Lab Assistant in Shelton, CT with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 4/29/2021

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Job Number: 41026


Lab Assistant


Job Description:

Our partner, a national provider of diagnostic testing, has an immediate need for Laboratory Assistants at their location in Shelton, CT. This position will require preparing laboratory specimens for designated departments prior to diagnostic analysis and testing.


Responsibilities:


  • Enters patient and sample information in the computer system

  • Assigns specific computer generated identification numbers, checks for accuracy and records all items processed

  • Operates data entry terminals and automated data systems, follows standard sequences and coding when entering data and corrects, edits, and verifies data entered into automated systems

  • Handle a high volume of specimen each day (blood, urine, saliva etc)

  • Prepare all specimen received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimen, centrifuge, separate serum, and blood smears

  • May perform data entry of test requisition information

  • Aliquot and separate samples for departments

  • Prepare excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimen

  • Answer telephones, maintain logs and records


Education Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent


Desired Background/Skills:


  • Familiarity with lab equipment is preferred

  • Experience utilizing computerized databases


Qualifications:


  • Experience performing repetitive lab based tasks in a fast paced work environment

  • Effective written and verbal communication

  • Ability to research information

  • Staying active and attentive to details

  • Ability to multitask

  • Work unsupervised and work well with others

  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

  • Proper identification of known hazardous material in the work place

  • Must comply with applicable safety procedures


Other Information:




    Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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