Humera - Administrative and Professional Staffing

Laboratory Assistant

7 days left

Location
New Brighton, MN, United States
Salary
Contact For Rate
Posted
Aug 12, 2018
Closes
Aug 27, 2018
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Humera is seeking multiple Laboratory Assistants to aid in the pre-analytical and post-analytical processes of diagnostic and therapeutic testing with our client located in New Brighton, MN. As a clinical laboratory assistant you will work in a fast paced, production type environment performing a vital component of medical laboratory science. If you are motivated by job satisfaction, come join an industry leader to grow your career in the Medical Laboratory industry. You will receive on the job training that will allow you to aid in providing the medical community with accurate results for client and patients.Duties

  • Prepare laboratory specimens (blood, urine, and body fluids) for testing.
  • Make bulk reagents and empty waste
  • Prepare all paperwork, performs all procedures required to process and submit specimens
  • Assign specific computer generated identification numbers, check for accuracy, and record all items processed
  • Forward accessioned specimens to designated laboratory location(s), tracking all movement and location(s) through the data base
  • Locate, retrieve, and track movement of samples from various departments as requested
  • Maintain a clean, well-stocked, organized work area
  • Perform required maintenance on equipment
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures including safety and quality standards

Skills and Qualifications

Required License/Certification/Education:
  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent communication skills necessary to deal effectively with co-workers and clients
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment to meet established turn-around-times
  • Intermediate computer, typing, and 10-key skills
  • Must be able to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
Administrative:
  • Knowledge of office equipment and computer experience required
  • Maintain logs/records, proficiency with numbers, research information, and use computerized databases
  • Able to work independently under general supervision with excellent time management, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Able to work in a fast paced production environment to meet established turnaround times
  • Effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
  • Previous experience in a laboratory setting
  • Knowledge of specimen types, tubes, and media
  • Able to decipher relevance of information on requisitions
  • Understanding of HIPAA regulations and Universal Precautions when dealing with patient sample
  • Previous experience in a production type environment is a plus

Schedule

1st shift, 2nd shift, and 3rd shift positions are available. Start times may vary.

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