Humera - Administrative and Professional Staffing

Clinical Processing Lab Assistant

New Brighton, MN, United States
Contact For Rate
Jun 10, 2018
Jun 13, 2018
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Humera is seeking a Clinical Processing Lab Assistant for our client in the New Brighton, MN area. This is a long term contract opportunity!

Our client's comprehensive laboratory and testing services coupled with our commitment to excellent customer service ensures that our clients' testing programs operate as efficiently and effectively as possible. They are committed to building strong relationships with their clients; being responsive to questions and adaptable to their needs.
  • Receives, accessions, aliquots, stores and disposes of specimens in the Forensic Processing area, while maintaining chain of custody.
  • Receive specimens for testing; evaluate specimens and test orders; accession and aliquot specimens, organize work to maintain efficiency and acceptable turn-around-time; recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately.
  • Process client samples, quality control samples and proficiency samples. Adhere to the SOP.
  • Maintain work area, equipment, cleans, and perform scheduled and as needed maintenance procedures.
  • Complete all documents accurately and neatly. Monitor chain of custody, and custody and control forms for completeness and acceptability.
  • Perform material handling duties by supplying workstations with packaged samples to process, racks and bins to hold processed samples, removal of empty racks and bins, and stocking of other supplies necessary for the accessioning of samples.
  • Use independent judgment to decide how to process a wide variety of samples in accordance with applicable requirements, standards and regulations.
  • 90% of time will be accessioning specimens / 10% performing higher level laboratory assistant functions

Required Education, Experience, Skills and Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Intermediate computer, typing and 10 key skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Able to work in a fast paced production environment to meet established turnaround times
Key Responsibilities:
  • Receive and check in specimens through the SRS system
  • Storing, retrieving, and disposing of samples
  • Maintain a clean, well-stocked, organized work area
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures including safety and quality standards

    Tuesday - Saturday 5PM - 1:30 AM (2nd shift); overtime required to finish work at end of shift on short-notice as business needs required

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