Tech, Forensic Processing

The Journey Begins with you.

There’s quite a distance between wondering and knowing. And for patients waiting for answers to important health questions, it’s a road they want to travel as quickly as possible.

At Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, we understand urgency. But more than speed, we focus our energies on accuracy. Currently, we seek a Tech, Forensic Processing I in West Hills, CA.

Schedule:  Tuesday – Saturday, 8:30am – 5pm, Day Shift

*Salary dependent upon experience

REQ. # 3776724


Basic Purpose:
To describe the responsibilities of the forensic processor within the Forensic Drug Testing Laboratory. This position reports to the Supervisor, Forensic Processing and is responsible for the routine daily sample processing of the Forensic Toxicology Processing Department. This individual is accountable for all specimen receipt, sorting, data entry and work within the forensic processing department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Has a preliminary but functional understanding of the QTN Lab Information System
2. Sort specimens by source (hair, oral fluid, urine, etc) and work list
3. Completes Maxilog Data Entry
4. Understands and adheres to strict forensic practices
5. Capable of processing urine specimens for regulated and non-regulated testing independently
6. Adheres to company policies and procedures
7. Proficient with scanning/imaging all custody and control forms
8. Capable of discarding negative specimens
9. Performs flexilog on routine urine specimens at 70 CCF’s per hour
10. Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Supervision Exercised:

Education Preferred:  High School diploma or equivalent

Work Experience: Prior laboratory experience preferred

Physical and Mental:
• Able to sit or stand for long periods
• Work in a laboratory environment and adhere to safety requirements
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
• Practical knowledge of computer systems.
• Commitment to Customer Satisfaction

How To Apply

Please Log In or Register to Upload a Resume and complete the online Application. Because of the large number of applicants to job openings, Quest Diagnostics will only contact candidates to be interviewed

Closing Statement

Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality diagnostic information services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: “Empowering Better Health with Diagnostic Insights.”

[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.]

Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women / Minorities / Veterans / Disabled / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity.


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