Medical laboratory Technologist - Cytology & Hematology
Company: IDEXX Laboratories, Inc
Posted on: October 18, 2020
As a Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) in the field of
Cytology primarily but could include work in Hematology as well. At
IDEXX, you will be a key contributor at one of the largest
veterinary diagnostic companies in the world. You will perform
laboratory testing that helps veterinarians diagnose and treat
pets. You will join a fast-paced work environment that encourages
teamwork, quality, and offers opportunities for personal growth.
This is a full-time role with competitive benefits and shift
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 laboratories make it
possible for our customers to discover more with our unrelenting
commitment to innovation, personalized support, guidance, and
expertise, while providing the most complete and advanced menu of
diagnostic tests along with technology and tools.
In this Role:
You will be using automated analyzers, microscopes and other
laboratory diagnostic tools to perform analyses and tests that
diagnose animal illnesses, injuries and diseases in support of
veterinarian animal treatment.
You will be performing diagnostic tests on blood, urine, fecal or
pet biopsy samples that we receive in our lab by the thousands,
You will be responsible for setting up and running lab tests and
reading and releasing results according to SOPs (Standard Operating
You can expect to specialize in Cytology:
- Processing blood and body fluids for microscopic examination by
pathologists. Includes slide preparation and staining, utilizing
manual and automated counting techniques.
You may also work in other lab benches including Hematology:
Testing cell-related components of blood samples to enumerate and
identify their cellular components, including the microscopic
evaluation of blood smears and the use of automated and manual
What You Will Need to Succeed:
Ideally, you will have 2-3 years experience working in a
laboratory. Experience setting up, running and reading lab test and
operating laboratory equipment (microscopes and/or clinical
diagnostic analyzers) would be a plus.
You have a positive attitude and love to bring that energy into the
lab every day to support your colleagues
You are looking forward to working in a team
You concentrate on the details and can work reliably and
You have a great sense of team spirit and responsibility
You possess a High School diploma or equivalent combination of
education and experience is required. A 2-, 3- or 4-year degree in
a Science-related field is preferred. Need local requirements
It is not required to work in our lab, but if you were a Veterinary
Technician (RVT, LVT, CVT) or Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT or
MT), this experience and education would be a plus.
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
This is a laboratory, so there is potential exposure to biohazards,
agents known to cause zoonotic diseases, and hazardous
This is a full time (40 hr/wk), third shift position with hours
Reliable and dependable attendance is an essential function of the
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, to ensure safe drinking water
for billions, and to help farmers protect livestock and poultry
from disease. 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
Let s pursue what matters together.
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