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

Date Posted: 7/15/2019

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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 Science graduates.


This is a contract to possible hire position!



Medical Lab Assistant hours: Overnights Third shift 12am -830am Tuesday -Saturday 

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 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


Job Requirements

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 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
* Specimen processing experience
* Strong memorization skills
* Experience working with Laboratory Information Systems
* Able to decipher the relevance of information on requisitions

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