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Lab Assistant in Lexington, KY with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Number: 31008


Lab Assistant


Job Description:

Prepares laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing. Unpacks specimens from branches or ports and routes specimens by type to various staging areas. Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimens, centrifuge, separate serum, and blood smears. May perform data entry of test requisition information. Aliquots sample for departments. Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimens.


Responsibilities:


  • Receive and check in specimens through the SRS system

  • Storing, retrieving, and disposing of samples

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

  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures including safety and quality standards

  • Use computerized databases

  • Answer telephones

  • Maintain logs/records


Education Requirements:


  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent w/1-2 years of experience.


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


    Other Information:




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