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Montgomery County Coroner | Miami Valley Regional Crime Laboratory – Forensic Toxicologist

The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office is in Dayton, Ohio. We are currently seeking a highly motivated individual for a full-time position in the Forensic Toxicology Section. Our office serves law enforcement agencies throughout Ohio and over 40 coroner’s offices in Ohio and Indiana. The annual toxicology case load is about 4,000 cases. The employee will be trained in the analysis of drugs in biological matrices using solid-phase extraction with subsequent analysis by GC/MS and LCMSMS. Additional duties include, but are not limited to, preparing accurate reports pertaining to analysis, providing testimony as an expert witness in a court of law, preparing solutions, and providing training when necessary. The toxicologist is required to work with hazardous chemical and lift moderate weights with other duties assigned as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor of Science degree in forensic Science or a natural science from an accredited four-year college
  • Ability to communication effectively verbally and in writing
  • Proficient with computers and software
  • Valid driver’s license and motor vehicle insurance

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience as a Forensic Toxicologist in an accredited lab
  • A Master’s Degree in Forensic Science or a natural science from an accredited school
  • Board certification as a forensic toxicologist, or meets educational requirements to become board certified

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8AM to 4PM. Our office currently offers fully trained employees the option to switch to a 32-hour work week while still being pad for a 40-hour week. Remote work is also available on occasion.

Salary: Salary is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience.

Application Process: Complete and print the application found at: https://www.mcohio.org/DocumentCenter/View/4034/Toxicologist-position

Mail your curriculum vitae and college transcript(s) to: Matthew Juhascik (juhascikm@mcohio.org)

Applicants are subject to a background check, fingerprints, and drug screen. Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2023 with a rolling interview process.

Forensic Scientist 9 – P11 – FSB / FSD / Lansing Laboratory – North/Toxicology Unit

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At the trainee level, the incumbent, under the direction of a training officer or unit supervisor, receives, examines, and evaluates evidence for alcohol and drug content in connection with criminal cases and death investigations. The incumbent progresses through the series, gaining knowledge and skills, to work independently and become an expert able to testify in court.

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Job Announcement – Operational Director of Toxicology Laboratory

If you are interested in this position, please visit the TASC website at www.tasc.org and apply online.

The Agency

At TASC, we serve people who have cases in courts, corrections, and family service systems across Illinois — and we help people move beyond their involvement in these systems, rebuild their lives, and connect to positive supports in the community. When you work with TASC, you are part of a team committed to reducing people’s involvement with the justice system.

In this position, you will be part of TASC’s agency infrastructure working to advance our mission to build a healthier, safer, and more just society.

The Position

This position is responsible for the overall operation, quality and administration of the agency moderate complexity toxicology laboratories (Chicago and Rockford). This position works closely with and performs duties as deemed by the CLIA Laboratory Director. This position also serves as a liaison between the lab, clients and external stakeholders.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of the laboratories and testing personnel
  • Provides timely and accurate reporting of toxicology testing results
  • Maintains compliance with CLIA requirements
  • Establishes, monitors and  maintains laboratory Quality Assurance program
  • Troubleshoots and develops solutions for corrective actions
  • Provides training for personnel
  • Provides clinical and technical consultation when need
  • Responsible for and assists in the interpretation of test results. Refers to the CLIA Laboratory Director for any complicated interpretations

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory/medical technology science or related field
  • At least five years of clinical laboratory experience
  • Medical technology accreditation or equivalent preferred
  • Meets the requirements for Technical Consultant for a Moderate Complexity Laboratory as outline by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act of 1988
  • Ability to work with a diverse population
  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel as needed (evening/weekend hours)

If you are interested in this position, please visit the TASC website at www.tasc.org and apply online.

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