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averhealth LC-MS/MS Technician (Overnight) in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Description

At Averhealth, our mission is to reclaim lives, unite families, and strengthen communities by creating and providing the smartest, most innovative solutions for substance use disorder treatment and recovery. We seamlessly integrate every element of our clients? testing needs including collections, laboratory services, results reporting, and every step in between. By joining Averhealth, you will become part of a friendly and fast-growing organization with an important purpose. Averhealth has a direct impact on someone?s road to recovery.

  • Full Time (35-45 hours/week)

  • Monday through Friday 8:00pm - 4:30am or 9:00pm - 5:30am

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Prepare biological samples for analysis by LC/MS/MS

  • Operate LC-MS/MS instrumentation

  • Review data generated by LC-MS/MS instrumentation and report results

  • Provide legal testimony as needed

  • Assist with training new staff on sample preparation, LC-MS/MS operation, and data review

  • Assist with method development of toxicology drugs of abuse on an LC

  • MS/MS instrument including the sample preparation and validation per CLIA guidelines

  • Adhere to all security procedures for ensuring confidentiality of donor information

  • Adhere to all established guidelines outlined in Averhealth Employee Guidebook

  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor


  • Knowledge of drug metabolism

  • Outstanding attention to detail

  • Ability to operate, perform routine maintenance and troubleshoot laboratory instrumentation

  • Knowledge of common laboratory techniques

  • Familiarity with certification requirements for CLIA, CAP, or other relevant regulatory bodies

  • Familiarity with Laboratory Information Systems (LIS)

  • Ability to communicate with customers, judges, physicians, and attorneys on laboratory procedures

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume setting

  • Ability to manage time effectively

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds


  • Bachelor?s degree in science or equivalent relevant field required

  • 1+ years? experience operating and reviewing data for an LC-MS/MS instrument. ABSciex experience preferred

  • 1+ years? experience in a biological laboratory environment