Forensic Scientist

The Analytical Chemist has primary responsibility for performing toxicology testing on bloods, urines and other specimens using instrumental and manual methods established by the laboratory.

Essential Functions:

  • Performing manual and automated testing on biological samples including urine, blood, vitreous fluid and other tissues.
  • Performing and recording results of appropriate quality controls for assays performed. Assuring that controls are within range before entering and releasing results.
  • Operation and maintenance of LC/MS/MS, GC/MS/MS, HPLC AND GC/MS, Hitachi 717 and other instrumentation in Forensic Toxicology.
  • Reporting by FAX or telephone STAT test results to client.
  • Following proper laboratory safety procedures.
  • Maintaining required electronic and hardcopy departmental records.
  • Performing other miscellaneous duties or special projects, as assigned.

Required Education/Experience:

  • Associates or Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Analytical Chemistry, Bio-chemistry or Forensic Science.

Necessary Skills:

  • Strong communications skills – written, verbal, and listening.
  • Strong organizational and complex problem solving skills.
  • Dependable with a strong work ethic, initiative, flexibility and innovative thinking.
  • Accuracy with exceptional attention to detail.

The Laboratory is open 24/7. This position includes shift work, weekends and holidays.

To apply, please send your resume to an ADL Human Resources Representative. Please note the position applying for in the subject of the email.