Lab Assistant in Dallas, TX with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 11/20/2020

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Job Number: 39699


Lab Assistant


Job Description:

Our partner, a national provider of diagnostic testing, has an immediate need for Lab Assistants at their Dallas 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 potential of long-term advancement. There are several shift opportunities available. They are 8-hour shifts with a pay range between $15- $18/hr with the potential for growth.


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:


  • Bachelors of Science in Biology or Chemistry or an Associates Degree in Science is required

  • 1+ years of experience in the Lab is preferred


Desired Background/Skills:


  • 1+ years of experience in the Lab is preferred


Qualifications:


  • Experience working in a face-paced, hands-on work environment

  • Prior experience in Manufacturing, Biotechnology, or Healthcare is preferred

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent computer skills including the ability to accurately type and perform data entry

  • Ability to work unsupervised as well as working with other team members

  • Ability to lift up to 30lbs

  • Flexible to work 2nd or 3rd shifts are required, including weekends or holidays


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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