Lab Assistant in Overland Park, KS with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 2/4/2021

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Job Number: 38484


Lab Assistant


Job Description:

Our partner, a national provider of diagnostic testing, has an immediate need for a Lab Assistant at their Overland Park facility. This position will require preparing laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing. This position will be a contract position with the potential for long-term advancement. There are 8-hour 3rd shift schedules available, but the flexibility for OT is required. Candidates should be prepared to work at least 5 hours of overtime per work or more, depending on the workload. The pay will range between $16/hr - 17/hr depending on experience.


Responsibilities:


  • Scan samples into an inventory system for storage, discard old samples, move and place samples racks into storage in coolers and freezers

  • 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/records


Education Requirements:


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Associates in Science or Bachelor's in Science is highly desired


Desired Background/Skills:


  • Lab experience is desired


Qualifications:


  • Experience performing repetitive tasks in a fast-paced work environment

  • Experience utilizing computerized databases

  • Familiarity with lab equipment is preferred

  • 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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