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Lab Assistant

Company: Quest Diagnostics
Location: Anderson
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Job Description:

Lab Asst I 2015 Jackson St, Anderson, IN 46016Anderson, IN - Monday-Friday (Rotational Saturday) - -*Proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be required - exemptions from vaccination requirement for medical and religious reasons will be considered if a conditional offer of employment is extended. -JOB SUMMARY:

  • Perform the daily activities as described below. Basic Purpose: Perform various routine laboratory functions in a precise and accurate fashion to assist the laboratory professional staff and to facilitate production. JOB REQUIREMENTS:
    • Sorting, and receiving specimens in the department.
    • Performs routine instrument maintenance on some equipment.
    • Performs laboratory tasks of centrifuging specimens, printing extra labels, recording data (temperature charts) specimen storage and retrieval.
    • Preparing reagents and or media in the department.
    • Preparing specimens at workstations for testing. (Including building worklists, aliquoting specimens into sample cups, checking specimens for clots and fibrin, inoculation, slide preparation)
    • Performs QA/QC duties as assigned.
    • Resolves pending lists.
    • Finds missing samples.
    • Decontaminates work areas.
    • Performs weekly radioactive wipe tests.
    • Maintains files for department records.
    • Changes gas cylinders.
    • Follows all PPE requirements and all safety regulations.
    • Uses the laboratory computer system as well as operates PCs.
    • Disposes of biohazardous material.
    • Completes training and competency checklists as appropriate. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, but rather a general description of the work performed by this position. Education:
      • High school diploma or equivalent. Medical assistant training helpful. Math and science courses preferred. Work Experience: None required Special Requirements:
        • Must have the ability to establish work priorities and to handle several tasks for maximum workstation efficiency.
        • Must be able to retain information once learned.
        • Must interact with other coworkers, internal and external customers with courtesy and respect.Key Word Search: laboratory, medicalreq93609

Keywords: Quest Diagnostics, Anderson , Lab Assistant, Healthcare , Anderson, Indiana

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