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Provides customer service to those who submit samples to the Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Services (ViTALS) at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH). Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs); performs procedures to prepare, expedite and facilitate laboratory analysis of specimens, routing those specimens to the correct in-house or external laboratory. Performs laboratory activities as assigned including courier, general lab cleaning, but no laboratory analysis is performed by this position. Must report to work during inclement weather closings.
Bachelor of Science in related field. Working knowledge of veterinary medical laboratory practices and procedures; must possess keyboarding and basic computer skills; ability to write an SOP, ability to work well with others; good organizational skills; ability to learn new procedures and be adaptable; excellent communication/customer service skills and phone etiquette. Must have an acceptable and safe driving record, valid driver’s license.
MT/CLS (ASCP), LVT
Employee Category: Staff (Salary)
Appointment Type: Restricted
Percent Employment: Full-time
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