Medical Laboratory Assistant in Saint Paul, MN at Jobs | Lyneer Staffing

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

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Job Description

We are seeking a Laboratory Assistant for our National Reference Medical Laboratory.

Are you looking to make a difference in the Health care Industry?

This is an excellent entry-level opportunity for recent medical training school, Warehouse, Fast food, Restaurant experience a plus!
This is a contract to possible hire position!

Medical Lab Assistant hours:  All Shifts 

Medical lab Assistant pay rate: 13.00-15.00 an hour DOE

Medical lab Assistant Responsibilities
• Receive and check-in samples as they are delivered to the laboratory
• Identify discrepancies, validity, stabilities
• Sort and code according to department guidelines
• Entry patient demographics utilizing multiple database systems
• Prepare laboratory specimens (blood, urine, stool, sputum, body fluids, etc.) for various technical areas prior to laboratory analysis
• Accurately label, centrifuge, aliquot, and document samples and sample types
• Sorting, racking and delivering samples
• Processing 40-70 samples per hour
• Storing, retrieving, and disposing of samples during the testing process and post-retention
• Maintain a clean, well-stocked, organized work area
• Follow all Standard Operating Procedures including safety and quality standards

Job Requirements

Required Skills and Qualifications for a Medical Lab Assistant
• High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer some post-high school education
• Data entry
• Ability to work with accuracy and speed while paying close attention to detail
• Effective written and verbal communication
• Able to handle stressful situations caused by high volume and deadlines
• Prolonged standing may be required
• Must be able to adjust the schedule to meet business unit requirements, which may include extended hours.
• Must have the mental alertness and high energy required to appropriately perform the job
• Work effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities
Preferred education, skills
• Strong memorization skills
• Able to decipher the relevance of information on requisitions


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