives improvement.
Let’s pursue what matters together.
IDEXX values a diverse workforce and workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. IDEXX is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition, or any protected category prohibited by local, state, or federal laws.