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

Date Posted: 8/24/2018

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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

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