Medical Laboratory Assistant in Calabasas, CA at Jobs | Lyneer Staffing

Date Posted: 10/7/2019

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Job Description

We are seeking a Medical Laboratory Assistant for our National Reference Medical Laboratory. This is an excellent entry-level opportunity for recent medical training school or college graduates.

Experience working in healthcare, for example volunteering at a hospital, worked in a lab, has taken Chemistry classes, exposure to the medical field is ideal

This is a contract to possible hire position!

Medical Lab Assistant hours: Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 11 pm to 7:30 am

Medical lab Assistant pay rate: 14.25 an hour

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

Medical Lab Assistant Required Skills and Qualifications

• High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer some post-high school education

• Accurate and efficient alphanumeric type skill by touch

• 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

• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

• 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 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