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Male Urinalysis Technician - Posting #18-004 in Vancouver, WA at Lifeline Connections

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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Job Description

Agency Background: 

Lifeline Connections is recognized as a leading behavioral health treatment provider in Southwest Washington, offering detoxification and rehabilitation for those suffering from the disease of alcoholism and drug addiction. Lifeline patients receive an unprecedented level of care by highly skilled professionals who know how to help people find long-term recovery. Lifeline's goal is to meet a chronic and desperate need for addiction treatment services. Lifeline has a vision of creating the best addiction treatment and rehabilitation possible in a way that is affordable to the greatest number of people. Over the past fifty years the executive management team and board of directors of Lifeline have remained committed to our passion and vision. 

Male Urinalysis Technician – Posting #18-004

Major Duties:

The Urinalysis Technician is responsible for various duties related to collection, processing, reporting, and recording of urinalysis samples submitted on or off site.  The work involves the collection of urine samples per the agencies policies and procedures and recording of data during the collection process.  In fulfilling these duties, the incumbent performs the following duties independently:

  • Produce accurate labels for clients preparing to submit a urine sample.
  • Instruct clients in the agency procedures for submission of urine samples and insure that these procedures are followed.
  • Monitor and observe client submission of the urine sample.
  • Insure maintenance of chain-of-custody of the urine sample including documentation by the client of all identifying information on the sample.
  • Administer and record breathalyzer procedures & results when appropriate.
  • Inform client of additional responsibilities, i.e. case management contacts, positive BA procedures, and/or prescription verification requirements.
  • Inform client's case manager or the program supervisor of any unusual occurrences including but not limited to, positive BA, adulterated urine, and/or disturbances of any type.
  • Prepare samples for delivery to the laboratory's courier.
  • Insure all required samples for urine collection are maintained at sufficient levels.
  • Insure universal precautions for handling of urine samples are adhered to.
  • Other responsibilities as directed.

 

Job Requirements

Requirements and Skills Required by the Position:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with issues specific to addiction and recovery.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Salary: DOE

Application Process: 
Submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources. We will only accept resumes with a cover letter specifying the position title and posting number of the position you are applying for. For more information on this and other positions, please visit our website at www.lifelineconnections.org 

The Benefits:

Lifeline Connections is striving to be your employer of choice by offering our regular/full time employees a generous benefits package. The plan covers over 75% of medical, dental, and vision costs for the employee and all dependents. We also have employer paid Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance and a 401(K) plan that matches dollar for dollar up to 3%. On top of all that, our employees receive 4 weeks paid time off during their first year of employment (accrual rates increase with years of service) and 11 paid holidays per year! 

Send us your resume and let's talk about you joining our team!