Clinical Laboratory Assistant

Post #
7220
Company
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center
Department
Human Histology
Hours/Shift
Full-time; Days; Variable
Salary
$36,772 annually; Includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Description of Duties

Processes requests and receives clinical laboratory/clinical research/research testing material within the department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine; 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. The primary assignment of this role will be the accessioning of Pathology cases submitted from the Operating Room, clinics, and external clients for diagnostic Pathology evaluation.

Qualifications

Applicants must possess an Associate’s degree in a Healthcare discipline; or 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 High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma and current enrollment in an approved BS program in Clinical Laboratory Technology; or High School Diploma or High School Equivalency Diploma 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 knowledge of medical terminology, current or previous experience in a clinical laboratory or healthcare setting and possess excellent communication and customer service skills.

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