The Clinical Laboratory Assistant processes requests and receives clinical laboratory/clinical research/research testing material within the Central Receiving area of Clinical Laboratory. Accessions, processes, and routes clinical laboratory testing material to appropriate clinical testing area. Transcribes, prints, sorts, mails, and faxes laboratory reports.
Handles requests for laboratory reports, specimen tracking, and laboratory requests via phone, email, mail, and other correspondence methods. Assists with the performance of laboratory quality control, equipment maintenance, and quality assurance activities. Maintains laboratory supply inventories and processes requests for supply orders. Routine duties will include cleaning and maintenance of laboratory equipment; sorting, distributing, and filing testing material; preparing stock solutions, loading and unloading automated stainers, specimen delivery and pick up, recycling various solutions, inventory and stock supplies, and disposal of specimens.
Applicants must have an Associate’s degree in a Healthcare discipline; or an Associate’s degree and the equivalent of one year of full-time experience in a clinical or research setting requiring the use of medical/laboratory terminology; or a High School diploma or G.E.D. and current enrollment in an approved BS program in Clinical Laboratory Technology; or a High School diploma or G.E.D. and the equivalent of two years of full time experience in a clinical or research setting requiring the use of medical/laboratory terminology.
The preferred candidate will have previous Clinical Laboratory experience, experience in a customer service oriented discipline, basic knowledge of Clinical Laboratory terminology and procedures, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a diverse setting.
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