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Lab Assistant in Saint Paul, MN with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 7/31/2018

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Job Number: 30353


Lab Assistant


Job Description:

MedTox Laboratories, a LabCorp Specialty Testing Group, located in St. Paul, MN operates a SAMHSA-certified drug testing laboratory and CAP and CLIA-certified clinical laboratory. Our comprehensive laboratory and testing services coupled with our commitment to excellent customer service ensures that our clients' testing programs operate as efficiently and effectively as possible. We are committed to building strong relationships with our clients; being responsive to their questions and adaptable to their needs. The assistant unpacks specimens from branches or ports and routes specimens by type to various staging areas. Handles high volume of specimens daily (blood, urine, saliva, etc.)


Responsibilities:


  • Receive and check in samples as they are delivered to the laboratory

  • Identify discrepancies, validity, stabilities

  • Sort and code according to department guidelines

  • Entry patient demographics utilizing multiple data base systems

  • Prepare laboratory specimens (blood, urine, stool, sputum, body fluids, etc.) for various technical areas prior to laboratory analysis

  • Accurately label, centrifuge, aliquot, and document samples and sample types

  • Sorting, racking and delivering samples

  • Processing 40-70 samples per hour

  • Storing, retrieving, and disposing of samples during testing process and post retention

  • Maintain a clean, well-stocked, organized work area

  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures including safety and quality standards


Education Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer some post-high school education


Desired Background/Skills:



    Qualifications:


    • Accurate and efficient alpha numeric type skill by touch

    • Ability to work with accuracy and speed while paying close attention to detail

    • Effective written and verbal communication

    • Able to handle stressful situations caused by high volume and deadlines

    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

    • Prolonged standing may be required

    • Must be able to adjust schedule to meet business unit requirements, which may include extended hours.

    • Must have the mental alertness and high energy required to appropriately perform job

    • Work effectively in fast paced environment with multiple priorities


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