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Last Updated: 6/25/24

Job Description

As a Microbiology Laboratory Assistant, you will work with Microbiology Laboratory
Technicians, other Laboratory Assistants, and Supervisor. This position performs the pre-analytical processing of patient samples based on established laboratory procedures and frequently resolves processes not defined by standard practice. This position is based in Louisville Kentucky.

Responsibilities and Duties

Including but not limited to

  • Determine the acceptability of veterinary specimens for testing according to established criteria.
  • Receive and organize veterinary specimens.
  • Prepare specimens for analysis using aseptic techniques.
  • Computer data entry and retrieval.
  • Monitor, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot laboratory equipment.
  • Monitor, identify, and replenish testing bench supplies as necessary.
  • Maintain an organized and clean laboratory space.
  • Complete record logs and other administrative duties as requested.

Knowledge, Qualifications & Compensation

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Laboratory Experience in Microbiology (Bacteriology/Mycology) is preferred but not required.
  • Team Oriented
  • Robust organization and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills required.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Comprehensive compensation package (Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance/401K Match/Tuition Reimbursement/Student Loan Repayment Program/Base 160 hours PTO/Company Holidays [federal and floating]/Profit Sharing Bonus/etc.)

About Zoetis Reference Laboratory

Zoetis Reference Laboratory is a new, innovative, and well-funded, full-service veterinary clinical diagnostics laboratory. We are focused on revolutionizing the reference laboratory space for companion, livestock, and exotic animals. We are a team of friendly, motivated, and highly collaborative business and veterinary professionals looking for a top tier laboratory assistant to join our team.

Job Type


Full time



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Company Details

Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Zoetis discovers, develops, manufactures and commercializes medicines, vaccines and diagnostic products, which are complemented by biodevices, genetic tests and precision livestock farming. Zoetis serves veterinarians, livestock producers and people who raise and care for farm and companion animals in more than 100 countries.