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

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

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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. Warehouse, package handlers, and light industrial experience a plus!
This is a contract to possible hire position!
Medical Lab Assistant hours: Overnights Third shift
Medical lab Assistant pay rate: 14.50an hour
* 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 data base 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 testing process and post retention
* Maintain a clean, well-stocked, organized work area
* Follow all Standard Operating Procedures including safety and quality standards

Required Skills and Qualifications
* High School Diploma or equivalent; prefer some post-high school education
* Accurate and efficient alpha numeric 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 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 fast paced environment with multiple priorities
Preferred education, skills
* Specimen processing experience
* Strong memorization skills
* Experience working with Laboratory Information Systems
* Able to decipher relevance of information on requisitions