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Lab Assistant 2nd Shift in Hickory, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 1/4/2019

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Job Number: 31155

Lab Assistant 2nd Shift

Job Description:

Our partner, a national provider of diagnostic testing, has an immediate need for Lab Assistants at their Hickory facility. This position will require preparing laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing. This position will be a 3 month contract. Shift hours will be Monday-Friday 3:30p- 12:30am. Flexibility to work overtime is required. Hours are subject to change, depending on workload.


  • Unpacks specimens and categorize by type for transit to various staging areas

  • Will perform fast paced work while standing

  • Handles high volume of human specimens daily (blood, urine, stool, etc)

  • Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments

  • Staging of specimens, operating centrifuge, separating serum and blood smears

  • Perform data entry of test requisition information

  • Aliquots sample for departments

  • Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimens

  • Answer telephones, maintain logs/records

Education Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED equivalent

Desired Background/Skills:


    • Experience working in a fast paced, hands on work environment

    • Prior experience in manufacturing or healthcare is preferred

    • Ability to multitask in a fast paced work environment

    • Effective written and verbal communication

    • Strong attention to detail

    • Ability to work unsupervised as well as working well with others

    • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs

    • Proper identification of known hazardous material in the work place and knowledge of personal protection measures

    • 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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