The Laboratory Aide assists in specimen receipt, monitoring of laboratory specimens, clerical duties, receptionist duties, process specimens going to reference laboratories, evaluates specimens for acceptability, participates in inventory control and performs initial sample ,…
Full Description :
Under the direction of the Laboratory Manager, the Laboratory Aide assists in specimen receipt, monitoring of laboratory specimens, clerical duties, receptionist duties, process specimens going to reference laboratories, evaluates specimens for acceptability, participates in inventory control and performs initial sample processing to prepare samples for testing.
Beyond the day-to-day sample processing, the Laboratory Aide will help ensure all supplies needed for the day’s testing are available, rejected samples are appropriately documented, ensure sure that customer and client queries and complaints are communicated to the lab manager, and that the laboratory workspace is kept clean.
Assures the quality and quantity of specimen is submitted for analysis is acceptable.
Participates in an approved competency program that demonstrates knowledge and skill and includes specimen receiving and processing
Processes samples to prepare them for testing.
Receives and racks samples through the Laboratory Information System
Continually makes best use of time during their shift by assuming responsibility for communicating pertinent information with co-workers; completion of shift, and coordinating lunch/breaks and daily tasks in a manner which meets the needs of the laboratory.
Demonstrates responsibility and flexibility in maintaining work schedules consistent with the needs of the laboratory.
Assists in training new employees and students; willingly assist those with insufficient knowledge or inability to complete assigned tasks or duties.
Routinely clean and disinfect workspace.
Performs additional duties, as necessary.
High school diploma or equivalent
No experience required
Experience & Skills:
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work
Organization and the ability to multitask to complete a wide variety of tasks
Flexibility to help them adjust to new tasks if company or office needs change
Strong interpersonal skills to interact positively with all employees
Attention to detail to ensure tasks are completed thoroughly and correctly
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $15.00 per hour
Paid time off
COVID-19 considerations: All employees wear appropriate PPE as required in a BSL-2 laboratory. All employees are tested 2 times per week
High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Only full-time employees eligible
Remote interview process
Personal protective equipment provided or required
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place