COMPLETE JOB DISCRIPTION FOLLOWS:

 

Job Title: Part-Time Female Assistant Urinalysis Laboratory Technician Department: Drug Court

Reports to: Drug Court Lab Manager FLSA Status: Included

Prepared by: Ron Frink

Date prepared: October 15, 2010 Approved by: Holly Elomina

Date approved: October 15, 2010

 

   SUMMARY:

Responsible for testing, analyzing and recording test results for illegal drug use; responsible for knowing the lab equipment and maintaining its upkeep and supplies.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

 

Testing and Laboratory Responsibilities

 

Set up, adjust and operate laboratory equipment and instruments (microscope, centrifuge, agitator, viscosimeter, chemical balance scales, spectrophotometer, gas chromatograph, colorimeter and other equipment.

 

Have knowledge of chemicals and solutions and establish correct formulas.

 

Implement testing protocol, policies and procedures as directed by supervisor and regulatory requirements.

 

Observe and collect direct urine samples, random and scheduled at lab and field testing sites.

 

Analyze, interpret and provide test results to Drug Court staff, and other agencies to which we provide urine testing services.

 

Adhere strictly to chain of custody procedures in handling collections, samples, and information.

 

Candidate must adhere strictly to confidentiality requirements and to adhere to established standards of hygiene and universal infection control procedures in handling all samples and supplies.

 

Administrative Responsibilities

 

Successful candidate will be responsible to:

● Record test results on standardized, accepted forms.

● Write test reports describing procedures used and test results on demand.

● Prepare graphs and charts on demand.


● Maintain and manage the Management Information System database as it relates to storing testing information.

● All court-related documents and information must be accurate.

● Participate in the management and budget development of the lab.

● Maintain certification as a Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Associated (DATIA) Certified Professional Collections Trainer for Department of Transportation protocol.

 

Performance of all other duties articulated by the Lab Manager and/or Criminal Court Services Coordinator.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

One-year certificate from college or technical school, or three to six months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies and members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume. Ability to apply basic concepts of algebra and geometry.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract concrete variables.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

One year technical school – medical associate certificate HIV/STD 101 and 501 classes yearly

  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 lbs., frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move up to 50 lbs.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.